State supreme court rulings, Professional golf split, Religion and politics

Air Date:
Heard On Central Time
Brian Hagedorn
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn speaks at a news conference Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in Pewaukee. Hagedorn, a conservative, led liberal-backed Lisa Neubauer by 5,962 votes out of 1.2 million cast, based on unofficial results with all precincts reporting. Ivan Moreno/AP Photo

A researcher shares data on Wisconsin Supreme Court rulings. Then, we learn more about the split in professional golf between the PGA and LIV. Later, an author joins us to share his new book digging into myths about religion and politics.

Featured in this Show

  • New data shows a record number of 4-3 rulings at state Supreme Court

    New data from Marquette University shows a record number of 4-3 rulings at the Wisconsin Supreme Court. We talk to the researcher behind the data about why, and what it tells us about how the court is changing.

  • Money and morals in professional golf: PGA Tour suspends LIV series breakaways

    A Wisconsin golf writer reacts to the PGA Tour suspending players who chose to participate in an alternative, highly lucrative tournament in London, which is Saudi-backed.

  • Perception vs. reality on religion and politics

    Perceptions about the way religion and politics interact in the U.S. don’t always reflect empirical data. We talk to the author of a new book about why, and bust some of the most common myths about how Americans’ religious beliefs affect their politics.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Alan Ball Guest
  • Gary D'Amato Guest
  • Ryan Burge Guest