Last week, the emotional testimonies of Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh in front of the U.S Senate’s judiciary committee captured the nation’s attention. Ford says Kavanaugh and a friend tried to rape her at a high school gathering in the ’80s. Kavanaugh denies those claims. Now, the FBI is investigating the case ahead of […]
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh both testified in front of the U.S. Senate judiciary committee in Washington Thursday. Ford says Kavanaugh — who is nominated for a life term on the US Supreme Court — attempted to rape her at a party during high school. She recounted the incident to Senators, and […]
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces allegations of sexual assault after news surfaced last week of a letter detailing the assault was submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee. A Washington Post article over the weekend named the woman who says she was sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh while they were both in high school. WORT’s Will […]
The U-S Supreme Court dealt a blow to public sector unions today. Their ruling makes a first amendment case for employees to opt-out of union dues. The lead plaintiff on the case is a child support specialist with the state of Illinois: Mark Janus. Janus’s attorneys argued being required to pay union dues violated his […]
This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Gill versus Whitford, a lawsuit that’s set to decide the fates of Wisconsin’s state legislative districts. Plaintiffs are arguing that Republicans gerrymandered the state Assembly’s map after the 2010 census. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Patrick Marley is covering the case in Washington D.C.
The last time our Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing spoke with Bill Whitford, he was hoping to attract the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court with a lawsuit charging the State of Wisconsin with an illegal gerrymander. Since then, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case, marking the first time the Court […]