Democratic Party of Wisconsin
"He’s been in office nearly four years now, but 40% of Wisconsinites don't know who (U.S. Sen.) Ron Johnson is."
Burke was gone before fell to that level
Republican Party of Wisconsin
Under Gov. Scott Walker, "employer confidence now stands at 95 percent," compared to "only 10 percent" at the end of the "Gov. Jim Doyle-Mary Burke administration."
Drop predates the law
"Already in Wisconsin we have seen fewer people pursuing education as a career" due to the Act 10 collective bargaining law.
His characterization goes too far
Medicare is "going broke. The trust fund goes bankrupt in 2026."
Unlike Walker, she would have tried negotiations
Says opponent Mary Burke told reporters she would have "required workers to give up bargained-for healthcare and retirement benefits like Gov. Walker."
Number refers to group who’d gain from $10.10 an hour
"The average person who gets the minimum wage in America is 35 years old."
Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce
"Typical minimum wage earners in America are teenagers living with their parents in middle class families."
Not by most measures
"Wisconsin now ranks among the top 10 states for out-migration."
The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate approved a bill "denying veterans the right to recover their medical costs for cancers they developed while serving their country."
Not like the federal budget
We Are Wisconsin
With his proposal to cut income and property taxes, Scott Walker is "increasing the state deficit at a time when borrowing is already at record levels."
Left out: job gains in Doyle’s first term
Republican Governors Association
"(Mary) Burke was a senior member of the Doyle administration that left Wisconsin with 130,000 fewer jobs."
Misfires on several counts
As state Commerce secretary, Mary Burke drafted, sponsored and promoted "budgets that raised taxes by billions, created high structural deficits and raided funds to finance huge spending hikes."
Majority, not two thirds
"Scott Walker raises nearly 70 percent of his money from out of state"
Aim is to save money
Gov. Scott Walker bought "80 new, brand-new vehicles" for the state that "we probably don’t need."
45th but rising; Walker only partly to blame
Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."
Economy may be improving, but there's no ranking
"Wisconsin ranks No. 2 in economic growth", according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
UPDATE: Numbers nearly right, conclusion wrong
"Wisconsin is not as obese as the national average is. The national average, 35.7 percent of the population is obese. In Wisconsin, it's closer to 26 percent."
Still a big GAAP gap
"We’ve used (generally accepted accounting principles) here in this building the last two years."
"Loudspeaker" or "sound cannon?" In Madison, more the former
The Capitol Police force is "going so far as to use paramilitary equipment" in dealing with singing protesters in Madison
The number is correct, but what about that Great Recession thing?
Says potential Democratic opponent Mary Burke "implemented the policies of Jim Doyle. Those are the policies that, in his last term, saw the state lose more than 133,000 jobs."
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