Mary Burke

Politics & Government
11:03 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Former Consultant Defends Burke, Says Plagiarism Accusations Unwarranted

Consultant says Burke helped mold her jobs plan

Eric Schnurer was fired after Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke was accused of plagiarizing her jobs plan.

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Politics & Government
1:48 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Burke Vows to Pick Herself Up and Continue Serving People in Wisconsin

Burke thanks and inspires crowd
Credit Susan Bence

In opening her concession speech Tuesday night, Democrat Mary Burke used a quote from legendary Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi.

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Politics & Government
8:33 am
Wed October 29, 2014

How Can The President Benefit From Wisconsin's Midterm Election?

Democratic challenger for Wisconsin Governor Mary Burke is greets by U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign rally at North Devision High School on October 28, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Credit Darren Hauck/Getty Images

It's down to the last week of campaigning for midterm elections, including the hotly contested gubernatorial race in Wisconsin. 

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Politics & Government
10:55 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Burke Taking Heat for Sections of Jobs Plan that Appeared in other Democrats' Campaigns

Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke has cut ties with the consultant who crafted her jobs platform but says she will not change it.

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Politics & Government
9:31 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Mary Burke Easily Advances to Nov. 4 General Election

Mary Burke faced minimal opposition in the Democratic partisan primary

Democrat Mary Burke is officially her party’s nominee for governor.

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Politics & Government
10:00 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Milwaukee Magazine Feature on "A Different Kind of Democrat"

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke will face Governor Scott Walker in the upcoming November election.

The start of July means we are roughly four months away from Election Day, the first Tuesday in November.  Wisconsin’s race for Governor will be among the most closely watched in the country, with Scott Walker facing his second challenge since he was elected four years ago.

Walker, who dispatched a recall challenge in defeating Tom Barrett two years ago, will likely face businesswoman and former state Commerce Secretary Mary Burke.

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Politics & Government
8:30 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Democrat Burke Outlines Economic Plan

Mary Burke, a Democrat, hopes to unseat Gov. Scott Walker in the November election.

The main Democratic contender for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday laid out her plans to improve the state economy.

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Politics & Government
5:29 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Mary Burke Hopes to Become the Next Governor of Wisconsin

Mary Burke is the first Democrat to announce her 2014 bid for governor

Governor Walker now has a declared opponent in seeking another term. Mary Burke threw her hat into the ring Monday.

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Politics & Government
6:36 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Mary Burke Enters Race for Governor

Rumors about Mary Burke's candidacy have been circulating for months

Former state commerce secretary and Trek executive Mary Burke is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.

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