Baldwin On Pandemic Relief, DNC Planning, Presidential Race

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Voter casting ballot at Riverside High School in Milwaukee
People vote at Riverside High School for Wisconsin’s primary election Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in Milwaukee. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. Morry Gash/AP Photo

We check in with U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin on new coronavirus relief legislation. We hear from a lead organizer of the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee this summer. Then we get updates on the presidential race from a political scientist.

Featured in this Show

  • Coronavirus: Baldwin Discusses Federal Response

    We check in with U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin about the federal coronavirus relief legislation, and how to support workers and businesses that are reopening.

  • Updates On DNC Convention Plans

    The Democratic National Convention, a gathering of nearly 4,000 delegates, is to be hosted in Milwaukee this August, a city currently under a stay-at-home order. We talk with a DNC leader about how the public health crisis may change convention plans and what that means for Wisconsin.

  • National Politics Update: Presidential Race

    Rallies, door-to-door canvassing, and large fundraisers are facets of national political campaigns. The run up to 2020’s presidential election coincides with a global health pandemic. We discuss how coronavirus precautions have changed the campaign, the top issues and potentially also, the voters.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Senator Tammy Baldwin Guest
  • Joe Solmonese Guest
  • Alisa Von Hagel Guest

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