THE FIRST DEMOCRATIC AD OF THE 20-14 GOVERNOR'S RACE
WILL HIT THE AIRWAVES THIS WEEK.
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IT'S AN EARLY START TO THE AD WARS.
NEWS THREE POLITICAL REPORTER JESSICA ARP HAS MORE
ON WHAT'S IN IT AND THE DISPUTE ALREADY STARTING.
EARLY STAGES OF MARCH AND WE'RE ALREADY SEEING ADS...
AND A FIGHT OVER THE FACTS DESCRIBING WISCONSIN'S
:01 Today, nine hundred thirty people work at Trek...
THE FIRST AD OF THE BURKE CAMPAIGN...
SET TO HIT SCREENS FRIDAY...
DOESN'T SPEND MUCH TIME ON THE CANDIDATE HERSELF.
So why is Scott Walker's RGA spending a million dollars
attacking her? :15 Under Walker, unemployment's up.
:17 Job prospects are down to forty-fifth in the nation...
it is striking that it is a kind of ad you would see
a little later in a campaign typically
MARQUETTE LAW PROFESSOR CHARLES FRANKLIN SAYS CANDIDATES
TYPICALLY TAKE A PERIOD THIS EARLY IN THE CAMPAIGN
TO INTRODUCE THEMSELVES.
NOT SO MUCH.
i think what we're seeing is instead of the typical
get to know you ad we're seeing a dispute over the
facts about the economy that hit straight back at
the facts that were cited in the republican ads
who is mary burke? burke is a senior member of the
THE REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR'S ASSOCIATION HAS BEEN ON
THE AIR FOR A COUPLE WEEKS IN OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE
AND ON CABLE...
FOR HIS PART.
GOVERNOR WALKER SAYS SIMPLY THAT THE FACTS AS HE SEES
SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES.
everybody knows that unemployemnt is down from when
i have taken office, in fact its down from the peak
in jim doyles last term when it was 9.2 percent :57
we're at 6.2 percent now :00
THE BURKE CAMPAIGN DID NOT TELL US WHAT MARKETS THEY
INTEND TO RUN THE AD IN...
AND DID NOT MAKE HER AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT ON THE
FRANKLIN SAID THE TIMING OF THE ADS ARE EARLIER THAN
ESPECIALLY WITHOUT A PRIMARY...
HE NOTED IN 20-10 THAT NOW SENATOR RON JOHNSON DIDN'T
EVEN DECLARE HIS CANDIDACY FOR SENATE UNTIL MAY OF
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