Dave Obey is no stranger to Congressional budget battles, having served Wisconsin’s 7th district from 1969 until 2011, twice as the chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee. He joined us to talk about the government shutdown, the deal that ended it, and the death of intelligent debate in the U.S. Congress.
MADISON (WORT) — Thousands of supporters came out for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s presidential kickoff in Waukesha this week.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin is slated to become the latest state to pass controversial right-to-work legislation. Dylan Brogan recaps Wisconsin’s swift and often bitter debate over right-to-work from start to finish.
MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin Assembly’s Labor Committee heard nearly 12 hours of public comment on proposed right-to-work legislation Monday. Despite the vast majority of testimony being in opposition to the bill, Wisconsin could be a right-to-work state by the end of the week.
In this commentary, Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe discusses the state of the Democratic Party in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s shocking election. What does the party need to change? Will the Republican Party survive a Trump presidency?
Changes to our health care system will affect millions of American citizens who are dependent on accessible and affordable health insurance. Republicans are determined to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but haven’t yet found a good solution as to how to accomplish that. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean Nation gives his […]