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Top Wisconsin Democrat: We Won't Be Falling For Walker's Prank Call Scheme


"I've heard rumors of it. Maybe it reveals something about the governor's character. The possibility of us having to be dragged back to the Capitol before this bill has had enough public scrutiny has always been a possibility and that's why we left the state in the first place," Miller said.

He offered no indication that Democrats have a plan to return to Wisconsin. "Employees have given him a victory, they've given him the money he needs.... The ball is in the governor's court," Miller said. "The only thing in his way is his refusal to accept a compromise."

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