The newest Iowa poll has nearly catastrophic news for former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker must be smiling: Bush comes in 7th, a virtual fringe candidate (which is indeed what more moderate Republicans are in today’s GOP) and Walker is zooming. Politico reports: The Wisconsin governor retains his advantage among Iowa [...]Show More Summary
Since becoming governor of Wisconsin in 2011, Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker has signed into law 15 tax bills that have reduced taxes by nearly $2 billion.
By Thomas Geoghegan, Reuters Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is emerging as a strong potential candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination largely because he took on the public-employee unions in his state. If he wins the White House because of his union-busting chops and for pushing right-to-work laws, maybe he’ll abolish the U.S. Labor Department, too.
Wisconsin's Scott Walker has emerged as a force in the 2016 White House contest. It's a position two other Republican governors from the Midwest, lesser known but similarly ambitious, undoubtedly would like to be in. Continue reading ? The post With Walker’s success, other Midwest govs eye 2016 GOP nomination appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
All thanks to Republican governor Scott Walker, who ended coercive union rules and survived political challenges from the labor unions. Now AFSCME is trying to survive after Wisconsinites can choose whether to join a union or not.
Derek Willis at the NYT analyzes Federal Election Commission records and state records:Roughly half of the nation’s top 250 Republican donors have given money to Mr. Walker in his campaigns for Wisconsin governor.... By comparison, 30 percent have given to Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, 20 percent to Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and 10 percent to Gov. Show More Summary
The Florida legislature's Republican majority on Friday passed a measure mandating a 24-hour waiting period for people seeking abortions, sending it to Republican Gov. Rick Scott for approval. Image: Republican Governor's Association/ Youtube The post Florida Republicans Pass Forced Waiting Period Bill in Party-Line Vote appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Advisers and donors to the Wisconsin governor, a likely Republican candidate for president, say he has put plans in motion that cede early fund-raising momentum to his chief rival, Jeb Bush.
It's early in the Republican presidential primary process, but at this point former Florida governor Jeb Bush is a slight favorite. However, the latest CNN/ORC poll indicates that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is closing in on Bush. Show More Summary
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Republicans have been itching to show how much better they could do with the American economy than President Obama has done. But Republican governors have had the chance to show what they can do with their own states' economies, and the crop currently planning to run for president... Show More Summary
Walker, Christie and Jindal were supposed to show off GOP's deep bench. They highlighted incompetence instead
Charles Koch Five Republican presidential candidates are in the running to win over the Koch brothers: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, former Florida governor and dynastic scion Jeb Bush, and Sens. Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Rand Paul.Show More Summary
Your humble blogger has been tracking the battle over the Medicaid expansion in Florida, because it’s a really big deal. If the administration can get Governor Rick Scott and state House Republicans to accept the expansion, it could help weaken the blockade against it that conservatives have built in other states, which has slowed down […]
Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin and a leading contender for the Republican nomination, seems to have now completely reversed his position on immigration policy. Two years ago, Walker argued for offering undocumented immigrants in the country a way to become citizens. Show More Summary
An unusual and revealing political fight over health care has been unfolding in Florida. It's unusual because it pits Rick Scott, the Republican governor, against some members of his own party. It's revealing because it lays bare the...Show More Summary
Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, the influential conservative donors, have settled on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as their top choice to win the 2016 Republican nomination for U.S. president, the New York Times reported on Monday. David Koch said at a fundraiser for the New York...
WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, the influential conservative donors, have settled on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as their top choice to win the 2016 Republican nomination for U.S. president,...Show More Summary
Backfire! When NYC real estate broker Jeff Putterman received an invitation to a luncheon with Wisconsin Governor and presidential candidate Scott Walker, he didn’t just RSVP. He made sure his disgust for the Republican was crystal clear. Kerry Picket reports … Continue reading ?
Add Wisconsin governor and likely presidential candidate Scott Walker to the growing list of Republicans who've been asked "Would you attend a gay wedding?" The New York Times reports: “That’s certainly a personal issue,” Mr. Walker said at a brief...
The governor is proposing massive cuts to programs that are crucial for seniors and the disabled....