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October 17

Walker, Burke to make closing arguments Friday night - MJS

Voter turnout will dictate governor's race - APC

Swaying votes: The ad wars in Wisconsin - GBPG

Burke says she will spend rest of campaign on tour around state - Wisconsin Public Radio

New poll suggests minimum wage comments could hurt Scott Walker - CT

Burke, supporters hope minimum wage sways voters - WSJ

Burke's predecessor at Commerce called her "a disaster" - MJS

Former Commerce secretary's assessment of Mary Burke: 'She's a disaster' - WSJ

WEDC slammed in report on privatization of public services - CT

State unemployment rate declines to 5.5% in September - MJS

Wisconsin's venture capital total nearly doubles - MJS

UW System leaders pledge to take lead on affordability - ON

Courts are ruling on voting laws – here's where they stand - Bloomberg

October 16

Walker, Burke tied among likely voters in latest MU poll - MJS

Scott Walker and Mary Burke tied among likely voters, new Marquette poll finds - WSJ

Interactive: 2014 governor race polls - WSJ

Mary Burke distances herself from Jim Doyle policies - MJS

Walker says he's unlikely to run for president if Ryan does - MJS

Walker says not sharing Act 10 plan was a mistake - ON

Barack Obama to campaign for Mary Burke in Milwaukee - WSJ

Rivals for governor, attorney general differ on drunken driving - Isthmus

State ends fiscal year with $517 million on hand - MJS

Van Hollen: Open meetings law applies to canvassing boards - MJS

State aid increases for half of Wisconsin districts - MJS

Arkansas strikes down voter ID law, saying it exceeds state constitution - NYT

October 15

Gov. Scott Walker pitches gas tax change for road funds - MJS

Mary Burke rejects Scott Walker's gas tax idea, supports highway project restraint - WSJ

Scott Walker says he doesn't believe minimum wage "serves a purpose" - MJS

Mary Burke frames election choice - MJS

Scott Walker won't say whether his abortion position has changed - CT

Walker downplays talk of running for president - WSJ

State tax collections lagging, new figures show - MJS

Questionable impact: How much influence do Wisconsin governors have over the state's economy? - CT

Judge says elections officials can't stop campaign collaboration - MJS

Federal judge orders state to stop enforcing anti-'coordination' law - WSJ

State voter registration continues through election day - WSJ

Texas can enforce voter-id law in blow to Democrats - Bloomberg

Legal action – and mass voter confusion – looms in Georgia as election day nears - WaPo

Wisconsin state benefits agency opens 30-day enrollment for same-sex spouses - WSJ

Supreme court blocks Texas abortion law - WaPo

October 14

Scott Walker says state will recognize June same-sex weddings - MJS

Gov. Walker directs state to recognize 100s of gay marriages - WSJ

Gov. Scott Walker floats replacing gas tax to fix transportation shortfall - WSJ

Walker says he 'certainly' won't run for 4 terms - WSJ

With voter ID blocked, election officials shift focus to boosting turnout - Wisconsin Public Radio

Early voting proposal draws opposition from Missouri elections official - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The disconnect between voter ID laws and voter fraud - WaPo

Wisconsin health officials gather as Ebola concerns rise - MJS

October 13

J.B. Van Hollen won't clarify statement on voter ID; appeals court judges thrash law - WSJ

News guide: A quick look at voter ID developments - WSJ

High court action on voting aims to avoid chaos - ON

Gov. Scott Walker, Mary Burke spar in first debate - WSJ

Burke, Walker talk jobs in 1st debate - APC

Burke pounces on Walker's comment on state's 'work problem' - MJS

Walker pleased with his debate performance against Burke - MJS

Scott Walker, Mary Burke disagree on school funding, but specifics scarce - MJS

State paid $139 million to schools terminated from voucher program since 2004 - WSJ

Wisconsin principal pay tops peers, teachers below average - ON

Next governor will face major health care policy decisions - Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin, the least undecided state in the country - WSJ

A state polarized over Gov. Walker has become even more so since 2012 - MJS

With the state divided over Walker and Burke, which voters will pave path to victory? - WSJ

Will Gov. Scott Walker ride lead to re-election? - APC

Susan Happ, Brad Schimel clash on when to defend state laws - MJS

Area's independence draws candidates, swings elections - ON

Businesses feel left out as railway shift trains toward frac sand, oil - WSJ


WSJ - Wisconsin State Journal
MJS - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
CT - Capital Times

APC - Appleton Post Crescent
ECLT - Eau Claire Leader-Times
GBPG - Green Bay Press-Gazette
JG - Janesville Gazette
LT - La Crosse Tribune
KN - Kenosha News
MBJ - Milwaukee Business Journal
ON - Oshkosh Northwestern
RJT - Racine Journal Times
SP - Sheboygan Press

NYT - New York Times
USA - USA Today
WALLSJ - Wall Street Journal
WaPo - Washington Post

Weekly Archive

Oct. 6 - 10, 2014
Sep. 29 - Oct. 3, 2014
Sep. 22 - 26, 2014
Sep. 15 - 19, 2014
Sep. 8 - 12, 2014
Sep. 2 - 5, 2014
Aug. 25 - 29, 2014
Aug. 18 - 22, 2014
Aug. 11 - 15, 2014
Aug. 4 - 8, 2014
July 28 - Aug. 1, 2014
July 21 - 25, 2014
July 14 - 18, 2014
July 7 - 11, 2014
June 30 - July 3, 2014
June 23 - 27, 2014
June 16 - 20, 2014
June 9 - 13, 2014
June 2 - 6, 2014
May 27 - 30, 2014
May 19 - 23, 2014
May 12 - 16, 2014
May 5 - 9, 2014
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