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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Word count, words count

Governor Walker’s release of job numbers showing job gains opposed to losses last year is causing quite a buzz. The coverage by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel demonstrates what conservatives know very well about the paper’s approach to this election and this governor.

After the paper’s initial story, it published another with comment from Governor Walker. The headline read, "Walker: New job numbers a sign state economy turning around."

The article includes quotes from Governor Walker. Total words in Walker’s quotes: 91.

The same article quotes a spokesman for Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett. Total words in the spokesman’s quotes: 118

The MJS followed up with an article with Barrett’s perspective headlined, "Barrett blasts new job numbers as ‘political stunt’."

Total words in Barrett’s quotes: 241.

Total words in quotes from a spokeswoman for Governor Walker: 62.

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