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Jeff's foray into radio is a relatively new career choice. He stepped up to the mic in 1995 as a fill-in host for another local radio station. Before he joined the ranks at WTMJ, most people recognized Jeff from his long and successful law career. He is a former federal prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney's Office for eleven and a half years where he was Head of the Organized Crime Task Force. In 1993, Jeff went into private practice and was also on the 1994 Republican candidate for State Attorney General.
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Great piece from the Weekly Standard on the lavish benefits and, er, limited workload of the professoriate. Share with a college student or parent you know. (You might even call this an example of ProfScam.)
Senator Ron Johnson joins us at 8:35 a.m. to talk about the the so-called "debt ceiling budget," and at 10 a.m. we open the phones for our annual Memorial Day show: Who are you remembering? This year we plan to do something a little different: in conjunction with our partners at TMJ4, we will be running a phone bank to raise funds for the Honor Flight and we'll be joined in studio by some of the WWII heroes in the 11 a.m. hour.
Yesterday, 22 Senators joined Senator Ron Johnson (WI) in sending a letter to President Obama. The letter calls on the Administration to develop a contingency plan, in case Congress rejects a debt ceiling increase.