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August 12, 2016

Here and Now #1507 — Full Episode

UW System President Ray Cross and state Sen. Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, and UW System President Ray Cross voice their opinions on state funding for the UW System. Charles Franklin analyzes the latest Marquette Law School poll. Three national figures swept their party primary elections Tuesday.

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August 12, 2016

Ryan, Johnson, Feingold Sweep Primary Races

Wisconsin voters headed to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots for hopefuls in their party. In the national races, sitting U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and Russ Feingold will officially face of in November. Johnson ran unopposed and Feingold beat his opponent by wide margins. House Speaker Paul Ryan also easily beat his Trump-echoing opponent, Paul Nehlen.

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August 5, 2016

Charlie Sykes Talks About Trump In Wisconsin

The Republican presidential nominee will appear in Green Bay for a campaign rally Friday. Sykes criticizes his campaign and looks to the future of Trump in the state, still months away from the November election. Brown County Republican Party Chair Marian Krumberger voices her support for the Trump campaign.

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August 5, 2016

Vice Presidential Nominee Tim Kaine Campaigns In Milwaukee

Zac Schultz reports from Milwaukee after the event. Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton selected the U.S. Senator from Virginia before the Democratic National Convention. It's a busy day for presidential campaigns, with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence, hosting a rally in Green Bay later.

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August 5, 2016

UW-Stout Chancellor On Potential Tuition Freeze Renewal

Gov. Scott Walker announced he plans to freeze tuition again in the next biennial budget. Tuition has now been frozen since 2013 for in-state students at University of Wisconsin System colleges and universities. UW administrators are fine with the freeze they say, as long as they receive additional state funding to make up for it. Walker says he has no plans to write that into the budget.

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August 5, 2016

Competitive Congressional District Gears Up For Primary Race

Rep. Reid Ribble, R-Wisc., is not seeking reelection in the 8th congressional district. Republicans vying for the seat are state Sen. Frank Lasee, R-De Pere, Mike Gallagher, a former U.S. Marine who then worked on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Village of Forestville President Terry McNulty. Running uncontested for the Democratic nomination is Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson.

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August 5, 2016

Here and Now #1506 — Full Episode

UW-Stout Chanellor Bob Meyer on Gov. Scott Walker's proposed tuition freeze extension, Milwaukee conservative talk show host Charlie Sykes on Wisconsin's relationship with Donald Trump and Zac Schultz reports from Milwaukee, where Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine made a campaign stop Friday.

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July 29, 2016

Senator Tammy Baldwin interviewed on floor of DNC

Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin is interviewed by NPR's Rachel Martin on the floor at the Democratic National Convention shortly after presenting the Wisconsin delegation's votes for presidential nomination.

July 29, 2016

Ross And McCoshen Discuss Democratic National Convention

Scot Ross is the executive director of One Wisconsin Now and Bill McCoshen is the managing partner of Capitol Consultants. They provide partisan analysis of recent convention events, what momentum parties need to achieve successful presidential runs, and Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton's performance.

July 29, 2016

Johnson Reflects On Democratic Convention In Philadelphia

WPR's Shawn Johnson shares insight from events in Pennsylvania over the past few days. He reflects on crowd reactions and speakers, as well as the history made when Hillary Clinton was the first woman to accept a major party nomination for president.