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Five must-follow races for the midterms

That means if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- political advertisements.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Politico

Year of the Woman Governor hits a snag

But primaries and a climate favoring wealthy, self-funded candidates have dampened the outlook.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, US News, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jan Brewer, Allyson Schwartz, Democrat

News Max

Obama: 'Revving' Economy Calls for Higher Wages

President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Milwaukee, WI, Financial Markets, US Governors

WAOW

President Obama arrives in Milwaukee, greeted by Gov. Walker

Another round of rain and storms expected late Sunday night and Monday morning. It should dry out and turn cooler and less humid late Monday into Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Gwen Moore, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chippewa Falls, WI, Stevens Point, WI

WSAW

Governor Walker Skirts Touchy Casino Decision

But he's delayed a decision on one of the hottest questions for voters in densely populated southeastern Wisconsin: Will he approve the Menominee Nation's plans for a casino in Kenosha? Walker has pushed the decision deadline back to February, well after the November election.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kenosha, WI

Washington Times

Wisconsin governor skirts touchy casino decision

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker portrays himself as a man of action, willing to take on tough political fights.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Travel, US Governors, Milwaukee, WI

The Raw Story

and now a Labor Day message from a lady who quit her job to be ...

Sarah Palin, whom you may vaguely remember like a regrettable hairstyle that seemed like a good idea at the time, has a Labor Day message for all of you hard workin' 'Muricans out there who haven't quit your jobs a couple of years after being hired because you could make more money shaking down rubes.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin

Gilmer Mirror

It's - Labor' Day, Not - Union' Day

Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won't stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee, IL, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, Pat Quinn

New York Daily News

Why this Labor Day is different

When union members march up Fifth Ave. in the Labor Day Parade, they will have much to celebrate; for over two centuries, unions have been improving conditions, pay and benefits for American workers.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Occupy Wall Street, Opinion

Star Tribune

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

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