Mondays With Mike, Baldwin For Vice President Opinion, Asian Giant Hornet

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is the highest profile female politician in Wisconsin. Scott Bauer/AP Photo

WPR’s director discusses some special programming coming up and takes listener questions about WPR’s work during the coronavirus pandemic. Then a political reporter explains his reasoning for why Sen. Tammy Baldwin should be Joe Biden’s running mate. Plus, news of a new invasive hornet in the U.S.

Featured in this Show

  • Mondays With Mike: May 2020 Edition

    It’s the first Monday of May, which means its time for another edition of Mondays with Mike. Wisconsin Public Radio Director Mike Crane has the latest on WPR programming and operations, including upcoming specials on COVID-19 and Giving Tuesday.

  • Asian Giant Hornet, Now In Western US, Poses Threat To Honeybees And Humans

    An insect being called the “murder hornet” was found for the first time this year in Washington state. We talk with an entomologist about the damage it’s causing to honeybee hives, and how he and his colleagues are working to contain it.

  • The Case For Tammy Baldwin As Biden's VP

    A political and statistical reporter argues why Sen. Tammy Baldwin makes the best fit to be former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate in the presidential race.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Mike Crane Guest
  • Todd Murray Guest
  • David Byler Guest