Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) argued that the Republican Party will win elections if it focuses on appealing working class voters on Friday's "Laura Ingraham Show." "The bread and butter of what makes my state work and I think makes this...Show More Summary
Republican Rick Scott won the Florida midterm election for governor, but 51.8% of voters did not want him. Democrat Gina Raimondo was elected governor of Rhode Island, despite 59.2% of voters choosing someone else. What is up with the math of the midterms?
Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor, has now won three hard-fought elections in four years. The Republican incumbent’s six-point victory over wealthy Democrat Mary Burke in the former blue state will “thrust him into the upper echelon of 2016 Republican presidential contenders,” The Washington Post declared. Show More Summary
One of the silver linings Democrats were looking for on Tuesday was the possibility that some particularly nasty Republican governors might be shown the door. The most repellent had to be Maine's thuggish Paul LePage, who due in large...Show More Summary
"For this particular election cycle, Governor Rick Scott was clearly the better choice for Florida as a whole. What is important to us is ensuring that the LGBT community as well as everyone in general, has the opportunity to find jobs,...Show More Summary
From yesterday's show:Ladies and gentlemen, the Republican Party has a genuine star. The Republican Party has a demonstrated, genuine hero and potential star in its ranks, and he is the governor of Wisconsin. His name is Scott Walker. Show More Summary
Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker, fresh off his third election victory in four years, has laid the foundation to seriously consider a White House run in 2016, political analysts and supporters said. Walker, 47, became a conservative champion when he pressed for laws that restricted the...
There is certainly no getting around the fact that the 2014 midterm election was, indeed, a wave victory for the Republican Party. How else can we possibly explain gubernatorial victories for candidates like Governor Rick Scott in Florida, Larry Hogan in Maryland and Gov. LaPage in Maine—candidates who could only have reached the winner’s circle […]
Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who was seeking Florida's top office again, this time as a Democrat, lost to incumbent Republican Rick Scott yesterday. The New York Times reports: Despite Mr. Scott’s lack of popularity among voters, his victory was...
Republican stalwarts at incumbent Scott Walker's victory rally said the governor has a renewed mandate to push forward with his sometimes-controversial policies.
Republicans have won at least six seats, six being the magic number for them to control the Senate. On a good election night for their party, Republican governors Scott Walker in Wisconsin and Rick Scott in Florida won re-election over strong Democratic challenges. Republicans won Democratic-held Senate seats in Arkansas, Colorado, Montana, North Carolina, South [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker won re-election over Democratic challenger Mary Burke Tuesday, overcoming fierce opposition from organized labor for his third election victory in four years — and clearing the way for a potential presidential campaign in 2016.
The Republican wins another four years as governor of the Badger State
Republican Scott Walker won a second term as Wisconsin governor, defeating Democrat Mary Burke and validating his rightward push in the state during his first four years in office.
Rick Scott, once the nation's most unpopular governor, has managed to secure reelection in a race against former governor Charlie Crist. Crist had been a longtime Republican who switched parties, first to independent to run against Sen. Show More Summary
Another controversial Republican governor reelected: Scott Walker of Wisconsin wins a second term http://t.co/kQsPVQPAtq #WIgov — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) November 5, 2014 Read more...
The GOPer defeats Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democratic former Gov. Charlie Crist
Solar Love. At a time when solar power in the United States has grown by leaps and bounds, the Republican governor of Florida, Rick Scott, has done nothing to support the industry. The “Sunshine State,” with more solar potential than all but a couple of other states, ranks 18th for installed solar power capacity. Show More Summary
Republican Governor Rick Scott, seeking re-election in a deadlocked race against Democrat Charlie Crist, was set to barnstorm Florida as polls opened on Tuesday, with the outcome of the most expensive U.S. gubernatorial contest appearing to hinge on turnout. From Miami to Pensacola, Scott planned...
Betsy Woodruff, Slate: Scott Walker, Wisconsin's incumbent Republican governor, is in a tough statewide contest for the third time in four years, and this one is much closer than it was supposed to be. The RealClearPolitics polling average...Show More Summary