Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
A look back at the people and events that made news the past week. Week-ends is a regular weekly feature of This Just In...
HEROES OF THE WEEK
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
"Well, you know, the truth of the matter is that as President of the United States I've got a lot of responsibilities, uhhh, I was supportive of Tom and, uh, had been supportive of Tom. Ahhh, but, obviously, uhh, I would like to have seen a different result…"
President Obama when asked by a
"You’ve violated the public trust in my view by failing to perform the duties of your office. So, Mr. Attorney General it is with more sorrow than with regret and anger that I would say you leave me with no alternative but to join those who call on you to resign your office."
U.S. Senator John Cornyn to Attorney General Eric Holder at a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
“Over the next five months, this election will take many twists and many turns, polls will go up and polls will go down, there will be no shortage of gaffes and controversies that keep both campaigns busy and give the press something to write about. You may have heard I recently made my own unique contribution to that process.”
President Obama, speaking in
"This can't hurt. Is it the answer? Probably not. But I think it's a first step."
Rep. Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) talking about Governor Scott Walker's beer and brat summit.
"I refuse to be involved in what appears to be a media stunt," complained Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, who is running for Congress this fall in the 2nd Congressional District.Not to be outdone in opposing all things Walker, Rep. Kelda Helen Roys — also of Madison and Pocan's main competition for the 2nd District Democratic nomination — called for "meaningful compromise on policy rather than a photo opportunity."
“So technically, I could be caught with a joint in
Meghan McCain, referring to recent proposals from, respectively, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
Spending off the hook.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
No, I didn't know about it...and that's ok.
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
A reporter attempts to ask President Obama a tough question and is accused of heckling.
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
Man dials 9-1-1. Now for the strange part.
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