McCain's and Obama's health-care plans are discussed with Marquette law professor Alison Barnes; Wisconsin AFL-CIO president David Newby; former Milwaukee County Medical Complex CEO Bill Jenkins; and George Lightbourn (Wisconsin Policy Research Institute). Moderator: Marcus White.
Whether the 2008 elections will break the political gridlock in Madison is discussed with Sen. Spencer Coggs (D-6th), former state deputy attorney general Ed Garvey, former senate majority leader Mary Panzer (R-20th) and Wisconsin Policy Research Institute Christian Schneider.
Separating the truth from spin during political campaigns is discussed with UW (Madison) political scientist John Coleman, UW (Milwaukee) broadcast-journalism lecturer Jane Hampden, Eugene Kane (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) and ¡Aquí! Milwaukee Magazine editor Raul Vasquez.
Adapting to the global economy is discussed with Marc Levine and James Peoples of UW (Milwaukee), Greater Milwaukee Committee president Julia Taylor and La Casa de Esperanza executive director Anselmo Villarreal.
Civil liberties in a post-Sept. 11 world are discussed by blogger John Maddente, University of Wisconsin professor Vicki Bier, Othman Atta (Islamic Society of Milwaukee) and Chris Ahmuty (American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin).