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John Mellencamp Is Unhappy With Scott Walker

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 04.16.2014 | 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 02.24.2014 | 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 02.23.2014 | 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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Scott Walker Rules Out Cruz, Rubio And Paul For GOP 2016 Ticket

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) disqualified several frontrunners and tea party favorites for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination on Su...

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold Group Jumps Into Fight To Defeat Scott Walker

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Scott Walker Gets Dem Challenger

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

Former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke (D) has announced she will challenge Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in Nov. 2014. Burke made her announce...

GOP Governor's Office Tries To Disappear Critical Story

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

During his 2010 campaign, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) pledged to create hundreds of thousands of jobs in the state. The promise was so central to ...

Scott Walker Floats Possibility Of Expanding Anti-Union Law

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R ) said this week that state Republicans might expand the state's controversial restrictions on collective bargaining to...

First Nighter: Blitzstein's 1937 "Cradle Will Rock" Rocks 2013 Encores! Off-Center

David Finkle | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

The cast of the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Marc Blitzstein's once highly controversial first musical The Cradle Will Rock are dressed i...

Scott Walker Signs Strict Abortion Bill

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker quietly signed a contentious Republican bill Friday that would require women seeking abortions to undergo an ultras...

Social Media Buzz-meter #2: How Social-savvy Is Gov. Pat Quinn?

Madison Bondi | Posted 09.02.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Last week we showed how the various candidates for Illinois governor stack up on their use of social media so far. Today we look at how Gov. Pat Quinn...

Efforts to Deliver 'Kill Shot' to Paid Sick Leave Tied to ALEC

Mary Bottari | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
Mary Bottari

Advocates have helped pass paid sick day laws in cities like San Francisco, Washington D.C., Seattle and Portland, but big business has been pushing back.

Scott Brown Is On Chris Christie's Side

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) announced on Twitter Friday that he will host a fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R). Heading back 2...

Amanda Terkel

Tammy Baldwin: Controversial Scott Walker Decision 'Driven By Politics'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is going after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) for rejecting the Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medcaid,...

Scott Walker Transferred Thousands To Legal Fund

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Daniel Bice | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker transferred $40,000 in campaign funds late last year to his legal fund set up to pay two high-priced criminal defense lawyers to rep...