Scott Walker

MADISON, Wis | Walker leaves a fundamentally changed Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. —January 06, 2019— Scott Walker didn’t want to go out like this. The once-rising Republican star who made his name kneecapping public sector unions as governor of Wisconsin leaves office in defeat Monday. He was narrowly beaten by Democrat Tony Evers , the state education superintendent who marched with teachers in protest of … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Walker leaves a fundamentally changed Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin’s ousted Gov. Scott Walker says he may run again

MADISON, Wis.  — Ousted Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that he would be interested in running for public office again, maybe even for governor in four years. Walker spoke to The Associated Press from the vacated governor’s mansion as he prepares to be replaced Monday by Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers. Walker, a presidential … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin’s ousted Gov. Scott Walker says he may run again

LANSING, Mich | GOP power play in Michigan must go through pragmatic Snyder

LANSING, Mich — Michigan Republicans determined to dilute the authority of newly elected Democrats could see the power play thwarted by a moderate GOP governor, who is not certain to go along with the Legislature like Wisconsin’s more partisan Gov. Scott Walker. Term-limited Rick Snyder is not tipping his hand on whether he will sign … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | GOP power play in Michigan must go through pragmatic Snyder

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