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Gov. Scott Walker seeks $300 million in university cuts, but $220 million to build Bucks a new arena

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Shut up, it's magic. Meanwhile in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker continues his efforts to carve up the state piecemeal. Walker is one of those governors and Republican presidential maybe-contenders whose entire reason for governance can be summed up as We Can't Have Nice Things Anymore. Gov. Show More Summary

Walker Shines in Iowa

Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) “stock is soaring after a triumphant return to Iowa,” The Hill reports. “The Wisconsin Republican governor delivered a pitch-perfect speech to a room packed with influential Hawkeye State conservatives on Saturday, walking them through his robust [...] The post Walker Shines in Iowa appeared first on Political Wire.

Walker Shows His Dark-Horse Strategy in Iowa

Scott Walker isn’t the first choice for president of most Republicans, but he’s banking he can win the White House by being their second. The Wisconsin governor arrived at the Iowa Freedom Summit, a conservative cattle call organized by Rep. Steve King Saturday, set to be overshadowed by stem-winder speech-givers like Donald Trump, Ben Carson,…

Rick Perry and Scott Walker: Two governors, different GOP messages

In less than a day’s time, Republican party leaders gathered here heard from two prospective presidential candidates versions of an argument that will persist through next year’s primaries: whether breaking the party’s losing streak when it comes to the White House requires...

Poll finds solid support for right-to-work law in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Reporter When Gov. Scott Walker delivers his State of the State address Tuesday evening, he probably won’t mention proposed right-to-work legislation, a topic the Republican governor says he finds “distracting.”

As Scott Walker readies for 2016, Jeb Bush should be worried

It seems former Florida governor Jeb Bush has gotten a jump on his rivals for the 2016 Republican nomination. The younger Bush “is quickly building a sophisticated political operation,” reports The Post, announcing two PACs and fundraising dates and hiring operatives. Show More Summary

Did Scott Walker Just Deal an Obamacare Legal Challenge a Major Blow? An Architect of the Case Says No

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

Did a case challenging the administration’s implementation of Obamacare just take a major hit? That’s how liberal pundits are framing a newly surfaced video of Wisconsin’s Republican Governor Scott Walker saying in a Wall Street Journal...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Republican Governor Caught On Tape Demolishing The Legal Case Against Obamacare

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) spent "nearly two years" studying the Affordable Care Act. What he discovered was that the central claim in a lawsuit seeking to convince the Supreme Court to gut Obamacare is wrong. The post VIDEO: Republican Governor Caught On Tape Demolishing The Legal Case Against Obamacare appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Scott Walker doesn't see any reason to keep campaign promise for transparency

Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is not going to join fellow 2016 Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush in transparency. Bush is releasing 250,000 emails from his time as governor of Florida. As for Walker: "Governor...Show More Summary

Scott Walker To Jewish Leader: ‘Thank You And Molotov’

Suffice it to say the Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has never been Bar Mitzvah’d. reports that Walker, the son of a Baptist preacher, courted Jewish donors last spring at the Republican Jewish Coalition spring meeting in Las Vegas. But unfortunately for Walker, all this newfound “common ground with the Jewish faith” is dredging up [...]

Scott Walker: Focus on Working Class and Win Presidential Elections

Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) argued that the Republican Party will win elections if it focuses on appealing working class voters on Friday's "Laura Ingraham Show." "The bread and butter of what makes my state work and I think makes this...Show More Summary

How to break the hold of the two-party system

Republican Rick Scott won the Florida midterm election for governor, but 51.8% of voters did not want him. Democrat Gina Raimondo was elected governor of Rhode Island, despite 59.2% of voters choosing someone else. What is up with the math of the midterms?

Scott Walker Three-Peat Could Make Him GOP Presidential Contender

Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor, has now won three hard-fought elections in four years. The Republican incumbent’s six-point victory over wealthy Democrat Mary Burke in the former blue state will “thrust him into the upper echelon of 2016 Republican presidential contenders,” The Washington Post declared. Show More Summary

Is It Time to Be Afraid of Scott Walker?

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

One of the silver linings Democrats were looking for on Tuesday was the possibility that some particularly nasty Republican governors might be shown the door. The most repellent had to be Maine's thuggish Paul LePage, who due in large...Show More Summary

FLORIDA: Log Cabins Republicans Of Miami Applaud Reelection Of Rick Scott

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"For this particular election cycle, Governor Rick Scott was clearly the better choice for Florida as a whole. What is important to us is ensuring that the LGBT community as well as everyone in general, has the opportunity to find jobs,...Show More Summary

Rush Limbaugh muffs his paean to Scott Walker.

From yesterday's show:Ladies and gentlemen, the Republican Party has a genuine star. The Republican Party has a demonstrated, genuine hero and potential star in its ranks, and he is the governor of Wisconsin. His name is Scott Walker. Show More Summary

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has laid foundation for White House run

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker, fresh off his third election victory in four years, has laid the foundation to seriously consider a White House run in 2016, political analysts and supporters said. Walker, 47, became a conservative champion when he pressed for laws that restricted the...

Hillary Clinton Wins Big In 2014 Midterm Elections

There is certainly no getting around the fact that the 2014 midterm election was, indeed, a wave victory for the Republican Party. How else can we possibly explain gubernatorial victories for candidates like Governor Rick Scott in Florida, Larry Hogan in Maryland and Gov. LaPage in Maine—candidates who could only have reached the winner’s circle […]

Rick Scott Defeats Charlie Crist in Florida Gubernatorial Race

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who was seeking Florida's top office again, this time as a Democrat, lost to incumbent Republican Rick Scott yesterday. The New York Times reports: Despite Mr. Scott’s lack of popularity among voters, his victory was...

Walker Supporters See Continued Push to the Right in Wisconsin

Republican stalwarts at incumbent Scott Walker's victory rally said the governor has a renewed mandate to push forward with his sometimes-controversial policies.

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