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Holy mackerel, let's talk about the election

11/9/2018
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Cap Times news editor Jason Joyce joins Jessie this week to talk about Wisconsin's elections, how she covered election night and what she's watching in the next few weeks.

Duration:00:34:32

The final countdown (to Election Day)

11/5/2018
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WisPolitics reporter Briana Reilly joins Jessie to talk about the races they've been covering and look ahead to the days leading up to the election.

Duration:00:35:07

Bonus Episode: Dana Wachs on life after the campaign

10/30/2018
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Outgoing state Rep. Dana Wachs, D-Eau Claire, stopped by to talk with Jessie about life after a gubernatorial campaign in this Wedge Issues bonus episode.

Duration:00:20:29

Leah Vukmir

10/29/2018
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State Sen. Leah Vukmir, R-Brookfield, joins Jessie to discuss her campaign for U.S. Senate.

Duration:00:41:33

Tony Evers, Vol. 2

10/26/2018
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Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers joins Jessie to talk about his campaign to unseat Gov. Scott Walker.

Duration:00:42:15

Rough roads in the 17th Senate District

10/22/2018
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Cap Times reporter Katelyn Ferral joins Jessie to talk about the role transportation issues could play in the Wisconsin's 17th Senate District election.

Duration:00:19:43

Caleb Frostman

10/19/2018
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Democratic state Sen. Caleb Frostman, elected to represent Wisconsin's 1st Senate District in the June 12 special election, talks with Jessie about his campaign to represent the district for a full, four-year term.

Duration:00:37:49

Scott Walker

10/12/2018
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On today's episode, Jessie goes to Lambeau Field in Green Bay to talk with the gubernatorial incumbent, Gov. Scott Walker.

Duration:00:31:09

Bryan Steil

10/5/2018
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Bryan Steil, the Republican candidate for Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, talks with Jessie Opoien about his campaign.

Duration:00:39:57

Rebecca Kleefisch

9/28/2018
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Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch talks with Cap Times reporter Jessie Opoien about her re-election campaign and her career before politics.

Duration:00:41:28

Mandela Barnes

9/21/2018
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Former state Rep. Mandela Barnes, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Wisconsin, talks with Jessie Opoien about his campaign, his policy goals and what he would choose if he could only eat one meal a day.

Duration:00:45:46

Josh Kaul

9/14/2018
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Josh Kaul, Wisconsin's Democratic candidate for attorney general, talks about his campaign with Cap Times reporter Katelyn Ferral. Wedge Issues host Jessie Opoien catches up on the week's news with news editor Jason Joyce.

Duration:00:33:35

Charles Franklin

9/7/2018
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Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette University Law School poll, chats with Jessie Opoien about how he conducts the poll, why he likes it when other firms poll in Wisconsin and what pollsters missed in 2016.

Duration:00:57:31

When politics meets religion

8/31/2018
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Cap Times reporter Katelyn Ferral talks about her latest cover story, which features conversations with Christian voters in three different Wisconsin communities.

Duration:00:33:19

The kids are all right

8/24/2018
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To learn more about the political attitudes and beliefs of young voters, Jessie left the Madison bubble on a road trip to Oshkosh and Eau Claire.

Duration:00:24:23

A primary election recap

8/17/2018
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Primary election season has ended, but the race for the Nov. 6 elections has only just begun. Jessie talks with Erik about what happened last in the primaries, and the general election is already shaping up.

Duration:00:18:58

Tony Evers

8/10/2018
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It's less than a week until the state primary election day. This week, Jessie talks to the Democratic frontrunner in the race for governor: Tony Evers, the state superintendent of public instruction.

Duration:00:38:07

Mike McCabe

8/3/2018
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Mike McCabe, the former head of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign and founder of Blue Jean Nation, joins Jessie Opoien to talk about his campaign for governor.

Duration:00:32:13

Kathleen Vinehout

7/27/2018
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State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, joins us this week to discuss her campaign for governor.

Duration:00:37:45

Randy Bryce

7/20/2018
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On this episode we're joined by Randy Bryce, also known as the Ironstache. Bryce is a Democrat and a union ironworker who's running for Congress in Wisconsin's 1st District.

Duration:00:30:38