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This week, Here and Now talks with Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, who is facing potential recall election, and to Jeremy Levinson, the democrats' attorney rebutting Fitzgerald's signature challenges. Also on the show, is WEAC President Mary Bell, GAB Executive Director Kevin Kennedy and President Obama's visit to Wisconsin.

Redistricting debate rekindled
Friday, February 10, 2012

Last year's redistricting debate resurfaced earlier this week after documents revealed that many Republican legislators signed secrecy pledges during the process. Here and Now's Zac Schultz explains, and UW-Madison poli sci Professor Barry Burden weighs in on the politics of state redistricting.

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Ben Poston on validating the recall
Friday, February 10, 2012

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Ben Poston describes the findings he made alongside a team of researchers testing the validity of signatures on petitions to recall the governor.

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E. Michael McCann on campaign crimes
Friday, February 10, 2012

Former Milwaukee County District Attorney E. Michael McCann, a prosecutor in the last decade's "Capitol Caucus Scandal," joins Here and Now to discuss the past and present of campaign crimes, including charges currently accumulating in the John Doe investigation.

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Gov. recall race: Dem candidate Kathleen Vinehout interview
Friday, February 10, 2012

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, joins Here and Now to discuss why she chose to enter the recall race against Gov. Scott Walker. Sen. Vinehout is the second candidate to officially enter the race.

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U.S. Department of Commerce's deputy secretary visits MATC
Friday, February 10, 2012

Here and Now stops at the Madison Area Technical College this week to see Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce Rebecca Blank, who visited the college ahead of President Obama's planned trip to Wisconsin next week.

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