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Gubernatorial rematch set for Wisconsin recall election

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett won the Democratic primary Tuesday to run against Republican Gov. Scott Walker for the second time in less than two years. The general election is June 5.
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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett won the Democratic primary Tuesday to run against Republican Gov. Scott Walker for the second time in less than two years. The general election is June 5.

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