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Why Bobby Jindal And Other Governors Are Failing In The 2016 GOP Presidential Race

Bobby Jindal is the third governor to fall by the wayside in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, following Scott Walker and Rick Perry. The only ones remaining with a ghost of a chance are John Kasich and Chris Christie (let’s just ignore George Pataki and Jim Gilmore). There [...]

Once rivals, Jeb Bush and Scott Walker reunite to talk about school choice

WAUKESHA, Wis. -- It wasn't supposed to be this way for Scott Walker. If things had gone as planned, the Wisconsin governor would be the star attraction at Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate being held in nearby Milwaukee. Instead, Walker is playing host to a GOP field that hasn't winnowed at all since he dropped […]

Marco Rubio’s Real Credit Card Scandal: How the Candidate Failed Rewards 101

Republican Governor Scott Walker, who dropped out of the Presidential race, pays 27% interest on his credit card debit. Governor Walker, meet the Chase Slate card. We know that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie put $1 million in travel spend on his state American Express card. Show More Summary

Wisconsin Poised to Gut Its Campaign Finance and Anti-Corruption Laws

Scott Walker's presidential bid may have failed, but the Wisconsin governor and his Republican allies are making a massive push to transform the way the state conducts elections and investigates illegal campaign activity. If they'reShow More Summary

Wisconsin Governor Walker signs bill restricting use of secret investigations in political crimes

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed a bill into law that prohibits prosecutors from using the state’s secret investigation law to probe political crimes – a measure used to convict four of his aides and investigate his campaign. In Wisconsin, prosecutors can use...

Wisconsin Governor Walker signs bill restricting secret investigations

last monthNews : The Newsroom

Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed a bill into law that prohibits prosecutors from using the state's secret investigation law to probe political crimes - a measure used to convict four of his aides and investigate his campaign. Show More Summary

Which Republican presidential candidate will drop out next? Maybe these two.

Over the past month, the crowded Republican presidential primary field saw its first two casualties: former Texas governor Rick Perry and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. These early exits surprised some. Walker was as an early front-runner in the polls owing to his conservative record and ability to win statewide office in a traditionally blue state. […]

Scott Walker Proves that Neoconservative Pandering Is No Route to White House

There may be no sadder political spectacle than a Republican governor running for president. He knows nothing about foreign policy. But he panders to Neocons who dominate the GOP and expect the nominee to advocate perpetual war. Then his presidential campaign collapses. So it was with Rick Perry. Show More Summary

Government Corruption Is and Remains the Fundamental Danger of Individual-Candidate Super PACs

Governor Scott Walker and former Governor Rick Perry dropping out so early in the Republican presidential primary race has raised questions about whether individual-candidate Super PACs are as big a problem as originally believed. (Both Walker and Perry had individual-candidate Super PACs supporting them.) This question, however, misses the point. Show More Summary

Exit Walker

Like a lot of other armchair political observers, I thought Scott Walker had a decent chance of securing the Republican nomination. Establishment types liked him because he’s a conservative governor who has significantly reshaped a traditionally blue state. Grassroots types liked him because he said all the right things about freedom and values and Mom’s [...]

Ed Schultz Gloats on Podcast over ‘Freaking Loser’ Scott Walker Dropping Out; ‘I Feel Vindicated’

Reduced to a daily podcast after his MSNBC show was cancelled in July, liberal Ed Schultz spent the first minute and a half of his Tuesday podcast basking in the departure of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker from the 2016 Republican field...Show More Summary

News in Brief: Voters Look On In Horror As 3 New Republican Candidates Appear In Place Of Scott Walker

2 months agoHumor : The Onion

MADISON, WI—Overcome by a profound feeling of dread and helplessness as the GOP field multiplied before their eyes, voters at Scott Walker’s press conference yesterday, in which the Wisconsin governor announced he was exiting the presidential...Show More Summary

A former Scott Walter aide just went on a major boss-rage Twitter rant against him.

2 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Wisconsin governor and presidential hopeful Scott Walker dropped out of the very crowded race for the Republican presidential nomination yesterday after his poll numbers literally dropped to zero. Right after he announced his withdrawal,...Show More Summary

Teachers' Unions Take A Victory Lap As Scott Walker Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Teachers’ unions tried their best to ruin Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s political career, but in the end he was done in by big dogs like Donald Trump in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Walker, once a front-runner, announced his decision on Monday to suspend his campaign and asked [...]

Jeb Bush nabs a Scott Walker surrogate in Virginia as candidates woo new supporters

The race is on among Republican presidential candidates to scoop up the support of key backers of Scott Walker's failed presidential bid. The Wisconsin governor hastily exited the GOP presidential race Monday and rival campaigns quickly scrambled to win over potential financial donors and campaign surrogates. Donors bring cash — an always-needed commodity — but current […]

After quitting 2016 race, Walker returns to work as governor

(AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is back at work at the state Capitol after his abrupt exit from the Republican presidential race. Walker's spokeswoman Jocelyn Webster said Tuesday that Walker was spending most of his day in briefings with executive staff and he would not make any public appearances.

The one thing we know after Scott Walker’s early exit

It would be nice if there was a simple explanation for why Scott Walker dropped out of the Republican presidential primary so early in the race. But while the Wisconsin governor made plenty of mistakes, it’s hard to tell which ones mattered and which ones didn’t. About all we know is that the GOP establishment has one […]

With His Poll Numbers Sinking Further After Last Week’s Second Televised Republican Debate, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Drops Out of the Presidential Race

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has dropped out of the Republican Presidential race, according to a number of media reports. Says ABC News, “Amounting to one of the shortest presidential campaigns in modern history –- lasting just 71 days -– Walker...

CBS Only Footnotes Scott Walker’s Departure from 2016 GOP Field

On Monday, ABC’s World News Tonight and the CBS Evening News failed to devote a full story to Republican Governor Scott Walker (Wisc.) dropping out of the 2016 presidential campaign with the latter only giving Walker a combined 57 seconds at the beginning and end of a report on Ben Carson’s comments about a hypothetical president who was Muslim.

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