Please note: Over-the-air viewers in Milwaukee need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive CBS58, WMLW, MeTV, Telemundo Wisconsin, Heroes & Icons, Bounce, Decades, Start TV, Movies! and most other local channels. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:
https://www.cbs58.com/rescan

Tip Line: 414-777-5808 | newsdesk@cbs58.com

Political trends for 2018

NOW: Political trends for 2018

NEXT:

What is more likely to move forward in Congress in 2018?

Republicans are split. But,t given GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell's stated desire to build bi partisanship, political observers say infrastructure is most likely to see action.

Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette University, Paul Nolette, joined the CBS 58 News at 4 to read some of the tea leaves.

President Trump mentioned while on holiday vacation that he would like to revisit healthcare.

"The polling on that question is so bad," says Nolette. "Congress's approval reading was bad, It was worse after healthcare. So, going back to that in an election year, in 2018, would be a tough sell to members in swing districts."

Also unlikely given the current climate would be action on immigration unless republicans might cross their party lines.

"It would have to be a united democratic party with several republicans crossing the line to come up with immigration reform," Nolette said on the CBS 58 News at 4.

The interview interview is attached to this text.

Share this article:
Save with
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Close

0 Comments

Post a comment
Be the first to leave a comment!
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?