Progressive advocacy organization Democracy for America says it is all-in for Tom Barrett in the June 5 recall targeting Gov. Scott Walker.

The political action committee founded by former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean issued a statement Tuesday saying its members plan to knock on 80,000 doors and make 100,000 calls over the next two weeks.

Democracy for America says over the past 15 months it has already made more than 382,000 calls and knocked on 123,000 doors.

The group's chairman Jim Dean says the election will come down to how many Democrats turn out in Dane County, where the liberal capital city of Madison is located. He says efforts are being focused there.

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WI_Expat
WI_Expat

"All in" a poker term for putting everything into the betting pot. Usually performed when a bluff is made with the hopes of scaring off an opponent with a superior hand of cards by hoping they will simply fold. Also known as a desperation play
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middleclassmd
middleclassmd

Maybe there is no need for a desperation play when you know Doe, the other hand, will be forced to fold in order to go to prison.

taylor88
taylor88

Hey, now there's a brilliant strategy, spend a bunch of money in Dane County, you know, where like 80% of the people are going to vote recall already. That's smart, but then again it's Howard Dean. Enough said. Or maybe he's coming to drive a smokes for votes van in Madison or Milwaukee.

motherlode
motherlode

Yeah for Democracy for America!

Welcome!

jimri
jimri

Aaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrggggggghhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!

I'm Howard Dean and I approve of this message.

sparky
sparky


We'd be doing a lot better if some recognizable national Dems would stop by Wisconsin. Why won't Obama, Pelosi, Biden, etc come to Wisconsin and campaign with Barrett?

Dean??? That's 'all in'.


Toomuchtaxes
Toomuchtaxes

Don't come to my door,we don't need your type in our neigborhood !!!!!!!

powmda
powmda

Howard Dean? You mean the real, the actual Howard Dean? Howard Dean is coming to WI to save the day? Neato!! Howard Dean? The goof that ran for president and had a melt-down on national TV? That Howard Dean? Well, I guess that's a good thing, but how come Obama ain't coming to WI? I thought he was in favor of "worker's rights' and all that stuff? And seeing as this whole recall thingie-dingie is about regaining union power, I would have thought he would show up and help out his posse! Oh! I know! Not to worry, mate, cuz he'll be here, along with the 500K that the national Democrats promised everyone. Right? Right? I mean, the national party hasn't abandoned us, have they?

dmark
dmark

Howard Dean? You mean Governor, Doctor Dean? The head Of the DNC who spearheaded Obama's crushing defeat of Grampy McCain?

middleclassmd
middleclassmd

Why waste effort when governor Doe will be going away without a recall election?

whatistruth
whatistruth

ooooo.... what's more scary than Halloween to Walker & company?

The recall!

nolie
nolie

YeeeeeeeeeeeHaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!

JohnGalt2016
JohnGalt2016

Howard Dean! Desparate times.

Acapitalidea
Acapitalidea

Very desperate. Thus the recall election.

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