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Voter turnout is heavy across Wisconsin, including the conservative Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield. A line of voters snaked outside Dixon Elementary School before the doors opened at 7 a.m.
Jeff Freisleben, one of the first voters to cast his ballot, said he voted for Gov. Scott Walker.
"I like that he went into office and did what he said he would do," Freisleben said. "Tom Barrett doesn’t have a plan and can’t answer the questions when asked."

Voter turnout is heavy across Wisconsin, including the conservative Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield. A line of voters snaked outside Dixon Elementary School before the doors opened at 7 a.m.

Jeff Freisleben, one of the first voters to cast his ballot, said he voted for Gov. Scott Walker.

"I like that he went into office and did what he said he would do," Freisleben said. "Tom Barrett doesn’t have a plan and can’t answer the questions when asked."

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Gov. Scott Walker Highlights Jobs in Stop at Waukesha Factory
Gov. Scott Walker touted yet again his goals for job creation in Wisconsin as he toured Husco International, a manufacturing plant that is rebounding after drastic cuts to its workforce in previous years.
Visiting with employees ranging from line workers to top executives, Walker campaigned at the Waukesha factory where he was welcomed by Chairman Gus Ramirez.
Husco is prepared for job growth in the next few years, Ramirez said, but having a “business friendly environment” will be key to increasing jobs.
“Business creates opportunity. Business creates jobs, not government,” Ramirez said.
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Gov. Scott Walker Highlights Jobs in Stop at Waukesha Factory

Gov. Scott Walker touted yet again his goals for job creation in Wisconsin as he toured Husco International, a manufacturing plant that is rebounding after drastic cuts to its workforce in previous years.

Visiting with employees ranging from line workers to top executives, Walker campaigned at the Waukesha factory where he was welcomed by Chairman Gus Ramirez.

Husco is prepared for job growth in the next few years, Ramirez said, but having a “business friendly environment” will be key to increasing jobs.

“Business creates opportunity. Business creates jobs, not government,” Ramirez said.

Read the full story here on Patch.

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GOP Supporters Rally With Walker, Louisiana Governor in Waukesha
With Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal at his side, Gov. Scott Walker Thursday blamed Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett for the city’s high taxes, poverty, high unemployment and flawed crime statistics.
“I think it is time he focused on fixing Milwaukee, not trying to screw up the rest of the state,” Walker said while rallying Republican supporters in Waukesha.
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GOP Supporters Rally With Walker, Louisiana Governor in Waukesha

With Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal at his side, Gov. Scott Walker Thursday blamed Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett for the city’s high taxes, poverty, high unemployment and flawed crime statistics.

“I think it is time he focused on fixing Milwaukee, not trying to screw up the rest of the state,” Walker said while rallying Republican supporters in Waukesha.

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Michael Reagan Says ‘Win One for the Gipper’ in New Pro-Walker Ad

With a little more than a week to go untilWisconsin’s gubernatorial recall election, a national tea party group on Monday released a TV ad in which the son of President Ronald Reagan invokes the memory of his father while giving his strong support to Gov. Scott Walker.

In the ad, paid for by the Campaign To Defeat Barack Obama, Michael Reagan, a conservative commentator, compares Wisconsin’s Republican governor to his father and even uses the phrase: “Win this one for the Gipper.”

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Barrett Calls on Walker to Come Clean on John Doe Probe

At a Milwaukee press conference, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett put more pressure on Gov. Scott  Walker to disclose his involvement in the John Doe investigation that centers around staffers from Walker’s time as the Milwaukee County executive conducting campaign activities on county time.

New Marquette Poll Puts Walker Up By Six Points Over Barrett
Gov. Scott Walker is up by six points against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, according to a new Marquette University Law School poll of likely voters.
The results of the poll were released Wednesday during a segment of the on-going “On the Issues” series with Mike Gousha and Professor Charles Franklin. Polling of 704 registered voters took place between May 9-12, and the poll results include responses from 600 likely voters in the pool with a 3.8 percent margin of error. 
Only 3 percent of those surveyed said they are undecided.
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New Marquette Poll Puts Walker Up By Six Points Over Barrett

Gov. Scott Walker is up by six points against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, according to a new Marquette University Law School poll of likely voters.

The results of the poll were released Wednesday during a segment of the on-going “On the Issues” series with Mike Gousha and Professor Charles Franklin. Polling of 704 registered voters took place between May 9-12, and the poll results include responses from 600 likely voters in the pool with a 3.8 percent margin of error. 

Only 3 percent of those surveyed said they are undecided.

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I’m not afraid to lose. I plan to win, I’m running to win, but I’m not afraid to lose to do the right thing.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told the Associated Press regarding the June 5 gubernatorial recall election.

J.O.B: Jobs Numbers Central Issue in Wisconsin Governor Recall Race

Just a day after Gov. Scott Walker called recent jobs numbers inaccurate and sped up the release of federal statistics, the state Department of Workforce Development reported the state lost private sector jobs for the second consecutive month.

The recall effort against Walker was largely sparked over the passage of the contentious budget bill, which curtailed collective bargaining rights for most public workers, but now the main event’s central issue has shifted to jobs.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Walker’s challenger in a recall election set for June 5, has hit the governor on what he calls Walker’s inability to jumpstart the state’s economy and to deliver on a campaign promise to create 250,000 private sector jobs.

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