Campaigns and Elections,History
Before he was Governor Walker…
Before he was County Executive Walker…
Campaigns and Elections,Half Hour Happy Hour
This week’s Dailytakes Half Hour Happy Hour newsmaker interview will be with State Senator and Waukesha County Executive-Elect Paul Farrow.
In this preview clip, Farrow announces he will not be making an endorsement in the yet-to-be-called special election in the 33rd Senate District. “I am staying out,” he told me.
Edge Messaging,Fraley,Half Hour Happy Hour
This week Nik Nelson and I preview the Wisconsin Conservative Action Conference and review the week that was. More…
The movement to repeal Wisconsin’s archaic Prevailing Wage law has just heated up, big time. More…
See and hear the author of the proposal to repeal the prevailing wage law in Wisconsin.
Does he think Republican leadership is supportive of his efforts? What odds does he give to outright repeal? Is the State Budget the best vehicle by which to advance the proposal?
Ann Walsh Bradley, Brian Fraley, James Daley, Juvenile Justice, Prevailing Wage, Rep. Rob Hutton, Right on Crime, Scott Walker, Wisconsin Supreme Court
Don’t look now, but there is a bit of bipartisanship brewing in Madison.
Brian Fraley, Criminal Justice, Grover Norquist, MacIver Institute, Madison
This was a refreshing change of pace. On this week’s episode of the Half Hour Happy Hour, I put Charlie Sykes in the interview hot seat. He sounds off on the Walker for President operation, the sleepy state of the State Supreme Court race, the reporting decisions of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and more. He looks back on his 22 years as host of Midday with Charlie Sykes on AM 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee and he gives a glimpse into his upcoming new book.
I asked him how long he planned on continuing his radio show. Watch the show to see his surprising answer and catch my weekly rundown of current events with Nik Nelson. More…
620 WTMJ, Ann Walsh Bradley, Brian Fraley, Charlie Sykes, James Daley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Scott Walker
The New York Times is really stretching here, trying to advance the narrative that Scott Walker has undergone a retooling. More…
Brian Fraley, Campaigns and Elections, Media Elite, New York Times, Scott Walker
What are we to make of Scott Walker’s week?
Will things in the City of Milwaukee get better or worse?
Can a journalist successfully navigate the waters between news and opinion?
The answers to these questions and more can be found here… More…
Brian Fraley, Dan O'Donnell, Hillary Clinton, ISIS, Milwaukee, Scott Walker, Talk Radio
So, this is my first St. Patrick’s Day where I won’t be celebrating my Irish heritage.
It’s not that I have anything against St. Patrick’s Day (the second worst amateur hour drinkfest behind New Year’s eve).
It’s just that it turns out, I’m not Irish. More…