Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker - who is widely expected to announce his bid for the Republican presidential nomination for the 2016 election - has reaffirmed his conviction that the US should be able to take pre-emptive military action against what he calls certain attacks on the United States.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker brought some sunny Midwestern optimism Tuesday to Washington, D.C, a place known for partisan gloom. Congressional Republicans who met with Walker, a soon-to-be presidential contender, called him a breath of fresh air. Show More Summary
Candidates Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott waged a furious campaign in an unusually crowded field for a Republican primary in a state that has long been dominated by Democrats. [...] Comer and Bevin were locked in a virtual tie with nearly all precincts reporting.
Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) In light of the ongoing debacle in Florida over Gov. Rick Scott's refusal to take federal money that has Obamacare cooties, Politico takes a deep dive into Medicaid expansion and its consequences so far. The big...Show More Summary
Scott Wong, The Hill: Jeb Bush stumbled over questions about the Iraq War this week, unnerving some congressional Republicans who wonder if he has what it takes to win the White House. Steadfast allies to the former Florida governorShow More Summary
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, an expected GOP presidential candidate, drew the ire of the political right and left recently over his comments on immigration. When it comes to the immigration issue, Republicans are expected to use the tried and true, consultant tested "secure the border" talking point and move on to other issues. Gov. Show More Summary
Likely Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker argued on Sunday that he would be the most qualified person to lead the country's foreign policy because he had visited six countries while serving as governor of Wisconsin. "If I choose to get into this race... Show More Summary
Likely Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker argued on Sunday that he would be the most qualified person to lead the country’s foreign policy because he had visited six countries while serving as governor of Wisconsin. “If I choose to get into this race… I’m going...
Look, I'll hate whatever you tell me to. While Wisconsin Governor and likely Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is a favorite among business leaders looking for favors and wealthy Americans keen on slashing government toShow More Summary
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), the son of a Baptist minister and an outspoken evangelical in his own right, may still have some work to do to court conservative Christians. The governor is mulling a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential...Show More Summary
Republicans don't believe in global warming science, but love unscientific tax "science" that benefits the rich
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