AP - If Republican Scott Walker is elected governor and follows through on his pledge to cut taxes amid a massive budget shortfall, essential state programs will be "ripped apart," Democrat Tom Barrett said Friday during a debate.
From WisPolitics today:
Gov. Scott Walker says he may have to again consider laying off state employees if his collective bargaining law remains tied up in the courts for much more than the next week or two.
DES MOINES — The most wide-open Republican presidential nomination campaign in memory had its unofficial opening here on Saturday at a gathering that highlighted anew the thorny path ahead for candidates as they try to attract support from the party’s conservative base without compromising their hopes of winning a general election.
I have good news to report in Wisconsin.
The recall election for Republican governor Scott Walker will take place on June 7. Polls show Walker Leads Barrett 52%-45%.
Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker leads Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett by 7 percentage points in the state’s June 5 recall election.
Greg Valliere, the chief political strategist of the Potomac Research Group, released a new list handicapping the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday. His new ranking had former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on top after coming in at third in Valliere's last list in May.
In an embarrassing misspelling of a common Jewish phrase, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker gave a blessing of “Molotov” to a Jewish constituent.
The Republican governor was likely intending to say “Mazel tov,” a Jewish expression of congratulations.
The letter appears to have been in response to a Jewish constituent who was requesting the display of a Chanukah menorah at the Milwaukee, Wis. courthouse.