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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...

Wisconsin's Painful Austerity Lesson

Harlan Green | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

Wisconsin has fallen to the bottom of states in job creation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Five Things You Need to Know About Scott Walker and the John Doe Emails

Mary Bottari | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics
Mary Bottari

Walker has said repeatedly that while he was Milwaukee County Executive he had a clear policy against doing campaign work on the public dime, something that had repeatedly landed other state leaders in jail.

Blogger Apologizes For 'Error' That Had Scott Walker Voting For Reagan (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

UPDATE -- 3:04 p.m.: John Hawkins, the blogger who did the interview with Walker, said the transcript of Walker's comments on Reagan initially posted ...

Scott Walker Still Down With Chris Christie After 'Bridgegate'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) expressed his support for fellow Republican Chris Christie on Tuesday, saying he still has confidence in the New Jerse...

Scott Walker's Dem Opponent Brought In Huge Haul In 3 Months

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Mary Burke, a Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor, raised nearly $1.8 million in the first three months of her run, according to a campaign re...

Walker Signs Controversial Indian Mascot Bill Into Law

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed a controversial bill Thursday that makes it harder to force schools to change race-based team names and mascots...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Scott Walker: GOP Fails To Reach Out To Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Thursday he was "jarred" by former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's infamous comments about p...