Wife-carrying champions defend title, Strategic changes in the state constitution

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We talk with a couple from Waukesha about winning the North American Wife-Carrying Championship for the second time in a row. Then, a political scientist discusses how pursuing changes to the state constitution could be considered a strategic political move.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin couple repeat as North American wife-carrying champions

    Wife-carrying competitions, unusual team obstacle races that originated in Finland, are held at community events in Wisconsin and elsewhere. We talk to the Waukesha couple who recently defended their title as the North American Wife-Carrying Championship team.

  • How political strategy could shape Wisconsin's constitution

    Legislatures are considering almost as many constitutional amendments this session as they have in the past 20 years. Media outlets report this is a tactic for Republicans to push a conservative agenda. We speak with a North Carolina political science professor who studies state constitutionalism.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Caleb Roesler Guest
  • Justine Roesler Guest
  • John Dinan Guest

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