Mike Tate's file:
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Mike Tate is chairman of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. He previously worked for Jim Doyle, the former Wisconsin governor, a public employee union and a voter mobilization organization. 

Recent statements involving Mike Tate

Welcome to Wisconsin road signs have "always been made in Wisconsin," but Scott Walker "is outsourcing them" to an out-of-state company and "paying more money for them."

Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."

"A bag of Cheetos costs less to buy than an apple," and in some Milwaukee neighborhoods "good luck trying to find an apple or a banana or some sort of healthy option"

"Scott Walker has even removed the 250,000 jobs promise from his website."

Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker "slashed" pensions and benefits for public employees.

Recent stories featuring Mike Tate

Some of the themes that will shape the governor's race:

More than four months out before the November 2014 gubernatorial election in Wisconsin, some of the campaign themes are coming into focus.

Gov. Scott Walker's record on jobs and the economy. How that record compares to that of his predecessor, Democrat Jim Doyle. And the record of likely Democratic nominee Mary Burke, both as Doyle's commerce secretary and as a former executive of Trek Bicycle Corp.

Fact-checking state Democrats:

Wisconsin is second in the nation in losing jobs?

Milwaukee is second-highest in the recovery of children from sex trafficking?

In Wisconsin, a woman earns 80 cents for every $1 a man earns?

A look at 10 recent claims on the eve of the state Democratic convention.

Rush Limbaugh tops our April High Five:

Rush Limbaugh, the nation’s No. 1 talk radio host, topped PolitiFact Wisconsin’s High Five for April 2014, our list of the five most-clicked items from the previous month.

Limbaugh claimed that Wisconsin is "one of the bluest" states, but under Gov. Scott Walker its unemployment rate "is around 3.5%." We rated that False.

From Scott Walker to Mary Burke and Mike Tate, the rest of the list is a bipartisan one.

The High Five: Our most-clicked items for June:

It's time for our monthly recap of the five items that received the most page-views at PolitiFact Wisconsin during the previous month.

In June, the NRA, junk food, Scott Walker and Obamacare were on top of the list.

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