Ryan and Obama visit Wisconsin…again

Wisconsin is making it rain politicians right now. They are everywhere. In just the past couple weeks Green Bay has seen the current president, former president, vice presidential candidates and candidates’ wives or sons all campaign through town to fire up their supporters one last time before Election Day. Although after covering all these campaign […]

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Ryan’s Homecoming

The political attention of the nation is once again upon Wisconsin. Even though Paul Ryan has been at the center of various national debates over the years, his vice presidential nomination is on a much bigger scale. Covering his speech today—or as the Romney campaign titled it, “Paul Ryan’s Convention Send-Off Rally”—in Janesville was a […]

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Gubernatorial Recall Debate

As part of my ongoing coverage of the recall primary for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, I covered the debate between Scott Walker and Tom Barrett in Milwaukee last night. I’ve been to a number of debates over the past four years, but this one was by far the most contentious and intense I’ve […]

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State of the State Address

To the surprise of no one, Scott Walker’s State of the State address tonight was contentious and high strung. Through “Recall Walker” and “Shame” chants echoing outside the chamber doors, Walker delivered his speech to a starkly divided legislature. A handful of protestors also made their way into the public viewing gallery and briefly interrupted […]

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Scott Walker Interview

I’ve had the opportunity to photograph both Governor Walker and former Governor Doyle on a number of occasions, but they were always in a cramped space in the Capitol with four TV cameras and a boring podium blocking the majority of the governor’s body. Today I got to photograph Scott Walker in his “home,” the […]

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