In his most extensive interview since leaving 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee, conservative author and pundit Charlie Sykes sat down with me for the latest episode of Outside the Bubble.
Now a fixture on national news programs, including MSNBC, Sykes reflects on his first year away from his Milwaukee radio talk show and reacts to his numerous, and vocal, critics.
Lisa Manna interviewed me for our latest EdgeCast about Sen. Tammy Baldwin releasing two new ads today. We break down the ads, including the overall messaging strategy of the incumbent Democrat as we forecast the next few months of the race.
Lowering the drinking age to 19, special DNR licenses for militrary veterans and more is on tap in this week’s episode of The Wheelercast. Plus, Gwyn launches her series on Women in the Capitol with an interview with State Senator Alberta Darling.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker formally announced his re-election campaign on Sunday. What are his prospects for victory? What are his strengths and vulnerabilities and who is his likely opponent? We chat about it over a pot of coffee and a couple of barking dogs in a weekend Edge Messaging chat.
Interesting article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel this morning accompanied by a tape recording of Republican US Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson seemingly agreeing with two unidentified men at a campaign event that Paul Ryan has a “light footprint in the state” and that Ryan’s lukewarm endorsement of President Trump “is a problem.” I can’t help but wonder if this is the influence of Steve Bannon in Nicholson’s campaign or just Nicholson’s inability to disagree with someone he wants to vote for him.
Lisa Manna and I talk about it in this short podcast.
Gwyn Guenther brings us the latest on the pending Senate and Assembly floor votes on the State Budget and the Foxconn Deal. She examines why Peter Barca stepped down as Assembly Minority Leader and discusses who may replace him. And we remember 9/11.