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Badly Misinformed Lawmaker Thinks Our 'Warm Bodies' May Be Causing Climate Change

12 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

A Republican state senator running for governor of Pennsylvania shared some unusual views this week about what’s causing climate change. Scott Wagner told a Harrisburg audience on Tuesday that the body heat from the planet’s growing population might be responsible for rising temperatures. “We have more people. Show More Summary

Scott Walker wants Trump to let him drug test tens of thousands more poor people

Scott Walker may have long since been eclipsed as the scariest Republican out there, but the Wisconsin governor periodically pokes his head out to remind us he’s still here and he’s still terrible. Most recently, Walker is continuing...Show More Summary

TV ad escalates Florida governor's feud with Republicans

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is escalating his feud with fellow Republicans over the state's jobs and tourism marketing agencies with a new television ad. The spot that will air statewide … Click to Continue »

Florida Spent $240M on Outside Lawyers: 'Insane'

The state of Florida has quietly spent nearly $240 million on outside lawyers in six years since Governor Rick Scott took office, the AP reports. Scott and Florida Republicans have shelled out "more than $237 million on private lawyers to advance and defend their agendas," according to the AP......

Walker plans talk with other governors on new health bill

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he plans to talk with other Republican governors and the White House about possible changes to the GOP health care overhaul bill in Congress. Walker … Click to Continue »

Scott Walker, Other Governors Wary of Medicaid Cuts in Obamacare Repeal

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

An unlikely Republican voice for Medicaid funding reflects growing concerns in the states.

Scott Walker on the Tricky Task of Replacing Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker spoke to NR today about his role in a small working group of governors attempting to help House and Senate Republicans forge the legislative replacement for Obamacare, including what to do about the people...Show More Summary

Read Scott Walker’s Advice on How Republicans Should Handle Protests

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker advised Republicans in Congress to disregard protests and focus on their agenda. In a speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the Republican Governor compared protests of the Trump Administration and congressional town halls to his own experiences in Wisconsin. “It was a vivid reminder about what we learned in…

Scott Walker’s Advice to Republicans in Congress: Ignore Protesters

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker advised members of Congress to stay focused on their agenda despite protests they’re facing at town-hall meetings in their home districts. Citing his own experiences as governor, which included a failed protester-driven recall effort, the two-term governor argued that lawmakers will succeed if they keep their promises while saying that protesters…

Gov. Scott emphasizes Vermont-Quebec cooperation

Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott is emphasizing the importance of Vermont-Quebec relations after his first visit to Quebec City as governor to meet Canadian leaders. At his weekly news conference … Click to Continue »

Democrat Kind not ruling out run for governor against Walker

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says he is not ruling out a run for governor in 2018 against Republican Gov. Scott Walker. The western Wisconsin congressman from La Crosse has … Click to Continue »

Morning Digest: Rick Scott searches for another wealthy Republican to succeed him in Florida

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Leading Off ? FL-Gov: The Tampa Bay Times recently speculated that termed-out GOP Gov. Rick Scott may try to recruit a wealthy political outsider to succeed him in 2018, and Adam Smith takes a look at why the governor is unhappy with the developing Republican field. Show More Summary

Gov. Walker: White House interested in Wisconsin union law

(AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he spoke with Vice President Mike Pence about how the White House can implement on a federal level parts of the Republican governor's contentious policy that all-but eliminated collective...Show More Summary

Gov. Walker: White House interested in Wisconsin union law

(AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he spoke with Vice President Mike Pence about how the White House can implement pieces of the Republican governor's contentious policy that all-but eliminated public sector unions in the state. Walker...Show More Summary

Top Republican Pennsylvania governor candidate launches his campaign comparing himself to cheese

State Sen. Scott Wagner wants to be remembered as the most interesting type of cheese of Republican gubernatorial hopefuls in Pennsylvania. Speaking at his 2018 campaign kickoff event last week in East Manchester Township, the  trash...Show More Summary

‘Orwellian’: Scott Walker admin. quietly scrubs mentions of ‘climate’ from ‘Climate Change’ website

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s administration has removed the word “climate” from a Department of Natural Resources website dedicated to climate change. Throughout his time as governor of Wisconsin, Walker has taken a series of actions to “reduce the role of...

N.C. Governor Concedes Election, Gore Meets with Trump, Mistrial Declared in Walter Scott Case: P.M. Links

4 months agoNews : Reason

Republican North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has finally conceded today to challenger Roy Cooper, the state's attorney general. The votes had been very close, but as they were tallied, it was increasingly clear that Cooper had maintained...Show More Summary

Trumpster Rick Scott Can’t Explain How He’d Replace ObamaCare For The 20 Million Whose Health Insurance He Wants To Destroy

Wednesday, Florida’s Republican governor, Rick Scott, a Donald Trump supporter, visited Fox News to cheerlead the destruction of ObamaCare. But when repeatedly asked by host Neil Cavuto how to “protect” the 20 million Americans who have...Show More Summary

Four GOP Wins — and a Heartbreaker

In the five competitive races for governor this cycle, we now have a good idea of the outcomes. Republicans have won or seem likely to win four of them: Phil Scott in Vermont, Eric Holcomb in Indiana, Eric Greitens in Missouri, and Chris Sununu in New Hampshire. Show More Summary

Republican Scott beats Democrat Minter in race for governor

Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a self-described "blue-collar kid from Barre," defeated Harvard-educated Democrat Sue Minter in the race for governor, while Vermont gave its three presidential electoral votes to … Click to Continue ...

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