Phil Ejercito

Democrats packed the Monona Terrace Convention Center in downtown Madison Tuesday night to celebrate the victories of Tammy Baldwin, Mark Pocan and, of course, Barack Obama. more

Nov 7, 2012 6:55 PM News

President Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen and a cast of Wisconsin Democrats rallied in the heart of downtown Madison Monday morning, the day before the 2012 election. more

Nov 5, 2012 9:43 PM News

President Barack Obama returned to Madison for the third time in his presidency to address a crowd of 30,000 on UW-Madison's Bascom Hill Thursday. more

Oct 5, 2012 2:06 AM News


Phil Ejercito

On one of the most beautiful nights of the year, rock fans jammed King Street for the Majestic Theatre's fifth anniversary bash, a concert featuring The Hold Steady. more

Sep 29, 2012 8:07 PM MUSIC

An estimated crowd of 3,800 people were joined by Tom Morello, Brother Ali, Jackson Browne and others for a get-out-the-vote rally at the Madison Labor Temple on Friday evening, to motivate voters just four days before the recall election on Tuesday, June 5. more

Jun 2, 2012 5:41 AM News


Phil Ejercito

Wisconsin Democratic Senator Russ Feingold and supporters gathered at the Marriott in Middleton on Tuesday evening to watch election returns, which ultimately showed Republican challenger Ron Johnson winning the race. View photos of the event and of the outgoing senator giving his concession speech. more

Nov 3, 2010 7:03 AM News


Phil Ejercito

President Barack Obama visited the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on Tuesday afternoon to speak at the first in a series of campaign rallies in support of Democratic congressional and gubernatorial candidates running in this fall's midterm elections. Speaking before an enthusiastic crowd of supporters, many students and clad in Badger cardinal, the president delivered a vigorous address promoting his administration's actions over the last 18 months in the face of ongoing economic distress across the United States. more

Sep 29, 2010 2:34 AM News


Phil Ejercito

Pageants have gotten a bad rap in recent years. Thanks in no small part to a widely YouTubed gaffe involving Miss Teen South Carolina and a question about geography, I got some quizzical looks from friends when they heard I was planning on covering the Miss Madison-Capital City Scholarship Pageant on Sunday. more

Feb 16, 2009 8:45 PM Scenes