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PRESS RELEASE: Walker reacts to Barrett's nomination

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WALKER CAMPAIGN REACTS TO MAYOR TOM BARRETT'S 
ENTRANCE INTO THE GENERAL ELECTION

Friends of Scott Walker deputy campaign manager Dan Blum issued the following statement in response to Mayor Tom Barrett's entrance into the general election.

"As Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett enters the general election in his soon to be third statewide losing campaign, he will surely find that his record of raising taxes and promises to continue to do so will not resonate with voters. While Governor Walker's term has seen unemployment drop to its lowest rate since 2008, unemployment under Tom Barrett has risen more than 28%. Rather than Tom Barrett's path of taking Wisconsin back to the days of billion-dollar deficits, double-digit tax increases and record job loss, we are confident that voters will choose to stand with Governor Walker and move Wisconsin forward."

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