Off the Record

Fridays at 8:30pm on WKAR HD. Sundays at 11:00am and 11:30pm

Tim Skubick
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Weekly Michigan Public TV coverage of the governor’s office, the state legislature, the political campaign trail, and state government. With senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick and his capitol press corps colleagues.

Viewpoints expressed by guests and the host of "Off the Record" are solely those of the individuals. As a nonpartisan media network and producer of "Off the Record," WKAR welcomes guests and political analysts with differing perspectives and insights to openly discuss current issues as a venue for insightful public debate. Discussions on the show are taped live and unedited.

Off the Record will return with new episodes the weekend of Dec. 4, 2020.

The panel discusses Michigan election fraud investigations.  The guest is Sen. Ed McBroom.

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The panel discusses legislative investigations into potential voter fraud in Michigan  The guest is Chair of the Senate Oversight Committee Sen. Ed McBroom of Menominee County. Panelists Lauren Gibbons, Kyle Melinn and Rick Pluta join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.  

The story behind the election in Michigan. A correspondents edition of Off the Record.

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The panel does a deep dive into the story behind the election in Michigan.  A correspondents edition of Off the Record.  Panelists Kathy Gray, Chad Livengood and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.

Fri. Nov. 6 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Washington Week presents a special report on the 2020 election results. 

An election preview. A correspondents edition of Off the Record.

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The panel discusses the coming election.  A correspondents edition of Off the Record.  Panelists Zoe Clark, Chuck Stokes and Zachary Gorchow join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.

Oct. 23, 2020 - Bill Schuette | OTR OVERTIME

Oct 23, 2020

After the episode taping concludes, the guest and panel continue to chat.

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Former Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette joins Kathy Gray, Jonathan Oosting, Bill Ballenger and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses the surge in MI Covid cases.  The guest is Bill Schuette.

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The panel discusses Gov. Whitmer's response to the recent surge in Michigan Covid cases.  The guest is former Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. Panelists Kathy Gray, Jonathan Oosting and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.

Oct. 16, 2020 - Ron Armstrong | OTR OVERTIME

Oct 16, 2020

After the episode taping concludes, the guest and panel continue to chat.

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Unlock Michigan Co-Chair Ron Armstrong joins Rick Pluta, Zoe Clark, Chad Livengood and senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick.

The panel discusses bi-partisan COVID related measures.  The guest is Ron Armstrong.

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The panel discusses bi-partisan COVID related measures.  The guest is Ron Armstrong, Co-Chair of the Unlock Michigan petition drive.  Panelists Rick Pluta, Zoe Clark and Chad Livengood join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.  

Conspiracy to kidnap Governor Whitmer. A correspondents edition of Off the Record.

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The panel discusses the conspiracy to kidnap Governor Whitmer.  A correspondents edition of Off the Record.  Panelists Lauren Gibbons, Chuck Stokes and Bill Ballenger join senior capitol correspondent Tim Skubick to discuss the week in Michigan government and politics.

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