By Brendan O'Brien, Reuters Wisconsin lawmakers on Thursday will begin a final debate on a measure supported by Republican Governor Scott Walker that would prohibit private-sector workers from being required to join a union or pay dues when working under union contracts.
MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a law that would have required applicants for welfare benefits to submit to mandatory drug testing The law, a top priority of the Republican governor's first term, was ruled unconstitutional by two federal courts. Show More Summary
By Brendan O'Brien MADISON, Wis. (Reuters) - Wisconsin lawmakers on Thursday will begin a final debate on a measure supported by Republican Governor Scott Walker that would prohibit private-sector workers from being required to join a union or pay dues when working under union contracts. Show More Summary
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker boosted his national profile with a speech at the "Iowa Freedom Summit," making him a strong candidate for the Republican Party presidential nomination in 2016. But what does freedom mean to Walker? His...Show More Summary
[Content Note: War on agency, violence, and a description of a perineum tear. NB: Not only women need access to abortion.]Republican Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker, who totally wants to be president so bad he's considering legally...Show More Summary
Wisconsin Governor and probable 2016 Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker attempted to make his position on abortion abundantly clear on Tuesday, penning an "open letter on life," in which confirmed he plans to sign legislation that would ban abortions after 20 weeks in his state if it reaches his desk.
From State troopers who protect Governor given $4 an hour pay raise: Just after Republican lawmakers announced they were rejecting raises for rank-and-file state troopers, Gov. Scott Walker’s administration granted $4-an-hour raises to the State Patrol officers responsible for protecting the governor. … The pay bump will cost the state about $36,500 and comes at […]
We have looked at the arguments in favor of the Republican presidential nomination for former Texas governor Rick Perry, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Today we look at former Florida governor Jeb Bush. There are well-known objections — the dynasty problem, the desire for a new generation of leaders and his […]
"In a refreshing change from past years, Republican hopefuls tried to verify their conservative credentials on the full-portfolio of issues. Leaders like Governor Scott Walker, who's been criticized for shunning social issues, put on a full-court press for non-negotiables like life. Show More Summary
If Scott Walker were elected president of the United States, he would stand out as one of only a handful of current world leaders who did not complete their college education. The Republican governor of Wisconsin dropped out of Marquette University in the spring semester of his senior year, in...
How Scott Walker Got His Head Start It has been quite a ride for Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. He went from an also-ran in a 2006 gubernatorial primary to two-term Republican hero and a leading contender for the presidential nomination. And he has the early 20th century Progressive movement to...
A few days ago, Wisconsin Governor and potential presidential nominee Scott Walker was trolled at a meeting of the National Governors Association: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a prospective Republican presidential contender, said Saturday he does not know whether President Obama is a Christian. Show More Summary
Current Wisconsin Governor and 2016 Presidential Candidate hopeful Scott Walker can’t seem to catch a break… least of all from his own party. Following Scott Walker’s recent trip to England, Scott caught flack from GOP big-wig Karl Rove,...Show More Summary
As noted this morning (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog), Jezebel's Natasha Vargas-Cooper wrote a Friday morning hit piece directed at Scott Walker, Wisconsin's Republican Governor, calling him a "conservative werewolf" for including a provision...Show More Summary
Senator Rand Paul won a straw poll of conservative activists on Saturday, giving his potential bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 a boost, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker came in second. The results were Paul at 25.7 percent, Walker at 21.4 and Texas Senator Ted Cruz with 11.5. Mitt Romney won the straw poll in 2012.
Desperate to tear down 2016 Republican frontrunner Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, co-host Matt Lauer led off Friday's NBC Today by proclaiming: "Governor's gaffe?...Presidential hopeful Scott Walker under fire for saying his experience with union protesters has prepared him to take on ISIS. Is it the first major blunder of the presidential race?"
In many ways, Scott Walker’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday was another success for the Wisconsin governor as he continues to solidify his frontrunner status in the 2016 Republican race. A packed house of attendees gave Walker multiple standing ovations. “Calls of ‘run, Scott, run,’ became a brief chant toward the […]
(AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, center, talks to reporters at the conclusion of the opening session of the National Governors Winter Meeting in Washington, Saturday, February 21, 2015. I 'm no fan of John McCain's...Show More Summary
Appearing between conservative heavyweights Wisconsin governor Scott Walker and Sarah Palin, Bobby Jindal showed he could more than hold his own at CPAC on Thursday evening., slamming the new Republican majority in Congress for not trying...Show More Summary
Recently, Wisconsin Governor and 2016 Republican presidential nopeful Scott Walker resurrected the once-hot parlor game of questioning President Obama’s religion when he told reporters he didn’t have any way of knowing that the prez is a Christian. Guess he missed that prayer breakfast, and the biblical references he makes always. While Walker insists he was [...]