Wouldn't have happened without him
"I created the school choice program."
Still no plan eight years later
"As Jim Doyle’s Commerce secretary, Mary Burke spent $12.5 million dollars to buy a vacant lot for a company that said it had no plans to create jobs in Wisconsin" and had laid off 800 workers.
Recession sank Doyle's numbers
"We in this state saw more job creation in the last three years since I've been governor than you saw in the whole eight years of Doyle’s time as governor."
Support, but not the specific plan
A statewide poll showing 76 percent support and other surveys are a "strong indicator" of broad public support in Milwaukee County for a $10.10 minimum wage
Actually, 15 months
The Wisconsin unemployment rate was higher than the U.S. rate during only three months when Mary Burke was state commerce secretary.
"He’s been in office nearly four years now, but 40% of Wisconsinites don't know who (U.S. Sen.) Ron Johnson is."
Deputies involved some in checking courthouse visitors
Says Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has "deputies collecting overtime while sitting passively in chairs watching courthouse security personnel work."
What part of 'no' didn't they understand?
When asked by a reporter whether he’s at the center of a "criminal scheme" to violate campaign laws, Gov. Scott Walker nodded yes.
It’s more complicated than that
"Part of the increase in the cost (of higher education) has been because state support has dropped. We now spend, under Governor Walker, more on corrections than we do on higher education."
"When Jim Doyle was governor and Mary Burke was commerce secretary," Wisconsin saw "billions in middle-class tax hikes on nursing home beds, gas, phones and garbage."
Up the hill, and more than an hour's drive away
The proposed Gogebic iron ore mine is "just up the hill" from the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore caves along Lake Superior.
Republican votes helped put it over the top
Wisconsin was the "first state to ban public and private sector employment discrimination based on sexual orientation."
More judicial rulings ahead
Says the secret John Doe criminal investigation of his campaign has been "resolved" and two judges have said it is "over."
Four spend at least 2% of GDP
All 28 members of NATO have "pledged to spend at least 2 percent of their economy on defense. But only three countries do -- Britain, Greece and us."
"The typical Wisconsin worker makes $5,000 less each year than our neighbors in Minnesota" under Gov. Scott Walker’s policies.
Cherrypicking his veterans’ votes
"Congressman Duffy has long record of voting against VA backlog fixes."
Burke was gone before fell to that level
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.
Claim is partly true but overbroad
Under Wisconsin law, "anyone who knows anything about a John Doe" secret criminal investigation "can't talk about it."
It’s been going on for six years
"In the city of Milwaukee, we’ve still got a mayor and a police chief who are furloughing police officers at a time when we have violence all across the city."
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