Wisconsin Progressives Need To Make Up Their Mind

After Mary Burke announced her candidacy for governor in 2013, the pundits and progressives across the blogosphere and social media were heard weeping, whining and gnashing their teeth about the hand picked candidate of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Everyone wanted anyone but the anointed Ms. Burke. Some of us…

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My thoughts on Mary Burke

As I’ve been ruminating over the results of last week’s election, I’ve been critical of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Mike Tate (see HERE and HERE), and while some of my criticism of Tate was unfair, I do think it’s important to have a discussion about what we Democrats want…

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Wisconsin Gazette endorses Mary Burke while savaging Gov. Walker

This is an excellent endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke. Walker is a great example of what happens when someone with no real-world management or business experience is placed in a position of overseeing a multi-billion-dollar bureaucracy. For decades, Republicans themselves have argued that career politicians are unqualified to…

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A contrast: Mary Burke sold her home to help struggling families while Scott Walker has worked to create struggling families

Over at Monologues of Dissent, Heather posted an excellent piece highlighting the stark differences between Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke. ‚ÄčI have worked with or known Mary Burke for 28 years. I am also a 25 year resident of Sun Prairie. Friends and family often ask…

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New Burke ad: “Tara”

This is an excellent ad. Unfortunately Tara’s story is a story that hits close to home for many Wisconsin families.

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Dom’s Domain: the post-debate breakdown

Over at Dom’s Domain Politics, Dom has an excellent writeup of Friday’s debate between Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke, with Dom rightly noting Burke won the debate hands down. There are smart ways to discuss wages, Ebola, abortion, environment and drug tests without attacking Walker and just giving…

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Mary Burke has two nice things to say about Gov. Scott Walker (VIDEO)

During her interview this week with the Editorial Board of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke was asked to name a “couple of admirable traits” about Gov. Scott Walker. Here’s what Burke came up with.

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Walker, Burke tied among likely voters in latest Marquette poll

This is a big deal. The race for governor has tightened again, with Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke tied at 47% among likely voters in a poll released Wednesday by Marquette University Law School. Burke eliminated Walker’s 5-point lead among likely voters in the Marquette poll…

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New Mary Burke ad: “Red Barn”

Earlier this week Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke released a brilliant new ad highlighting her record of growing a business and creating jobs, a record that runs in stark contrast to Gov. Scott Walker’s broken job creation promise and his poor record of creating jobs in Wisconsin, in contrast to…

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The Scott Walker/Mary Burke debate open thread

Let’s talk about tonight’s debate between Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Mary Burke.

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