Reports indicate that when Barack Obama’s memoir is released on Tuesday, it will be the literary event of the year. Today on “What’s the Word” Adam Schuster explores the history of the presidential memoir, how it’s simultaneously so popular and yet so criticized, and how this release could be the most significant of all.
After a contentious election in Wisconsin last week, today we travel back to a more hopeful political time with Mary Lang Sollinger, author of the new book From Inspiration to Activism: A Personal Journey Through Obama’s Presidential Campaign, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at her work in political canvassing and fundraising for Barack Obama. Mary […]
While some have lauded Obama’s attempts to offer immigration relief through executive orders in November 2014, the best of those provisions—extension of the deferred action immigration relief to parents of US citizens has been stopped up in the courts. Meanwhile, his enforcement strategy has continued. In late December, the Washington Post reported that the administration […]
MADISON (WORT) –On Labor Day, President Barack Obama argued for the continued importance of labor unions and joked about the 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls, including Governor Scott Walker. Darien Lamen reports.
President Obama issued an executive order to reform U.S. immigration policy. Will it it make a difference? Alex Gillis of the Immigrant Workers Union, joins us with a reaction.
MADISON (WORT) — Where do U.S. Senators Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) stand on net neutrality? Dylan Brogan reports.