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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss how Hagedorn bucked party politics in keeping Greens off presidential...

Though the Green Party and Kanye West wanted onto Wisconsin's presidential ballot, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider how conservative Supreme Court newcomer Brian Hagedorn bucked party politics in a high court decision that could help Joe Biden.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss the status of the presidential race in Wisconsin

As the presidential candidates jockey for Wisconsin votes in November, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, discuss the status of the horse race following multiple candidate visits, ads and polls.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ handicap fall races for Senate, Assembly

As Wisconsin heads into the final stretch to the November election, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, handicap each party's chances in races for state Senate and Assembly.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ assess the impact of the national party conventions

With the national party conventions in the rearview mirror, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, handicap their impact on Wisconsin voters. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss the police shooting of Jacob Blake, Kenosha unrest

After Kenosha police shoot a Black man and two protesters are shot and killed by a 17-year-old white resident of Illinois, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, assign responsibility for the unrest, critique the response and offer solutions to ease social tensions.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ assess the impact of the unconventional Dem National Convention

With the conclusion of the unconventional Democratic National Convention, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, trade views on whether the virtual version will impact state voters more or less than if the party actually convened in Milwaukee.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ preview the Dem and GOP national conventions

With Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee converted to a mostly virtual production, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, offer contrasting views on how each party can strengthen its candidate's support.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ consider the potential impact of Tuesday’s primaries

With the statewide partisan primary slated for Tuesday, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider how these low-turnout elections may affect legislative and congressional representation for years to come.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss schools reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic

As another new school year approaches, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, address the issue of students returning to public schools, colleges, and universities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss court decisions upholding lame-duck laws, early voting restrictions

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider recent court decisions upholding GOP lame-duck laws and measures to restrict early voting. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss a likely court challenge over redistricting

With redistricting on the horizon, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, discuss which court should take up a likely legal challenge to redrawn Wisconsin congressional and legislative district boundaries.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss COVID-19’s impact on party conventions

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, look at the effect of COVID-19 on state political conventions and the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss Thompson’s appointment as interim UW System president

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, discuss the appointment of former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy G. Thompson as interim president of the UW System. Sponsored by...

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ gauge the state of the presidential race in Wisconsin

The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, gauge the state of the presidential race amid the release of new Wisconsin polls and visits from President Trump and Vice President Pence.

WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate who’s at fault for unemployment insurance delays

As unemployment claims continue to flood the Department of Workforce Development, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, debate who's at fault for delays that have left many jobless without their checks.