Scott Walker

MADISON, Wis |Walker says Wisconsin governor’s powers will remain strong

MADISON, Wis.— Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that the powers of his Democratic replacement will remain among the strongest of any governor in the country, even if he signs bills fellow Republicans approved in a lame-duck legislative session. The lengthy Facebook post , where Walker praised the measures without saying whether he will sign … Continue reading MADISON, Wis |Walker says Wisconsin governor’s powers will remain strong

MADISON, Wis. | Appeals to Scott Walker: Don’t stain legacy, veto bills

MADISON, Wis. — A bipartisan group of political figures appealed to Gov. Scott Walker to avoid staining his legacy and behaving like a sore loser by signing legislation that would weaken the powers of the Democrat who defeated him. Rather than notching another partisan victory in his final weeks in office, they said, Walker should … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Appeals to Scott Walker: Don’t stain legacy, veto bills

MADISON, Wis. | The Latest: Evers to appeal to Walker to veto GOP power play

MADISON, Wis.  — The Latest on Wisconsin Republican lawmakers moving to limit the powers of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general (all times local): 4 p.m. The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin says he will make a personal appeal to outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to veto legislation that weakens the new administration’s powers. … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | The Latest: Evers to appeal to Walker to veto GOP power play

MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin Republicans work overnight on lame-duck bills

MADISON, Wis.— Wisconsin Republicans are working through the night to bring together enough votes to pass a sweeping package of lame-duck proposals designed to empower the GOP-controlled Legislature and weaken the incoming Democrat replacing Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Republicans pushed on Tuesday night into Wednesday through protests, internal disagreement and Democratic opposition. The measures are … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin Republicans work overnight on lame-duck bills

DETROIT  | Obama rips Trump, GOP in fiery speeches for Midwest Dems

DETROIT  — Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump’s tenure in office Friday in fiery speeches in Milwaukee and Detroit that took aim at him and other Republicans for “making stuff up.” The speeches were among Obama’s sharpest and most direct takedowns of Trump’s presidency, although the former president was careful to not mention … Continue reading DETROIT  | Obama rips Trump, GOP in fiery speeches for Midwest Dems

MADISON, Wis. | Trump turns focus to Wisconsin’s races for Senate, governor

MADISON, Wis. — President Donald Trump makes a campaign visit to Wisconsin with Republicans growing increasingly nervous about the prospects of holding onto the governor’s office, let alone picking up a Senate seat held by a well-positioned Democratic incumbent. Trump on Wednesday will return to a rural part of the state he easily won by … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Trump turns focus to Wisconsin’s races for Senate, governor

DOVER, Del. | The Latest: Walker wins Delaware GOP House primary race

DOVER, Del.  — The Latest on Delaware’s primary election (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Scott Walker, a business owner and landlord who ran unsuccessfully for Congress as a Democrat two years ago, has won the Republican primary for Delaware’s lone U.S. House seat. The 67-year-old Walker defeated actor and retired railroad industry worker Lee Murphy … Continue reading DOVER, Del. | The Latest: Walker wins Delaware GOP House primary race

MADISON, Wis. | Koch group spends $1.8 million in ads for Wisconsin’s Walker

MADISON, Wis. — A conservative advocacy group funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is launching a $1.8 million ad buy for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin announced the TV, cable and digital ad buy on Tuesday. It’s the latest in a series of seven-figure ad buys in the race that pits the Republican … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Koch group spends $1.8 million in ads for Wisconsin’s Walker