News, This Week In Washington, Redraw WI District Maps Now, Say Cullen & Schultz

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We’re joined by a political analyst to recap the week’s news from Washington, where the White House transition is in full swing and President Obama is planning his farewell address. Two former state senators – a Republican and a Democrat – are calling for Wisconsin’s legislative district maps to be redrawn as a matter of urgency. They tell us why. And yesterday marked the start of Wisconsin’s legislative session, we’ll found what lawmakers top priorities are this term.

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Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Harry Enten Guest
  • Tim Cullen Guest
  • Dale Schultz Guest