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Walker, Burke disagree on economy

Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker shakes hands with Democratic challenger Mary Burke on Oct. 17, before a televised debate at the WMVS-TV studio in Milwaukee. The two candidates' campaigns have each have released about a dozen ads since the Aug. 12 primary, according to the archive AdWatch on WisPolitics.com.

AP photo by Benny Sieu

Democrat Mary Burke argued during a debate Friday in Wisconsin's hotly contested governor's race that Republican incumbent Scott Walker mismanaged Wisconsin's finances, leading to a projected $1.8 billion budget shortfall, and enacted tax cuts that benefited the wealthy over the middle class.

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