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
Oak Creek officer and Good Samaritan
VILLAINS OF THE WEEK
A candidate for Father of the Year
MD Rabbi Alam
QUOTES OF THE WEEK
“The most powerful men at
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh, who led an inquiry into the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal
“Either Mitt Romney, through his own words and his own signature, was misrepresenting his position at Bain to the SEC, which is a felony.”
Deputy Obama campaign manager Stephanie Cutter
"President Obama's campaign hit a new low today when one of its senior advisers made a reckless and unsubstantiated charge to reporters about Mitt Romney that was so over the top that it calls into question the integrity of their entire campaign. President Obama ought to apologize for the out-of-control behavior of his staff, which demeans the office he holds. Campaigns are supposed to be hard fought, but statements like those made by Stephanie Cutter belittle the process and the candidate on whose behalf she works."
Romney's campaign manager Matt Rhoades
“When I think about what we've done well and what we haven't done well, the mistake of my first term - couple of years - was thinking that this job was just about getting the policy right. And that's important. But the nature of this office is also to tell a story to the American people that gives them a sense of unity and purpose and optimism, especially during tough times."
"We're always concerned about
“If equal opportunity in
“I’m hopeful that together we can set a new direction in federal policy, starting where many of our problems do – with the family. A study from the Brookings Institution has shown that for those who graduate from high school, get a full-time job, and wait until 21 before they marry and then have their first child, the probability of being poor is two percent. And if those factors are absent, the probability of being poor is 76 percent.
"Here at the NAACP, you understand the deep and lasting difference the family makes. Your former executive director, Dr. Benjamin Hooks, had it exactly right. The family, he said, “remains the bulwark and the mainstay of the black community. That great truth must not be overlooked.”
Mitt Romney at the NAACP Convention.
“I think it was a calculated move on his part to get booed at the NAACP convention."
Nancy Pelosi referring to Mitt Romney.
“The people here overwhelmingly supported President Obama, would have loved to have President Obama here. So there's definitely some disappointment about that."
Dedrick Muhammad, director of the NAACP's Economic Department on President Obama skipping the NAACP Convention.
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK
USDA continues to try to drive up participation in food stamp program.
Hero soldiers asked to clean toilets at Olympics.
MOST UNDER-REPORTED STORY OF THE WEEK
Yes, Mitt Romney was booed at the NAACP Convention. But at the end, he also got a standing ovation.
MOST OVER-HYPED STORY OF THE WEEK
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
STRANGEST, MOST UNUSUAL STORY OF THE WEEK
The Virgin Mary in a tree.
Why did the woman let the man suck her toe?
It started with a 9-1-1 call.
World's Fattest Woman is starting to lose weight.
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