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Wisconsin Governor's Race Remains Extremely Close

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

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

The Case Against Scott Walker Is Heating Up

AP | TODD RICHMOND and M.L. JOHNSON | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign...

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...

Scott Walker Dogged By A Promise Not Kept

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is best known for what he did three years ago. The Republican swept into office, imm...

Scott Walker Falls Silent On Gay Marriage

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has a history of forcefully opposing same-sex marriage in Wisconsin, but in the wake of the state's ban on ga...

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...

Scott Walker Does a Number on His Job Numbers

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Promises? Walker is a wriggler!

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 Wants To Finally Earn His College Degree

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is hoping to finally earn his college degree, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Walker attended Marquett...

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...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Delays Cutbacks To Cancer Program For Low-Income Women After Uproar

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) administration announced Friday evening that it was delaying its controversial restructuring of a popu...

Amanda Terkel

Breast Cancer Patient To Scott Walker: Don't Cut Health Program For Low-Income Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "DS" was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2010 and has been on chemotherapy ever since. Besides dealing with the grueling side...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Cuts Back On Cancer Program For Low-Income Women, Blaming Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin is in the midst of dramatically restructuring a health care program for low-income women, attributing the move to the Affordab...

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...

Walker Continues To Dodge Questions On Emails

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is remaining mum on the trove of emails released to the public last week. Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," Walker re...

Released Emails Could Damage Potential 2016 GOP Candidate

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The investigation into illegal campaign activity by members of Republican Gov. Scott Walker's staff when he was working as a co...

Walker Faces Major Hurdle Ahead Of Potential Presidential Run

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

By Nick Carey MADISON, Wisconsin, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Over the past year Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, has worked his ...

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...

Scott Walker Reveals The 'Cheesehead Revolution' Trio

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) coined a spirited term over the weekend for a trio of high-powered Republicans from the Badger State. In a Saturday...

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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...

Scott Walker Rewrites History Of David Koch Prank Call To Make It Seem Less Embarrassing

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the most famous episodes of the 2011 labor battles in Wisconsin was when Gov. Scott Walker (R) took what he thought was a phone c...

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...

Nonpartisan Report Raises Questions About Walker Plans

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

A nonpartisan analysis revealed Tuesday that initiatives pushed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) would add to his state's budget shortfall over time...

Walker Vows Action On Major State Problem

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Raquel Rutledge | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker acknowledged problems with the state's oversight of $9 billion worth of public assistance programs and said the Department of Health...

Scott Walker Administration Admits To Improper Behavior

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's administration has admitted to miscues surrounding the state Capitol police chief's pay raise. The Milwaukee Journal ...