National Tag Archive


  • Wisconsin Polls: Democrat Wins Special Election

    A Wisconsin special election saw a Democrat win a district that had been Republican for almost 20 years. Joy Reid and her panel discuss.

    MSNBC, 01/21/2018
  • Supreme Court Gerrymandering Case: Wisconsin and Beyond

    Supreme Court gerrymandering case focusing on Wisconsin raises the issue of defending voting rights against voter suppression. Joy Reid and her panel discuss.

    MSNBC, 10/08/2017
  • Broke, Busted, And Disgusted

    This pro-education documentary film examining the true costs of college aired on CNBC in September 2017. It features research from One Wisconsin.

    CNBC, 09/02/2017
  • Democrats Run to Unseat Paul Ryan

    Joy Reid discusses Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's opponents with Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now and others on the panel.

    MSNBC, 06/25/2017
  • Free Speech Bill a Ploy for ‘bigger Republican Footprint’?

    Wisconsin Republicans push college free speech bill that would punish hecklers. But a critic says the bill actually suppresses free speech.

    Fox News, 06/12/2017
  • Free Speech and Racism on College Campuses

    Savion Castro, a UW student and One Wisconsin Now research associate, talks with HBO's VICE News Tonight about free speech and racism on college campuses.

    HBO, 05/25/2017
  • Health Care Failure Leads to Republican Infighting

    One Wisconsin Now joined a panel to discuss how the failure of the GOP health care bill potentially led to a political blow-up between factions of the party.

    MSNBC, 03/26/2017
  • President Trump Plugs Fox Show Hours Before Host Calls On Paul Ryan to Resign

    One Wisconsin Now's Scot Ross joined AM Joy's panel to discuss Donald Trump, Twitter, and a Fox News host calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to step down.

    MSNBC, 03/26/2017
  • Race Tightens in Home Stretch

    Many experts are already projecting that Hillary Clinton will win. But are there battleground states that could shift the map in Donald Trump’s favor?

    MSNBC, 11/05/2016
  • Voters Face Election Day Hurdles

    Executive Director for One Wisconsin Now, Scot Ross, discusses the hurdles voters are facing this campaign season.

    MSNBC, 04/09/2016
  • How Big Money Is Transforming Wisconsin Politics

    All eyes are on Wisconsin as its big primary approaches. MSNBC's Joy Reid reports, with perspective from One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross.

    MSNBC, 04/03/2016
  • Wisconsin Voter ID Law Challenged

    The Wisconsin primary will be the first big test of the state's controversial voter ID law. Scot Ross, Executive Director of Wisconsin Now, joins Al Sharpton to discuss.

    MSNBC, 04/03/2016
  • Gov. Walker’s Travel Expenses Leave Unanswered Questions

    There’s clearly a pattern of behavior. Walker tends to mix official state business with campaigning.

    WBAY-TV, 10/11/2015
  • Does America Want What Scott Walker Is Selling? Part II

    John Simons of the International Business Times, Forbes contributor Carrie Sheffield, and One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross discuss Walker's positions on economic issues.

    MSNBC, 03/15/2015
  • Does America Want What Scott Walker Is Selling? Part I

    John Simons of the International Business Times, Forbes contributor Carrie Sheffield, and One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross discuss Walker's positions on economic issues.

    MSNBC, 03/15/2015
  • Labor, Racial Justice Activists Find Common Ground in Wisconsin

    The death of Tony Robinson has sparked an outpouring of support and outrage from Wisconsin residents who have joined the cause. High school student Kaylahn Jones and Scot Ross join Melissa Harris-Perry.

    MSNBC, 03/15/2015
  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s Fight Against Labor

    Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests examine union and pension battles for potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates Scott Walker and Chris Christie.

    MSNBC, 02/28/2015
  • The War for Wisconsin Heats Up

    Bill Clinton joins the fray in the tight race for governor in Wisconsin, as incumbent Scott Walker and contender Mary Burke face off. NBC’s Chris Todd and Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now Scot Ross explain why the stakes are high.

    MSNBC, 10/24/2014
  • Wisconsin Group Wants to Turn Student Borrowers Into Activists

    Through the recession, college tuition skyrocketed at public universities to make up for flagging state funding. Some students who borrowed to keep up with rising costs face crushing debt repayments.

    PBS, 08/26/2014
  • Scott Walker Accused of Illegal Fundraising

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross said there is one simple question Gov. Walker must answer as his 2014 and beyond campaigns heats up: "Are you still doing it?"

    MSNBC, 06/20/2014
  • One Wisconsin Now on Al Jazeera to Talk Voter Suppression

    Mike Browne, Deputy Director of One Wisconsin Now and the Institute sat down with Al Jazeera to discuss Gov. Scott Walker’s and the GOP’s attacks on the right to vote in Wisconsin.

    Al Jazeera, 04/10/2014
  • Big Money Donors Prepare to Open Wallets

    Joy Reid and One Wisconsin Now's Scot Ross look at how the Supreme Court obliterated post-Watergate campaign finance protections against "big money" trying to buy American elections.

    MSNBC, 04/03/2014
  • This Week in Voter Suppression: Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in a close race with his Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Yet his primary concern seems to be on voter ID requirements in the state. One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross joins the Melissa Harris-Perry panel to discuss why.

    MSNBC, 03/15/2014
  • The War on Voting Rights in Wisconsin

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, joins The Reid Report to discuss efforts in Wisconsin by Republicans to put a stop to early voting.

    MSNBC, 03/11/2014
  • Will Scott Walker Run in 2016?

    Governor Walker has access to an ungodly amount of money. His campaign co-chair runs the $500 million right wing funding Bradley foundation. His largest donor is the wealthiest woman in Wisconsin.

    MSNBC, 11/24/2013
  • Wisconsin and an Early Attack on Early Voting

    Melissa Harris-Perry talks to Mike Browne, the Deputy Director of One Wisconsin Now, about one state assembly representative’s attempt to prevent workers who are unable to cast a vote during normal workday hours from voting.

    MSNBC, 09/24/2013
  • The Struggle for Voting Rights Is Still Real

    Scot Ross, Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner, and Judith Browne Dianis join Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the continued need for the fight for voting rights, especially after seeing legislation pass.

    MSNBC, 08/25/2013
  • Congrats Class of 2013, It’s Kind of a Mess Out There

    It’s graduation time. While that’s supposed to be a joyous time for grads and their families the plain truth is that college grads are coming into a world of uncertainty: debt, lack of jobs, the prospect of no social security. Scot Ross joins the Melissa Harris-Perry panel.

    MSNBC, 05/19/2013
  • Fast Food Workers in 5 Cities Stage High Profile Strikes

    Fast food workers in Milwaukee went on strike this week demanding a doubling of the minimum wage. How successful will their efforts be as they join a growing movement for better pay? Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now Scot Ross joins the Melissa Harris-Perry panel.

    MSNBC, 05/19/2013
  • Foundation Behind ‘Voter Fraud’ Billboards Exposed

    Thanks to reporting done by The Grio's Joy Reid and the advocacy organization One Wisconsin Now, Melissa Harris-Perry is able to name names for 'This Week In Voter Suppression” in exposing the foundation behind billboards that splashed false information on voter fraud.

    MSNBC, 11/03/2012
  • This Week in Voter Suppression: Ohio’s Husted Is at It Again

    Melissa Harris-Perry explains how Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is at it again with an "11th hour voter suppression Hail Mary." With commentary from One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross on the Bradley Foundation and racist voter suppression billboards.

    MSNBC, 11/03/2012
  • Dark Money Fueled by Little-Known Organizations

    Scot Ross of "One Wisconsin Now" joins Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests to dig into the details on the Bradley Foundation, what is called the "big granddaddy of political money that no one knows about."

    MSNBC, 10/27/2012
  • Herman Cain’s Koch Connection

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, talks with Rachel Maddow about the Koch brothers backing of Herman Cain, whose candidacy is oddly successful for someone without a fully formed campaign operation.

    MSNBC, 10/24/2011
  • Wisconsin Progressives Push Forward to Gov. Scott Walker’s 2012 Recall

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross joins Ed Schultz to discuss the 2012 recall effort against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

    MSNBC, 08/10/2011
  • Wisconsin State Budget and Worker Protests

    Scot Ross talked about the ongoing legislative battle between the governor of Wisconsin and state Democrats on the budget, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

    C-SPAN, 02/25/2011
  • Wisconsin State Budget and Worker Protests

    Scot Ross talked about the ongoing legislative battle between the governor of Wisconsin and state Democrats on the budget, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Part of Governor Scott...

    C-SPAN, 02/24/2011
  • Massive Backlash to Anti-Union Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, joined Ed Schultz to talk about the dramatic growth in the number of people opposing Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union bill.

    MSNBC, 02/16/2011
  • Group Accusing Republican Party of Voter Intimidation

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross appeared on Fox News Live to fight back against voter intimidation.

    Fox News, 10/19/2008