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Oconomowoc businessman enters governor’s race (3:59 p.m. 11/28/09)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The great-grandson of the Miller Brewing Co. founder has announced he will run for governor as a Democrat.

Tim John is owner and president of the Milwaukee-based Christian printing company Blue Mound Graphics. He’s also the great-grandson of Frederick J. Miller.

John announced his candidacy Friday. In a news release, John said his first priority as governor would be reducing the state’s unemployment.

Already in the race seeking the Democratic nomination are Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and 18-year-old Jared Gary Christiansen.

Republicans in the running include Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and former U.S. Rep. Mark Neumann.

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