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Michael Forster Rothbart

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Michael Forster Rothbart

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke at Monona Terrace in downtown Madison on Monday, February 18, the eve of the Wisconsin primary. The event was originally scheduled for Sunday evening, but was delayed for a day due to a winter storm passing through the region. About 2,000 person turned out for this event, the final visit by a candidate to the city before the polls open for the primary on Tuesday morning. more

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Michael Forster Rothbart

Barack Obama drew an overflowing crowd of supporters to the Kohl Center on Tuesday night his first campaign stop in Wisconsin this year. An estimated 18,400 persons filled the arena to record levels, with another 2,000 or so gathered in an overflow room, all watching the Illinois senator and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination deliver a victory speech following primary wins in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The audience was, needless to say, very excited. more

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    Michael Forster Rothbart

    Political scientist Joel Rogers: “Tommy used to say, ‘Joel, you’re so far to the left of me that you go all around the table to sit next to me.’”