Wisconsin State Politics

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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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In the final State of the State address of his first term, Governor Scott Walker focused heavily on economic themes Wednesday night.

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After hours of debate, following weeks of debate, the Wisconsin State Senate yesterday passed a proposed biennial budget for the state. 

It was one year ago, that Gov. Walker survived the historic recall against him. Republicans gathered Wednesday evening in Pewaukee to celebrate the anniversary of his victory.