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Walker and Burke cast votes in tight race for governor in Wisconsin

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 00:52

Republican Governor Scott Walker casts his vote for re-election as Wisconsin governor, but faces a tight race with Democrat Mary Burke. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Republican Governor Scott Walker and challenger Democrat Mary Burke, a former executive at bicycle manufacturer Trek, are statistically tied in recent polls of politically divided Wisconsin. Walker, a possible 2016 White House hopeful, became a champion of conservatives when the state reduced the powers of public sector unions, a move he said helped eliminate a $3.6 billion state budget deficit. Burke has attacked Walker for falling short on his promise four years ago to create 250,000 jobs in his first term. Government data shows about 100,000 jobs have been created.

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Walker and Burke cast votes in tight race for governor in Wisconsin

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 - 00:52