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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke delivers remarks to supporters in Hudson. At this point, Burke is the only declared candidate running against Gov. Scott Walker in 2014.

Democratic governor’s candidate makes her case in western Wisconsin

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More than 60 devoted area Democrats gathered at Paddy Ryan’s Irish Pub in Hudson on Sunday, Dec. 1, to hear Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke deliver a stump speech for an election still 11 months away.


Burke, daughter of Trek Bicycle founder Richard Burke, formally announced her candidacy to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in October. Election Day is Nov. 4.

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Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley joined RiverTown Multimedia in July 2013 and serves as editor at the New Richmond News. In the past he has worked at several news outlets including in Hudson, Wis., the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, Wis., and the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn. He began his career as a Marine Corps journalist. He served as a reporter and photographer in Okinawa, Japan, and editor of the base newspaper at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.
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