Jim Doyle's file:
Doyle

Democrat from Wisconsin

Jim Doyle, a Democrat, is the former governor of Wisconsin. He was elected to the post in 2002, after serving as the state's attorney general, and was re-elected in 2006. He did not seek a third term in 2010 and went to work for a Milwaukee-based law firm.

Recent statements involving Jim Doyle

"Under my predecessor, they cut funding for education, but they didn't give them anything in return to make up for that," leading to "less money" for school districts    

A 10-year state program that created 202 jobs at a cost of $247,000 per job was approved by former Gov. Jim Doyle.

Says Wisconsin Democrats during the previous administration adopted "double-digit tax increases."

Says he "had to impose tougher cost controls on state employees than" any previous Wisconsin governor.

"It’s illegal for a state to say we’re simply going to cut off (union contract) negotiations. There’s a legal requirement that you are involved in good faith bargaining."

Recent stories featuring Jim Doyle

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We review what he said then and what he's saying now.

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But, hey, it's the end of the year -- time to reflect and to celebrate. So, here are 10 items -- the ones that attracted the most eyeballs in all of 2013.

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Fact-checking Gov. Scott Walker's new book:

In his new memoir, Gov. Scott Walker recounts how he secretly crafted a plan "that gets rid of the unions and eliminates collective bargaining." He dwells on the state of state government’s finances prior to his election and argues for how much better they are now.

And he takes a few pokes at President Obama’s Washington.

We take a look at how Walker's claims -- new and old -- stack up on the Truth-O-Meter.

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