Governor candidate drops out, and Flynn gains an endorsement

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Bob Harlow, the first Democrat to officially declare his candidacy for Governor of Wisconsin, has withdrawn his name from the crowded race. In departing, he threw his endorsement to Matt Flynn. > WIXX Green Bay

Democratic governor hopefuls talk guns

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The nine Democratic Wisconsin governor candidates attending Saturday’s candidate forum in Eau Claire discussed issues ranging from the state’s controversial deal with Foxconn to farm prices to health care, but references to gun control prompted especially emotional responses from the audience. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Crowded Democratic gubernatorial field takes stage in Menasha

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Ten Democratic candidates looking to unseat Gov. Scott Walker in November took the stage at UW-Fox Valley Wednesday night. Instead of combating each other, they mostly agreed on issues such as higher wages, better health care solutions and questioning the Foxconn deal – opting instead to unite against Walker. > Appleton Post-Crescent

La Crosse candidates forum to showcase Democrats seeking to challenge Walker

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A handful of the Democrats hoping to take on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in 2018 are scheduled to attend a public forum hosted in La Crosse next week by Our Wisconsin Revolution. > La Crosse Tribune

Slate of Democratic Walker challengers speak at first candidates’ forum

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With almost all 10 of the Democratic candidates running for governor attending the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans’ annual Power Lunch Monday, Urban Milwaukee provides a rundown of what each contender had to say.

A primer on 2018’s candidates for governor

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The Badger Herald runs down all the contenders who have declared a run so far for governor in 2018. To date, there is one Republican challenger and six Democrats, dictating a summer primary before the November election.

Gubernatorial candidate Harlow starts petition against Foxconn deal

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Walker challenger Bob Harlow is urging the state Senate to vote no on any Foxconn package, introducing a petition Wednesday to stop the deal. “We don’t need to pay some Taiwanese company to create jobs for us. We ought to invest in Wisconsin so the next 3M or Harley Davidson starts right here,” said Harlow. > WEAU Eau Claire