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Friday, August 12, 2011

 5:12 PM 

August 12 recall roundup: New ads, headlines, PRs and commentary

AD WATCH
- Tea Party Express: 12th SD 30-second TV ad
- Tea Party Express: 22nd SD 30-second TV ad
- RSLC: "One Choice" 30-second TV ad

PRESS RELEASES
- Alliance for a Better Wisconsin: Steitz alleges mudslinging, willfully ignores the actions of his extreme and dangerous backers
- Steitz Campaign: Steitz victorious in first debate
- We Are Wisconsin: Steitz noticeably silent about his decision to rent to sex offender after Kenosha police open investigation on the issue
- Wisconsin Professional Police Association: Endorses Jim Holperin for re-election
- WisDems: Chicago lawyer Jonathan Steitz mocks Wisconsin fish fries
- WisDems: False attack ads against Bob Wirch must be removed from airwaves immediately
- WisDems: Kim Simac violates yet another campaign law
- WisDems: The irrelevancy of Jonathan Steitz

HEADLINES
- Holperin, Simac debate 12th District issues at forum
- Money still flows in North Woods state Senate race
- Holperin, Simac compete in recalls to represent North Woods
- Wirch and Steitz battling to the finish during JT online forum
- Wisc. results suggest recall of governor would be close
- Recall votes show state's 50-50 split
- For UW-L, Shilling win means loss of clout
- Vos wants to recall the recalls
- Recall changes not needed

COMMENTARY
- Charles Krauthammer: System works, from Wisconsin to Washington
- Mark Pocan: Scott Walker's ludicrous claim of victory
- Esther Cepeda: Wisconsin delivers message to big labor
- Tom Foley: Robin Vos clears the way for Mike Gableman recall
- Zach Wisniewski: Simac can't name a single piece of state legislation she supports or opposes
- Jud Lounsbury: Reality check: Republicans have had just as many recall efforts as Democrats and won ... zero, zip, nada
- Scott Wittkopf: Recall action ... Defend Holperin, Wirch -- then forward to Walker
- Tony Palmeri: The conservative case for recalling Governor Scott Walker
- Cory Liebmann: Defeat zealots on Aug. 16 ballot
- Lisa Mux: Kim Simac is Wisconsin’s own Sarah Palin, but she may win next Tuesday

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