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Governor Scott Walker

Christina Wilkie

Scott Walker Does Damage Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Sunday made an effort to walk back recent controversial comments comparing union protesters to the Islami...

Jewels From Guiliani

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

We are in Rudolph Guiliani's debt. He has given Republican wannabe- presidents something of substance to discuss and has introduced a gentle note into the campaign-love.

Scott Walker Still Doesn't Want To Say A Whole Lot About Evolution

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) sought to clarify his stance on evolution Tuesday following a dust-up last week over his refusal to discuss the issue....

Poll: Gov. Bruce Rauner's Approval Rating Tumbles

David Ormsby | Posted 02.15.2015 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Polls may confirm the angst that some GOP lawmakers are feeling about the governor's full-throated attack on the unions, fearing that slippage of Rauner's approval rating could hit their own numbers, particularly those labor-friendly Republican legislators who may be forced to vote for anti-labor initiatives.

Poll: Jeb Bush Trails Badly Among Illinois GOP Voters

David Ormsby | Posted 02.13.2015 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Whatever "momentum" Bush has among the moneyed crowd is offset by the commanding lead Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has among Illinois Republican primary voters, according to a new poll commissioned by The Illinois Observer's e-newsletter, The Insider.

Samantha Lachman

Scott Walker's Stadium Proposal Bucks Both Liberal And Conservative Desires

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) shifts his focus to national politics in preparation for a likely presidential run, controversy over ...

Scott Walker Decimates Wisconsin Higher Education To Build A Basketball Arena

John A. Tures | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's state faced a big budget deficit. To solve it, he plans to decimate one of the most respected and productive university systems in the country. And he plans to spend hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars for a professional basketball arena.

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Hanukkah Message: 'Molotov'!

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hanukkah is a holiday that commemorates the burning of oil. Republicans naturally love it. But in his haste to celebrate the festival of...

West Wing's Bradley Whitford: Mary Burke for Wisconsin Governor

Lonna Saunders | Posted 12.20.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

A guy who still calls Wisconsin home despite his Hollywood success, Whitford is stumping for Democratic candidate Mary Burke over incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

This Is Scott Walker's Idea Of A Living Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Linda Branch, a 50-year-old personal care worker in Milwaukee, works 20 hours a week making $11 an hour, or around $400 every two weeks....

Rigging the Game for Wisconsin's Voter ID Supporters

Jon Sherman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Jon Sherman

As long as the state is not required to justify its ID laws with facts and introduce evidence that its last-minute procedural changes actually cure constitutional and Voting Rights Act violations, they will always win. Always.

Chaos In Wisconsin After Federal Court Reinstates Voter ID Law

AP | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement t...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

As First Jobs Promise Flops, Governor Says There Won't Be A Second

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During Scott Walker's 2010 campaign, he promised to create 250,000 Wisconsin jobs in his first term as governor. As the Republican's fir...

Wisconsin Governor's Race Remains Extremely Close

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

A new poll from Marquette Law School finds Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) narrowly trailing his Democratic opponent, Mary Burke. Forty-nine percen...

New Poll Shows Dead Heat In Wisconsin Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is virtually tied with his Democratic opponent, Mary Burke, in the Wisconsin gubernatorial race, according to poll res...

One Step Closer to Eliminating Power Hungry Unions

Steve Siebold | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Steve Siebold

In the historic Harris v. Quinn case, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that home-care workers, many of whom are just parents acting as the primary caregiver for their ill children, shouldn't be forced to join a union.

Why Scott Walker Will Never Be President

The Nation | John Nichols | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

Scott Walker, an ardent Ronald Reagan fan from his youth, was never likely to follow Reagan’s footsteps to the White House. The Wisconsin governor l...

Koch Brothers Backed Group Goes In Big For Scott Walker's Reelection

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

A nonprofit group supported by the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch is launching a nearly $900,000 ad campaign designed to burnish Rep...

Walker Now Tied In Reelection Race

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is deadlocked with his Democratic opponent in his race for reelection, according to a Marquette University Law School ...

John Mellencamp Is Unhappy With Scott Walker

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker...

Scott Walker Under Fire For Hiring Spokeswoman Who Supports Abortion Rights

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is standing by his decision to hire a campaign spokeswoman who supports reproductive rights, despite coming under fire...

Wisconsin State Senate Delivers Blow To Early Voting

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin state Senate voted Wednesday to end weekend voting before statewide elections and allow lobbyists to make politica...

Walker Will Push Wisconsin State Legislature To Modify Voter ID Requirements

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) told reporters Tuesday that he considers voter identification laws the most "pressing" election-related issue in the s...

This Republican Is Too Much For Scott Walker

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) supports the removal of state Rep. Bill Kramer (R) from his role as Assembly majority leader amid allegations of sexua...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Caught Breaking Campaign Rules While Running For College President In 1988

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and the people he surrounds himself with have always been zealous campaigners. Recent emails show that s...