Millions In Ad Spending In Wisconsin’s Senate Race, What We Look Forward To After The Election, History of Immigration

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It’s hard to remember what was on the news before 2016 election season. One Wisconsin newspaper’s editorial board made a list of all the things they look forward to doing after the election results are in on November 8th. We find out more. We also learn about the history of immigration and anti-immigrant backlash, and we talk to a political scientist about how millions are being spent in ads in Wisconsin’s Senate race just a week before Election Day.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Senate Ad Spending Ramps Up In The Last Week Before The Election

    The Senate race in Wisconsin between incumbent Republican Ron Johnson and Democratic challenger Russ Feingold is getting more national attention. Millions of dollars in the form of TV ads are pouring into Wisconsin as Political Action Committees, or PACs, supporting the candidates try to sway the election next week. We talk to a political scientist about the state of the race a week before Election Day.

  • Looking Forward To The Day After Election Day

    Looking forward to the end of the election season? You’re not alone. An editorial board member from the Appleton Post-Crescent tells us why this election is wearing us down–and what to look forward to when it’s done.

  • The History Of Immigration And Immigrant Backlash In The United States

    Immigration has been a hot topic in this election cycle. We talk to an expert about the history of immigration and immigrant backlash in the United States.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Susan Johnson Guest
  • Sarah Riley Guest
  • Cindy I-Fen Cheng Guest

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