What's happening in Wisconsin politics?

President Trump Attends Groundbreaking Of Foxconn Factory In Wisconsin
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as Foxconn CEO Terry Gou, center, and U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan watch at the groundbreaking for the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant in Mount Pleasant, Wis.
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President Trump attracted crowds on his most recent trip to Wisconsin, where he attended the groundbreaking of a new FoxConn plant in the Village of Mount Pleasant. Trump was joined by House Speaker Paul Ryan, who represents Wisconsin. A few miles away, several hundred people gathered to protest the new plant, as well as Walker and Trump.

MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to Mark Sommerhauser, reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal, and Barry Burden, professor of political science and director of the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison about how policy has been put into practice in Wisconsin, and what that will mean for midterms this fall.

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