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WI Gov Walker: 'Having a Copy of the Holy Koran on Your Desk' Keeps Your Job Safe

WI Gov Walker: 'Having a Copy of the Holy Koran on Your Desk' Keeps Your Job Safe
If Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's new book is a soft launch of his 2016 presidential run, it should also act as fair warning to voters: Walker is shamelessly biased and misunderstands what it fundamentally means to be American.
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Trek CEO Mary Burke Announces Candidacy for WI Gov; GOP Promptly Purchases MaryBurke.com

Trek CEO Mary Burke Announces Candidacy for WI Gov; GOP Promptly Purchases MaryBurke.com
The Democrats may have a formidable opponent to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in the next election. But Mary Burke will have to overcome a well-oiled, Republican smear machine.
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Wisconsin State Senator and ALEC Ally Shuts Door on Open Records Requests

Wisconsin State Senator and ALEC Ally Shuts Door on Open Records Requests
After being sued for violating an open records request pertaining to her relationship with the ALEC, Wisconsin State Sen. Leah Vukmir is claiming that she cannot be sued while in office, a motion that could change the face of how politicians deal with open records requests in the future. The move would effectively create a precedent in which a member of the state legislature could not be held accountable for failing or refusing to comply with an open records request.
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Chaz Bolte
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Increased Arrests Lead to Increased Protesters in Wisconsin's Resurgent Uprising

Increased Arrests Lead to Increased Protesters in Wisconsin's Resurgent Uprising
Wisconsin State Capitol Police Chief David Erwin's policing is working just about as well as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's job creation policies. Essentially, they're having the opposite of the intended effect. More arrests are creating more protesters, just as more austerity measures are creating more disheartening unemployment numbers.
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WI Gov Walker Receiving Nearly Two Thirds of Political Donations from Out of State

WI Gov Walker Receiving Nearly Two Thirds of Political Donations from Out of State
A new interactive map shows an influx of out-of-state donations coming Wisconsin governor Scott Walker's way since he enacted his landmark, anti-union piece of legislation, Act 10, in February of 2011.
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Chaz Bolte
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WI Gov Walker Aims to Sell Off Highways, Prisons, and University Buildings Under 'No-Bid' Contracts

WI Gov Walker Aims to Sell Off Highways, Prisons, and University Buildings Under 'No-Bid' Contracts
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s latest plan to lower his state's debt revolves around selling off university buildings, highways and prisons despite the potential long-term drawbacks. Among the targets are buildings originally paid for by student fees and donations throughout the University of Wisconsin school system.
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Walker’s Rejection of Obamacare Funds to Cost WI Businesses Upwards of $36 Million

Walker’s Rejection of Obamacare Funds to Cost WI Businesses Upwards of $36 Million
According to a national study by Jackson Hewitt Tax services, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s opposition to Obamacare will cost Wisconsin employers between $24.1 million and $36.1 million a year.
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Ryan, Walker et al: Screw Union Workers, Except When Scabs Ruin Our Football Game!

After the Green Bay Packers were robbed of a win by an blown call during Monday Night Football, union-busting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) - a Packers fan - took to Twitter this morning [and] demanded the return of the league's unionized officials...
Walker's sudden support of union labor is surprising, given his push for a radical union-busting law that effectively ended collective bargaining for many of Wisconsin's public employees. The law, which Walker and his fellow Republicans pitched as necessary to fix Wisconsin's budget before admitting that it was the "first step" in an anti-union strategy, was so unpopular that it led to massive protests outside the state capitol in Madison and recall elections against Walker and six Republicans in the state senate.
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