Patrick Barrett talks with WORT’s Darien Lamen about third party candidates, the limits of electoral politics, and the rightward drift of the U.S. political system.
Today, US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called WORT ahead of his campaign visit to Madison. He explained why he thought students and young people were so attracted to his campaign. He would not offer a prediction for the April 5th primary election in Wisconsin, saying he is focusing his attention now on getting more people […]
WORT’s Darien Lamen talks with John Nichols about what’s happening in Wisconsin’s Democratic presidential primary. Nichols writes about electoral politics for The Nation magazine and he is also Associate Editor of The Capital Times in Madison.
What role will Wisconsin Latinos play in determining the outcome of this year’s presidential elections? WORT’s Darien Lamen speaks with Dante Viscarra of La Comunidad News about getting out the Latino vote.
(WORT) — UPDATE, January 8: Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell confirmed Friday afternoon that Rob Dz will be on the ballot in the District One Dane County Board race. Dz was able to correct two signatures previously ruled invalid. Upon further review, McDonell also deemed a third signature compliant bringing the total up to 51, one more than Dz needed to be an official candidate.
(WORT) — GOP Congressman Paul Ryan from Janesville is set to make history this week. He is expected to be the first Wisconsin member of the U.S. Congress to be elected Speaker of the House, is third in line to the presidency.