State Supreme Court justices typically are an anonymous bunch, with only a few generating widespread name recognition. But that’s changed with the latest addition to the court, Justice Annette Ziegler, who was elected in April in the most expensive Supreme Court race in Wisconsin history.
The year started on a high note, at least for progressives. At long last, Democrats took control of both houses of Congress, as well as the state Senate in Wisconsin. With the shift in power came promises to bring the troops home, spend more money on domestic issues such as health care, and begin undoing the damage brought by six full years of the Bush administration.
I’d like to sincerely thank your readers for recognizing me as “Best Milwaukee TV Personality” for 2007. I’m really quite humbled by that. I’ve been lucky enough to win a few awards in my 20-year stint in TV, but this is the first award voted on by viewers, so that’s a real kick for me.