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Saturday, March 31, 2012

 9:41 PM 

Barca won't run for guv


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Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca announced on his Facebook page today that he will not run for guv.

Instead, he writes, he will focus on retaking control of the Assembly.

Barca, D-Kenosha wrote it was a difficult decision.

"However, in the final analysis, my decision came down to what is best for all of us who are working together as a broad front to win back Wisconsin," Barca wrote. "In order to stop the assault we have seen on middle-class families we need to win the recalls to take back the governor’s office and a win a majority in the state Senate, however equally important we must achieve a majority in the state Assembly in this fall’s elections. All three parts of state government are essential to truly undo the serious damage that has been done this past year to the values we hold dear in Wisconsin."

-- By Staff

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