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Nearly 11K absentee ballots collected in Madison parks this weekend

Today's Midday podcast covers the 10,813 absentee ballots collected this weekend at city parks despite objections from Republicans. Stephanie Hoff and JR Ross also...

In Eau Claire, Pence praises pre-COVID economy, promises conservative Supreme Court pick

Today's Midday podcast covers Vice President Mike Pence's ninth Wisconsin visit this year touting the strength of the U.S. economy during Donald Trump's first...

Pompeo warns lawmakers against “sinister” Chinese disinformation

Today's Midday podcast covers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warning against "sinister Chinese disinformation campaigns and attempts to influence state and local governments. Stephanie...

Trump campaign confident ground game can boost GOP absentee ballot returns

Today's Midday podcast covers the Trump campaign's confidence its burgeoning ground game in Wisconsin will be able to "chase down" Republicans skeptical of absentee...

Evers extends statewide mask mandate

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers extending his mask mandate while declaring a new public health emergency due to a COVID-19 case spike.

Wisconsin’s U.S. senators split on filling Supreme Court vacancy

Today's Midday podcast covers the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on Friday at the age of 87, as...

Trump stresses law and order, slams Biden during Mosinee rally

Today's Midday podcast covers President Trump at a Wisconsin rally telling supporters a vote for his Dem opponent Joe Biden would be a vote for...

Vos gives GOP 1-in-3 shot at veto-proof supermajority

Today's Midday podcast covers Assembly Speaker Robin Vos giving his party a one-in-three shot at taking enough seats this November to form a veto-proof...

Big 10 football returns as Evers examines “every possible avenue” to extend mask mandate

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers saying he's "looking at every possible avenue" to determine if he can extend his mask mandate, which...

Green Party weighing legal options after state Supreme Court denies presidential ballot access

Today's Midday podcast covers the Green Party weighing its legal options after the state Supreme Court rejected its suit seeking to place presidential candidate...

UW-Madison goes virtual due to soaring positive COVID-19 cases among students

Today's Midday podcast covers Chancellor Rebecca Blank's decision to put undergraduate in-person instruction on hold and two dorms in quarantine, effective immediately through Sept....

Third party candidates ask courts for ballot access

Today's Midday podcast features coverage of the latest legal wrangling in state court from the campaigns of Kanye West and Green Party presidential candidate...

Pence, Harris make Wisconsin swings in push toward November election

Today's Midday podcast covers Vice President Mike Pence making a pitch to farmers and workers while Dem vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke of...

Trump, Biden visit Kenosha

Today's Midday podcast features coverage of visits to Kenosha by President Trump and Dem presidential nominee Joe Biden.

West campaign disputes state’s move to shift ballot access lawsuit to federal court system

Today's Midday podcast features coverage of the state Elections Commission seeking to move Kanye West's lawsuit to the federal courts because the entertainer is...