Florida Gov. Rick Scott The fact that Florida's Republican governor and legislature refused to expand Medicaid under Obamacare was bad enough. Florida has the second highest number of uninsured people among all the states. About one quarter of Florida's population was uninsured before the health exchange opened in January. Show More Summary
Scenes from the governors' race in Wisconsin:Mary Burke, the Democratic candidate squaring off against Gov. Scott Walker, took a shot at the first-term Republican by saying the release of recent emails shows that he sets a "low bar for...Show More Summary
Republicans don't really care for democracy. That's why they have no compunction about stealing votes in every way possible: Emails released this week appear to show Governor Scott Walker's top aides engaging in an illegal scheme toShow More Summary
In about the least surprising development imaginable, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker turns out to to be not only surrounded by crooks and grifters, but dumb and bigoted ones at that. Well, duh. Just as every other Republican “star”Show More Summary
MILWAUKEE/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Investigators looking into possible wrongdoing by Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker expanded their probe the day before he was elected governor in 2010, seizing computers and hard drives from his offices, document...
(Reuters) - Journalists and opponents of Wisconsin governor and possible Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker on Wednesday were poring over some 28,000 pages of newly released documents connected to a criminal investigation into a former Walker...
Politico reports: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that Chris Christie should remain chairman of the Republican Governors Association, despite calls from some quarters for the New Jersey governor to step aside in light of the traffic scandal dogging him back home. Walker said he and Christie spoke the same day last month that Christie […]
"Mr. Walker is one of eight Republican governors facing re-election who swept into office in 2010 in states that President Obama won two years earlier, driven by the Tea Party at the height of its influence. Mr. Obama clawed back in 2012 to win each state again."Mr. Show More Summary
Scott Walker, the lazy-eyed Republican Wisconsin governor who doesn't care for unions but will always answer a big donor's call, got caught in an eensy lie today, when he insisted he'd voted for conservative hero Ronald Reagan, and forgot he was too young to vote for Reagan. Read more...
Charlie Crist, the former Republican turned Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida, goes for incumbent Rick Scott’s jugular early on. Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) said in an interview on Friday that the state’s current Tea Party Gov. Rick Scott (R) is to blame for the deaths of six Floridians every day due to […]
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker flexed his fundraising muscle in 2013, building a campaign war chest more than triple the size of Democrat gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, finance reports filed on Friday showed.
By Grover G. Norquist and Patrick Gleason, Reuters The Wisconsin state capitol was the site of massive protests in 2011 during the fight to pass Republican Governor Scott Walker’s labor reforms. The following year Big Labor staged demonstrations in Michigan against Republican Governor Rick Snyder’s right-to-work bill, which ultimately passed.
A certain Republican governor is getting some high praise across the pond. Dr. Tim Stanley, a historian for the United States and contributor...
MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) - Over the past year Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, has worked his way down a checklist of items commonly associated with a run at the U.S. presidency.
Wisconsin State Assemblywoman Christine Winicki reacted to Governor Scott Walker’s State of the State Address on her Facebook page by saying what she really thought. This caused a bit of a stir with Republicans. Of course, the difference is, Joe Wilson shouted at the President, interrupted his speech. Sinicki used her own platform to express […]
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is scheduled to headline several fundraisers in Florida this weekend benefiting Florida Governor Rick Scott Let’s Get To Work Committee, the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) and the Republican Governor ’s Association (RGA), but you wouldn’t know that it if you tuned into the RPOF, Scott’s office, or the (RGA). Show More Summary
A search at the national web site of the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press, on the name of Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker (not in quotes) returns only two recent relevant items. One relates to New Jersey Governor...Show More Summary
At least one potential Republican in the 2016 presidential field is lending New Jersey Governor Chris Christie his full support: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who praised Christie's handling of the George Washington Bridge scandal and said he believed the Governor's case. Show More Summary
Beinart eyes the GOP’s shallow bench: There are other potential Republican contenders who share some of Christie’s strengths. Like Christie, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker can run as a tough, capable manager who isn’t from Washington. Like Christie, Rand Paul has defied his party on key issues—for instance, NSA surveillance—and may have somewhat greater appeal to the young. […]
(CNN) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott tapped Carlos Lopez-Cantera, the Miami-Dade county property appraiser, to fill the state’s vacant lieutenant governor’s office on Tuesday. By accepting the position, the Republican becomes the first Hispanic lieutenant governor in Florida history. “I am honored to have been chosen by Governor Scott to serve Floridians as their Lieutenant […]