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 baby 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
Brave neighbor in China
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
Occupy protesters in Milwaukee
Idalma De Armas
Richard Wagner Jones
South Florence High School
Ross Sheppard High School
Heath and Deborah Campbell
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
"Tonight we tell
Governor Scott Walker after defeating Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in Tuesday’s recall.
“Spare me the spin. This was a whupping.”
Liberal writer Matthew Rothschild in the Isthmus about the recall, won by Scott Walker by 7 points.
"I think the Democrats are going to have a circular firing squad on their hands for about three weeks. Obama is going to show up in a month or two and say, 'Hey guys, remember me, you need to help me get re-elected.' I think a lot of Democrats around here are very disappointed in this president. They're going to look back at him, 'Thanks a lot, pal, we appreciate the help.’
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus
"Recalling a politician who didn’t abuse his office is crazy. Every day already feels like Election Day in
Mike Grunwald, TIME magazine
“The private sector is doing just fine.”
“And, I care about the long term debt of the country a lot. Remember me, I’m the only guy that gave you four surplus budgets out of the eight I sent.”
Bill Clinton at a joint Obama/Clinton fundraiser
“You are not special. You are not exceptional. Yes, you've been pampered, cosseted, doted upon, helmeted, bubble-wrapped. Yes, capable adults with other things to do have held you, kissed you, fed you, wiped your mouth, wiped your bottom, trained you, taught you, tutored you, coached you, listened to you, counseled you, encouraged you, consoled you and encouraged you again. You've been nudged, cajoled, wheedled and implored. You've been feted and fawned over and called sweetie pie. ... But do not get the idea you're anything special. Because you're not.”
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
Liberal talk show host hates the national anthem.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
So, WHO was behind that violent Occupy rally in Milwaukee the other night?
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
Ted Turner said WHAT?
You think you've heard about every crazy lawsuit? Try this one.
Big splash at the US Capitol.
It's been banned in Idaho.
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