A foreword to football season, Badgers graduate now works at CNN

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The quarterback steps back while holding the ball before deciding what to do.
Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz holds the ball during the Badgers’ game against Penn State on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A sports reporter previews the upcoming Wisconsin Badgers football season. Then, we talk about national politics with a UW-Madison graduate who now works for CNN as its chief congressional correspondent.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Badgers football season set to begin

    The Wisconsin Badgers football team is set to play its season opener against the Buffalo Bulls. This Badgers roster includes a new quarterback, a new head coach and a new defensive coordinator. A sports reporter previews the upcoming season.

  • Former Badger covers Capitol Hill for CNN

    From UW-Madison student to CNN chief congressional correspondent, Manu Raju credits persistence and hard work. He’s now covering the likelihood of Republicans triggering a government shutdown and President Joe Biden potentially facing an impeachment inquiry. We discuss national politics.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • A. Emily Ralph Technical Director
  • Jim Polzin Guest
  • Manu Raju Guest

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