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Hack Attack!

I have long argued that Scott isn’t enough of a hack: Who are these five pundits downplaying the case against Texas’ Republican governor? In order: New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait, MSNBC host Ari Melber, political scientist and American...Show More Summary

MSNBC Hypes Scott Walker's 'Scramble' For Reelection

MSNBC did its best to hype the “really tight race” facing Republican incumbent and possible 2016 candidate Governor Scott Walker on the August 13 edition of The Daily Rundown. Guest host Chris Cillizza teased a segment on the Wisconsin Republican’s re-election twice in the first half hour of his 9 a.m. Show More Summary

Charlie Crist: Florida Governor and Attorney General Don't Have to Defend Gay Marriage Ban: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In an interview with the Miami Herald, Charlie Crist says Republican Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi do not have to defend the state's ban on same-sex marriage in court and can make the choice to "make sure...

It’s Do or Die for Scott Walker

The controversial Republican governor is in a dangerously close re-election race—and even a too-narrow victory could give the GOP doubts about a presidential candidacy in 2016.

FLORIDA: Charlie Crist Tells Gov & AG To Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Steve Rothaus at the Miami Herald: Charlie Crist, Florida's former Republican governor and attorney general, says current Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi don't have to defend the state's 2008 gay marriage ban in court. Show More Summary

Billionaire Vows To Spend Big To Take Down Florida Governor Rick Scott

Tom Steyer is investing in Charlie Crist. The Miami Herald reports: In a nationwide push to fight Republicans who deny the existence of man-made climate change, investor-turned-activist Tom Steyer has founded a Florida political committee, seeded it with $750,000 of his own money, and says he’ll spend far more to help Democrat Charlie Crist defeat [...]

Court upholds Wisconsin collective bargaining and voter ID laws

The Wisconsin Supreme Court backed Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday in the key areas of labor relations and voter identification, handing the Republican governor victories during this year's fiercely contested election.

Hillary Clinton…for Governor

Rick Scott, the current Republican governor of Florida, amassed a huge fortune by bilking Medicare and then spent $73 million of his personal cash to buy the governorship. His election was a fluke, a catastrophe made possible by the teaturd wave of 2010 and the Democrats’ dumb decision to run a Bank of America executive [Read more...]

"A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that the Wisconsin governor’s race remains a dead heat..."

"... with Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 46 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 45 percent support...." Among likely voters, i.e., those who say they are certain to voteShow More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

What Would Jack Do: Oregon is a progressive state, but the Republican candidate for Governor is way out there. MAL Contends: Scott Walker's administration is facilitating an environmentally-disastrous factory-farming complex in central...Show More Summary

Scott Walker Wants Wisconsin To Repeal Common Core, Opponents Call Move Political

Scott Walker wants to repeal Common Core educational standards in his state, the latest Republican governor to oppose the controversial program. Walker is trying to have Wisconsin join in Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Carolina in dropping out of Common Core. North Carolina has also passed a measure to establish new state standards apart from Common

Wisconsin Democrats Ask Governor Scott Walker to Drop Defense of Gay Marriage Ban

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A group of 15 Democratic state senators in Wisconsin sent out a letter on Wednesday urging Gov. Scott Walker and fellow Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to drop their defense of the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, arguing it’s...

Republican Party's Not Fighting Gay Marriage, Says Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Scott Walker

Wisconsin Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker suggested that the GOP has no interest in making its opposition to gay marriage the forefront of its platform.

Florida governor's campaign attacks backfire

Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democratic challenger Charlie Crist as an elitist for wearing a Rolex watch.

Republican Governor Scott Walker's Son Acted As Witness In Gay Marriage

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Alex Walker, the son of Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker, served as one of the legal witnesses at the marriage of a same-sex couple who was wed on June 9, The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reports: Records show Shelli Marquardt and...

Prosecutor Admits Gov. Scott Walker Not a Target

After the media establishment breathlessly "reported" last week that Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker was being accused of a "criminal" conspiracy over campaign finance violations, now the prosecutor involved is admitting that no one is charging Walker with anything. Show More Summary

Bob Beauprez wins Colorado Republican Primary for Governor

Former Rep. Bob Beauprez has won the Colorado Republican Primary for Governor beating Former Rep. Tom Tancredo, Secretary of State Scott Gessler, and former State Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp. Tancredo called Beauprez to concede the race which showed him trailing by about four points with more than 60 percent of the votes counted. Show More Summary

Don’t Fuck This Up, Crist

A Democrat, and Independent and a Republican walk into a bar. The bartender says, “What’ll you have, Charlie Crist?” – A joke making the rounds in Florida The ambulatory dildo who is the current Florida governor, Rick Scott, has launched an ad blitz featuring TV as well as Internet spots. I had to quit TPM [Read more...]

Just how dodgy?

SCOTT WALKER'S brand of fiscal conservatism has made him a divisive figure in Wisconsin. Soon after entering office in 2011 the Republican governor riled voters with a plan to limit the collective bargaining rights of state workers (ie, teachers, firemen, police officers). Show More Summary

Embattled Gov. Chris Christie Defends Embattled Gov. Scott Walker

What do you call when one allegedly crooked Governor defends another allegedly crooked Governor? I don't know, but that's an awful lot of alleged crookedness coming from Republican Governors across the country. Gov. Chris Christie, who...Show More Summary

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