Washington News, Vaccine And COVID-19 Case Updates

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Dawn at the Capitol
Dawn breaks at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. called for congressional action to rein in President Donald Trump after inciting the previous week’s deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol. J. Scott Applewhite/ AP Photo

A Congressional reporter gives us the latest on movement toward a second impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump. And we talk with an emergency medicine physician about the next phase of vaccinations in Wisconsin, as well as what to make of the current numbers of positive COVID-19 cases.

Featured in this Show

  • This Week In Washington: January 27, 2021

    We look at top national political stories, including the U.S. Senate vote on the constitutionality of moving forward with an impeachment trial for a former president.

  • What To Know As Wisconsin Expands Vaccinations, Sees COVID-19 Cases Decline

    Wisconsinites aged 65 years or older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine starting this week, but meeting the demand is expected to take weeks. We talk with a doctor about what we should know about the vaccine and how to understand a decline in the state’s new COVID-19 cases.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Jennifer Haberkorn Guest
  • Dr. Jeff Pothof Guest