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Protesters in La Crosse blocked an exit and surrounded a State Patrol car carrying the governor and were "beating on the windows and rocking the vehicle." When the car was "extricated" from the crowd, a truck blocked a second exit.
"Scott Walker raises nearly 70 percent of his money from out of state"
Says Gov. Scott Walker dropped out or was kicked out of college short of a degree "not long after" he was "kicked out of student elections at Marquette University."
Gov. Scott Walker bought "80 new, brand-new vehicles" for the state that "we probably don’t need."
Under President Obama’s health-care reforms, the premium for "an average plan for a family didn't go down by $2,500 per year, it's gone up about $2,500 per year."
"We are experiencing the worst economic recovery America has ever had."
Even after collective bargaining reforms, most Wisconsin public employees "are still paying about 12 to 13 percent" of their health insurance premiums, while most state residents who work in the private sector "pay 20 to 25 percent."
"The Walton family, which owns Wal-Mart, controls a fortune equal to the wealth of the bottom 42 percent of Americans combined."
"The nine-day deer hunt contributes more than $1.3 billion in revenue to the state of Wisconsin."
Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."
In Wisconsin, more than 300,000 people have "some kind of addictive gambling problem, whether it’s pathological or what we’d categorize as a problem gambler."
"The state budget has actually grown by $4.6 billion under" Gov. Scott Walker’s actions.
"You've seen where we're now going from a $700 million surplus to getting into the next biennium with almost a $750 million deficit."
"The $3.6 billion deficit we inherited has turned into more than a half-billion-dollar surplus."
"During my eight years as county executive, we cut the number of county workers by 20 percent."
"The national debt is on track to double during Obama’s presidency."
With a bill bringing $100 million in property tax relief, "the typical Wisconsin homeowner will save approximately $680 over four years."
"The Legislature passed Gov. Walker’s so-called property tax relief bill," but the Republicans "are still raising your property taxes."
"We’re one of the only communities in the country that didn’t lose population in the last census."
"Wisconsin ranks No. 2 in economic growth", according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
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