CityRoom video: Wisconsin lawmakers in exile

February 18, 2011

The drama playing out right now within the Wisconsin legislature is what newshounds live for. There's a meaty political issue to research, there are people in the streets protesting in Madison, but the most exciting part is all the lawmakers on the lam. 14 Democrats are currently hiding in Illinois to keep the controversial law from coming up for a vote.

Earlier this afternoon our morning news producer Alex Keefe got in contact with one of them in Chicago. I tagged along to document the rendezvous with State Sen. Jon Erpenbach, of Middleton, Wisconsin. Enjoy.

 

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