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 [...]
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 […]
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
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
Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter bested two fellow GOP rivals to reach a runoff in the Louisiana governor's race. Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, both Republicans, split the anti-Vitter vote in Saturday's...Show More Summary
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 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
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. […]
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
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
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 [...]
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
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
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 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 [...]
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 […]
(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.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker drops out of the race for the Republican nomination.
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 […]
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...