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Mary Burke

Did College Football Games Predict Tuesday's Electoral Outcomes?

Glen Browder | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics
Glen Browder

I would have to give the football/election thesis a passing grade, based on these few cases, regardless of whether you use my statewide speculations or the more precise county analysis of my bold political science friends.

Burke Loses To Walker In Wisconsin

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Mary Burke fell short against incumbent Scott Walker (R) in the Wisconsin governor's race Tuesday. Burke, a former executive at Trek Bicyc...

Walker Fends Off Burke

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Gov. Scott Walker beat opponent Mary Burke in Wisconsin's gubernatorial race on Tuesday. Walker was first elected governor of the Badger ...

Amanda Terkel

Walker Wins Re-Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won re-election after a close race in which Democrats were holding out hope that they would be able to knock off a pot...

Both Sides In Wisconsin Governor Race Still Spinning Voters

FactCheck.org | Brooks Jackson and Alexander Nacht | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. In Wisconsin’s pivotal race for governor, both sides are still spinning voters. Republican G...

College Football and Tuesday's Elections

Glen Browder | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

Three of my political science colleagues conducted research showing that winning/losing that Saturday game could boost or cost the incumbent party and its gubernatorial candidate an average of 10 percent in the Tuesday election.

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

Laura Bassett

Scott Walker Runs Ad Supporting Equal Pay After Repealing Wisconsin's Equal Pay Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) released an ad on Tuesday in which his female lieutenant governor applauds his support for equal pay for women -- just...

HuffPost Pollster: Walker vs. Burke

HuffPost Pollster | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

This chart combines the latest opinion polls using a poll-tracking model and is updated whenever a new poll is released....

Jason Linkins

It's Probably Not The Best Idea To Insult Wisconsin Voters When You're Trying To Win A Close Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

The Wisconsin gubernatorial race has been as tight as a tick since late July, with the last Marquette Law School poll depicting the contest as a genui...

Scott Walker vs. Mary Burke Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Wisconsin Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Scott Walker vs. Mary Burke Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin compari...

West Wing's Bradley Whitford: Mary Burke for Wisconsin Governor

Lonna Saunders | Posted 12.20.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

A guy who still calls Wisconsin home despite his Hollywood success, Whitford is stumping for Democratic candidate Mary Burke over incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Doesn't Think The Minimum Wage 'Serves A Purpose'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday bluntly put into words how he feels about the minimum wage. "Well, I'm not going to repeal it," he said ...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Refuses To Answer Minimum Wage Question

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin's gubernatorial candidates differed sharply on the minimum wage during their first debate Friday, with Democrat Mary Burke say...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

This Is Scott Walker's Idea Of A Living Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Linda Branch, a 50-year-old personal care worker in Milwaukee, works 20 hours a week making $11 an hour, or around $400 every two weeks....

Reporters Barred From Speaking To Attendees At Mary Burke, Michelle Obama Event

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

Reporters in Wisconsin are up in arms about what they described as "creepy" and "distressing" practices by media handlers at an event with first lady ...

Voter Wars: 'Step Away From the Polls. Step Away...'

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Thinking of voting this November? A certain party might like you to reconsider... (Hint: It's spelled "G-O-P.")...

Mary Burke Drops Campaign Consultant After He Self-Plagiarizes In Jobs Plan

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

Democratic businesswoman Mary Burke, who is challenging Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), has dropped one of her campaign consultants after BuzzFeed re...

Walker's Record On Jobs Gets The Spin From Both Sides In Governor's Race

FactCheck.org | Brooks Jackson | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. In Wisconsin’s race for governor, both sides are playing “spin the voter” with Republican...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: 'I Shouldn't Have Used The Words I Used'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said Thursday that she "shouldn't have used" charged language to describe Wiscon...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

As First Jobs Promise Flops, Governor Says There Won't Be A Second

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During Scott Walker's 2010 campaign, he promised to create 250,000 Wisconsin jobs in his first term as governor. As the Republican's fir...

Wisconsin Governor's Race Remains Extremely Close

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

A new poll from Marquette Law School finds Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) narrowly trailing his Democratic opponent, Mary Burke. Forty-nine percen...

Mary Burke Becomes First Woman Nominated For Wisconsin Governor By Major Party

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Democrat Mary Burke won Wisconsin's primary for governor Tuesday, easily defeating state Rep. Brett Hulsey (D) and becoming the state's first woman gu...

Jon Ward

Scott Walker Suggests Wisconsin GOP Should Stop Attacking Democrat's Wealth

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- With a notable lack of public unity, fellow Republicans are now criticizing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's attacks on his Democratic chall...

Walker Hypocrisy Exposed

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has received $68,500 in campaign donations from corporations that outsource jobs, according to a report from Eau Clair...