Contest-Winning Cookie Recipes, Legal Challenge To New Early Voting Laws

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A law signed by Gov. Walker after the lame-duck sessions limits early voting to no more than two weeks before an election, but a group of attorneys have banded together to ask a federal judge to block enforcement of the new law. We talk to an expert on political and election law for more details. We also hear about the best cookie recipes to come from 16 years of intense cookie-baking competition.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Svitak Dean Guest
  • Robert Yablon Guest