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Click below to watch episodes of "The Insiders," a weekly WisOpinion.com web show featuring former state Sens. Chuck Chvala and Ted Kanavas.

The show is sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.


* January 27: Two-Minute Take: The repeal of Obamacare

* January 20: Two-Minute Take: The Wisconsin DC connection of Priebus and Ryan

* January 13: Two-Minute Take:'The Insiders' debate ideas to balance the state budget

* January 6: Lightning Round:Reince, Ryan and the Donald


* December 2: Two-Minute Take:'The Insiders' list their top political stories of the year

* November 22: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' share what they're thankful for in the post-election season

* November 18: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' tackle top issues for the upcoming Legislature

* November 11: "The Insiders" recap Tuesday's election results

* November 4: Lightning Round: 'The Insiders' make their election predictions

* October 28: 'The Insiders' Halloween special: Chvala & Kanavas share what scares them about this election

* October 21: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' debate Wisconsin's swing-state status

* October 14: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' weigh in on the 2018 governor's race

* October 7: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' preview the second presidential debate

* September 30: Lightning Round: 'The Insiders' debate the presidential race, Walker's college affordability plan, U.S. Senate race

* September 23: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' discuss top state Senate races

* September 16: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' preview the presidential debates

* September 9: Episode 24: 'The Insiders' on Walker's next state budget

* September 2: 'Lightning Round' on early voting, Trump vs. Clinton

* August 12 : Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' on the Libertarian presidential ticket's impact

* August 5: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' preview Tuesday's top primaries

* July 29: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' handicap key state Senate races

* July 22: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' preview next week's Democratic National Convention

* July 15: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' preview next week's Republican National Convention

* July 8: 'Lightning Round' on Clinton's emails, Trump, Feingold and more

* July 1: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' on Milwaukee Dems seeking return to elected office

* June 24: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' on the state economy and its effect on Walker's future

* June 17: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' on Clinton, Trump and party unity

* June 10: 'Lightning Round' on top Wis. pols, prez race

* June 3: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' debate the Democratic nomination fight

* May 27: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' assess Trump's down-ballot impact

* May 20: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' on voter ID

* May 13: Two-Minute Take: 'The Insiders' assess Tomah VA drug scandal's impact on U.S. Senate race

* May 6: Episode 21: 'The Insiders' duel over Trump, UW

* April 29: Two-Minute Take: A conservative future for the state's high court

* April 22: Two-Minute Take: Walker's future and the 2018 governor's race

* April 15: Two-Minute Take: The presidential race going forward

* April 8: Episode 20: Tuesday's election results and the GOP nomination contest

* April 1: Two-Minute Take: Tommy Thompson's legacy

* March 25: Two-Minute Take: Johnson vs. Feingold

* March 18: Two-Minute Take: Wisconsin Republicans' legislative legacy

* March 11: Two-Minute Take: The 5th anniversary of Act 10

* March 4: Two-Minute Take: The Wisconsin economy and Scott Walker

* February 26: Episode 19: Presidential, Milwaukee Co. exec, Supreme Court matchups


* November 20: Two-Minute Take: Political year in review, including Scott Walker's fall, Paul Ryan's rise, education funding and GAB reform

* November 13: Two-Minute Take: What's missing from the current legislative session and the need for a focus on job growth.

* November 6: Episode 18: Oscar Mayer leaves Madison, Paul Ryan's rise to power, GAB changes, presidential polling

* October 30: Two-Minute Take: Republicans' legislative priorities and the potential for an agenda focused on job creation

* October 23: Two-Minute Take: The state of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination

* October 16: Episode 17: GOP grills the GAB and the possibility of Speaker Paul Ryan

* October 9: Two-Minute Take: Funding for Planned Parenthood and restrictions on fetal tissue research

* October 2: Two-Minute Take: The 2016 U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Ron Johnson and Dem challenger Russ Feingold

* September 25: Episode 16: The end of Walker's presidential campaign and the legacy of Justice Patrick Crooks

* September 18: Two-Minute Take: Problems faced by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and possible solutions going forward

* September 11: Two-Minute Take: Trump's impact on presidential race

* September 4: Episode 15: Walker's campaign troubles, the Johnson-Feingold race and next steps for Bucks arena

* August 7: Two-Minute Take: The impact of the state budget

* July 31: Two-Minute Take: GOP presidential primary debates

* July 24: Episode 14: Gov. Scott Walker's presidential campaign rollout, the end of the state budget and Senate Dems' votes on the Milwaukee Bucks' arena

* July 17: Two-Minute Take: The political impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's Obamacare decision

* July 10: Two-Minute Take: Winners and losers in the first half of the year

* July 3: Episode 13: Obama's La Crosse visit, state budget

* June 26: Two-Minute Take: Ron Johnson-Russ Feingold U.S. Senate rematch

* June 19: Episode 12: GOP budget battles, Feingold's PAC, state job growth

* June 12: Episode 11: UW tenure, abortion regulations, transportation funding, the Bucks arena and the results of the WisPolitics Straw Poll at this year's state Dem convention.

* May 29: Two-Minute Take: Republican budget changes, Paul Ryan joining President Obama on Pacific trade and JFC's action on the WEDC-WHEDA merger.

* May 22: Episode 10: The WEDC merger, Walker's world travel

* May 15: Two-Minute Take: Miller Park stadium deal, potential budget gymnastics and drug testing food stamp recipients

* May 8: Episode 9: State revenue estimates, potential budget cuts and prevailing wage

* May 1: Two-Minute Take: Presidential fundraising, punishing poverty and Gov. Scott Walker's immigration stance

* April 24: Episode 8: Walker's Wisconsin poll numbers, Legislature's budget efforts and the statewide ride-sharing bill

* April 17: Two-Minute Take: Budget fallout, black unemployment and Dem Party leadership

* April 10: Episode 7: The Bucks arena, Supreme Court changes and Walker's presidential chances

* April 2: Two-Minute Take: Voter ID, the Tomah VA and remembering Bob Kastenmeier

* March 27: Episode 6: Taxes, statistics and health care

* March 20: Two-Minute Take: Hillary Clinton's emails, school accountability bills in the GOP-run Legislature, and the Bucks arena

* March 13: Episode 5: Walker's approval rating, GTac's mine and the Madison police shooting

* March 6: Two-Minute Take: Right-to-work, Mike Huebsch's move from DOA to PSC and Gov. Scott Walker's national strategy

* Feb. 27: Episode 4: Right-to-work, Medicaid money and jobs for the unemployed

* Feb. 20: Two-Minute Take: Bonding for roads, Walker's polling numbers and property tax changes

* Feb. 13: Episode 3: The Bucks' arena, Walker's London trip and UW System changes

* Feb. 6: Two-Minute Take: Teacher licensing, the Milwaukee Bucks' arena, UW System changes

* Jan. 30: Episode 2: Walker in Iowa, state budget

* Jan. 23: Two-Minute Take: State budget, Walker's prez chances

* Jan. 16: Episode 1: State of the State

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