With the presidential election four weeks away… it’s debate season. WORT will carry live coverage of the vice presidential debate, the only VP debate this election, on Wednesday, October 7th from 8-10:30pm. From 8-9:30 pm, listen to Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris duke it out live from the University […]
In the aftermath of Tuesday’s debate and with the November election fast approaching, today Allen spends the hour with co-pilot Bert Zipperer and media scholar Bob McChesney to talk about why independent media is vital for democracy. Their conversation covers a variety of topics, from the presidential debate to sports during COVID-19 to news deserts […]
All politics are theater. The goal of rallies, debates and campaign ads is less a nuanced discussion of public policy, and more a frenzied attempt at grabbing voters’ attention. Tonight, Joe Biden will square off against Donald Trump in the first presidential debate of the general election. But this particular case of political theater is […]
Tuesday, August 14th, is Wisconsin’s gubernatorial primary. Starting at 7 a.m., voters will select a candidate from eight Democrats seeking to oust incumbent Governor Republican Scott Walker. On Wednesday, August 8, WORT teamed up with Isthmus, the Progressive and Madison Central Library to bring you the last primary debate between Democratic Candidates Tony Evers, Matt […]
WORT 89.9 FM, Isthmus, The Progressive magazine, and the Madison Public Library are sponsoring a candidate forum for all Democratic candidates for the Wisconsin gubernatorial primary. All eight campaigns have confirmed attendance. Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. Candidate Meet & Greet […]
MADISON (WORT) — Justice Ann Walsh Bradley is being challenged by Rock County Circuit Court Judge James Daley for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Bradley and Daley held their only televised debate on Friday.