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Burke announces bid to challenge Walker

Mary Burke, a former Trek Bicycle Corp. executive, announced in a web video Monday that she is running for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

Burke emphasized her business background and Wisconsin roots in the video. She also was a former Commerce secretary, giving her experience in state government.

“Helping to turn my family’s business into a global company has been a big part of my life,” Burke said in the video. “Now I’d like to help make our great state of Wisconsin even better as your governor.”

The announcement by Burke came on the same day that

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 5:32 PM

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