Governors s Wisconsin recall: Why Democrats think Barrett can beat Walker this time

Democrats in Wisconsin chose Tom Barrett, mayor of Milwaukee, to challenge Gov. Scott Walker (R) in a recall election next month. It's a reprise of their 2010 contest, but now Walker has a record to defend.

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Wisconsin voters on Tuesday chose Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett as the Democratic Party's nominee for governor, a move that turns back the time machine to 2010 for a rematch between Mr. Barrett and now-incumbent Gov. Scott Walker (R). 

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