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Walker, Uninformed -- and Unperturbed

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Scott Walker doesn't know. And he doesn't care. ...

Scott Walker Goes National. (National Bites Back.)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Some people bask in the sudden spotlight. Some people get burned... ...

Walker Faces GOP Rift At Awkward Time

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker has rolled over his Democratic opponents in Wisconsin, shutting down their allies in labor unions,...

Democratic Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Says Trek Did Not Fire Her

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke and her brother on Wednesday rejected a claim by a former top Trek executive that...

Obama Goes To Wisconsin In Bid To Oust Scott Walker

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Barack Obama is making a rare appearance on the campaign trail just one week before Election Day in an effort to help...

Jason Linkins

It's Probably Not The Best Idea To Insult Wisconsin Voters When You're Trying To Win A Close Election | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

The Wisconsin gubernatorial race has been as tight as a tick since late July, with the last Marquette Law School poll depicting the contest as a genui...

Reporters Barred From Speaking To Attendees At Mary Burke, Michelle Obama Event

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

Reporters in Wisconsin are up in arms about what they described as "creepy" and "distressing" practices by media handlers at an event with first lady ...

Chris Christie Campaigns For Scott Walker In Wisconsin

AP | By BRIAN BAKST and M.L. JOHNSON | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's tense race for governor got some political star power Monday, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie urging Republicans...

Federal Court Lifts Injunction In Scott Walker Case

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination betw...

Voter Wars: 'Step Away From the Polls. Step Away...'

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Thinking of voting this November? A certain party might like you to reconsider... (Hint: It's spelled "G-O-P.") ...

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 | 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...

Walker Challenger Gives Dems A New Approach

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Only a few years ago, Wisconsin was the scene of huge protest rallies that shut down the state Capitol, a failed attempt to ...

Scott Walker Does a Number on His Job Numbers

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Promises? Walker is a wriggler!

Former Wisconsin Governor Dies

AP | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Wisconsin Gov. Patrick Lucey, a hard-nosed Democratic politician who later became the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has died. H...

Scott Walker Kicks Off Reelection Campaign

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics

DANE, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,00...

Scott Walker, the Pride(?) of Wisconsin

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

He's my governor. He wants to be your president. And 27,000 pages of secret documents later, he's in a bit of trouble. Don't say you weren't warned......

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold Group Jumps Into Fight To Defeat Scott Walker | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressives United, the political action committee founded by former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), jumped into the Wisconsin gubernatori...

Walker: Let's Meet Over Brats And Beer

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

By SCOTT BAUER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker, fresh from becoming the nation's first governor to survive a recall electi...

Walker Win Could Bode Well For 2012 Candidate

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE -- Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall victory in Wisconsin sets the stage for what's now expe...

WATCH: Lawmaker Sings Scott Walker Recall Song

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

On Saturday, the four Wisconsin Democrats vying for the party's gubernatorial nomination spoke at the Wisconsin Democratic Party's Founders Day dinner...

Walker Investigation Leads To Child Enticement Charges

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A former close aide to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and a Walker appointee were arrested on embezzlement charges Thursday as part...

Wisconsin Recall Opponents: Barking Up the Wrong Fruit

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

When the car dealership sells you a clunker, you're allowed to send it back -- that's the Lemon Law. And here in Wisconsin, when your governor turns out to be a clunker, you're allowed to send him back, too -- that's a recall.

Scott Walker Fights Back

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker may not face a recall vote until next summer, but he's already campaigning to keep his job in t...

LIVE BLOG: Walker Recall Effort Now Under Way

Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

Real-time coverage of the first day of the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office. Stay on top of what's happening with the recall a...