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Charlie Sykes is a conservative radio talk show host in Milwaukee. He's part of the "Never Trump" movement and shares his reactions to the election results. Republican Donald Trump beat Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in an expected Republican sweep of Wisconsin.
He beat opponent Russ Feingold, who was looking to take back the seat he lost to Johnson in 2010. WPT's Zac Schultz reported from at Johnson's election night party. Johnson said he'd still like to see Hillary Clinton prosecuted for the private email server she used while Secretary of State.
Professor Kathy Cramer wrote a book on rural resentment and politics, which focused on Wisconsin. It's called "The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker". She's also the director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service at UW-Madison.
WPT's Zac Schultz reports from U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's victorious election night celebration, Marquette poll director Charles Franklin discusses what the polls got wrong, conservative pundit Charlie Sykes shares his reactions to the election, state Rep. David Bowen, D-Milwaukee, talks about turnout in his area and UW professor Kathy Cramer talks about factors in Republican Donald Trump's win.
Rep. David Bowen, D-Milwaukee, talks about turnout and election results in and around his district. The state Legislature now has the largest Republican majority since the 1950s. Bowen gives his perspective as to why Democrats saw the losses that they did this week.
Charles Franklin is the director of the Marquette Law School poll. President-elect Donald Trump's win Tuesday night shocked pollsters, who had calculated leads for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for the vast majority of the general election. Franklin analyzes what might have gone wrong in polling strategies.
U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble is the out-going congressman of the Green Bay area's district. He talks about the presidential race in the Green Bay area and on his views of Donald Trump, who he's refused to endorse. He also looks back at his time representing the 8th congressional district in Washington.TRANSCRIPT
WPT reporter Zac Schultz maps out presidential campaign stops in state. Republican presidential candidate has consistently been behind in most polls despite a lack of campaign visits from Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton -- putting Wisconsin's status as a battleground state into question.TRANSCRIPT
The two candidates are running for three-term Rep. Reid Ribble's open seat. Democrat Tom Nelson is the Outagamie County executive and a former Wisconsin Assembly representative. Republican Mike Gallagher is a former intelligence officer for the U.S. Marines and former staffer for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.TRANSCRIPT
U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble talks about his time as a congressman for the state's 8th congressional district during his last months in office. Democrat Tom Nelson and Republican Mike Gallagher, the two candidates running for his seat, discuss issues facing the state and the presidential election. Zac Schultz takes a look at presidential campaign visits in Wisconsin.TRANSCRIPT