Teenage Graphic Novel Author From Wisconsin, ‘Once An Adult, Always An Adult,’ The Week In Washington

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Democratic presidential candidates at Nevada fundraiser
From left, Democratic presidential candidates former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., former Vice President Joe Biden, businessman Tom Steyer, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., businessman Andrew Yang, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and former Maryland Rep. John Delaney stand onstage during a fundraiser for the Nevada Democratic Party, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

We talk to a young graphic novel artist and author about his comic “HAWK.” Then we learn about the potential impacts on young people from a recent state Supreme Court ruling. And we check in on top Washington stories, including this week’s televised impeachment inquiry testimonies.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Teen Authors Superhero Comic Book

    A senior at Fennimore High School has self-published a comic book that tells the story of a superhero named The Hawk who is battling crime in Madison. We talk with him about what inspired him to take one on the project, and what advice he has for others about following their passion.

  • The Impact Of State Supreme Court's 'Once An Adult, Always An Adult' Ruling

    In a recent ruling, the Wisconsin Supreme Court affirmed the “once an adult, always an adult” rule governing when juveniles can be charged as an adult. We break down what the decision means, and the impact it will have on juveniles in the justice system.

  • This Week In Washington – November 20, 2019

    More officials are testifying as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. We check in on how hearings are unfolding. We also look ahead to tonight’s presidential debate and discuss a stopgap spending bill being considered by Congress.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • William Miles Guest
  • Michael O'Hear Guest
  • Daniel Newhauser Guest
  • Reid Wilson Guest

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