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5 things to know about Obama's visit to Wisconsin

President Barack Obama will speak to union members and others Monday in Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Milwaukee, WI, US Governors

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Democrat candidate Mary Burke won't be with Obama publicly in Wisconsin

Five-thousand people are expected at the Summerfest grounds for the ticketed event.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Tepid job numbers are bad news for Gov. Scott Walker

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Jim Doyle, Barack Obama, Opinion

Econbrowser

Quantitative Implications of Wisconsin Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

Figure 1: Wisconsin private nonfarm payroll employment , path implied by Governor Walker's August 2013 pledge , and employment implied by QCEW series , all in thousands, seasonally adjusted.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Examiner.com

Citizen Koch documents the consequences for democracy. A price had been paid

In 2010, the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling gave corporations the same rights as individuals to spend freely, and secretly, on political ads.

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Related Topix: US Governors

WISN-TV

Local labor leaders gearing up for Presidential visit

TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WILL BE IN MILWAUKEE MONDAY AND WILL SPEAK AT LABOR FEST AT THE LAKEFRONT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Milwaukee, WI, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Will gender be a factor for women in high-profile races?

For the first time, Wisconsin has a female nominee for governor from a major political party and she is running on a ballot with women nominated for attorney general and lieutenant governor - an unusually full slate at the top of the ticket.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US Senate, Wisconsin, US Governors, Waukesha County, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Community Shows Support for Woman with ALS

It's more than just a viral video challenge for one Manitowoc County family. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and a community walk hold special hope and promise for a mother suffering from the disease.

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Related Topix: Manitowoc County, WI, Manitowoc, WI, Appleton, WI, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors

The Progressive

Protests Greet Walker's Golf Club Fundraiser

A tough week in the news didn't stop Scott Walker from doing what he does best: fundraising.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

WLUK-TV Green Bay

A look at the issues around a new Wisconsin casino

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has put off a decision on whether to approve the Menominee Nation's plans for a new off-reservation casino in Kenosha until after the November election.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, US Governors, Kenosha, WI, Kenosha County, WI

WRIC-TV Richmond

Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race

The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive protests in an unsuccessful bid to keep their collective bargaining rights.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

State PSC finalizes decision against city on streetcar issue

The state Public Service Commission on Friday formally closed the book on its decision that it is unreasonable for Milwaukee to require utilities to pay the relocation costs for the proposed streetcar project.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Jim Doyle, US Governors

WISN-TV

Milwaukee labor leaders believe Obama's visit could impact governor's race

COPE WITH THEIR LOSS. 5,000 OR MORE OF YOU ARE EXPECTED TO TURN OUT MONDAY FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA'S LABOR DAY VISIT TO MILWAUKEE.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WISN-TV

Labor Council says president's Milwaukee visit good for unions

Labor leaders believe the visit will provide a boost to area unions and even have an impact on the race for governor.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, US Governors, Milwaukee County, WI

News Max

Columnist: Wisconsinites Not Surprised by Tight Gov. Race

The Wisconsin governor's race has turned into a horse race, but Dan Bice, political watchdog columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, isn't surprised.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Marquette University, US Governors

Daily Kos

Gov. Scott Walker Making Lemonade From Life's Lemons

Gov Scott Walker may be up to his neck in the shark tank, these days but that doesn't mean that he appreciates a well-informed electorate any less.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Fairleigh Dickinson University

WSAW

Wisconsin Private-Sector Jobs Grow 1.3% Within a Year

Gov. Scott Walker's administration released the preliminary figures late Thursday.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, US Governors

Daily Herald

Riopell: Candidates working Labor Day angles

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, left, is running for re-election against Repubican Bruce Rauner -- and the campaigning will just continue during the "official" start of fall campaigning, Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Koch-Sucking Republican Governors Association Caught On Video Heaping Praise On Evil Koch Brothers

What do the Koch brothers get for their campaign funding and lavish hospitality? Anything they want.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Liberal Political News

WDJT

State brings in $281 million less than expected

According to a report released by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue , the state pulled in about 280 million dollars less in tax revenue than expected for the last fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, US News, US Governors

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