Scott Walker inking a book
March 26th, 2013
07:54 AM ET
1 year ago

Scott Walker inking a book

(CNN) – Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is working on a book project, according to a GOP source.

Walker is collaborating with former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen.
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Wisconsin's Gov. Walker argues for 'relevant' conservative message
March 16th, 2013
10:19 AM ET
1 year ago

Wisconsin's Gov. Walker argues for 'relevant' conservative message

Oxon Hill, Maryland (CNN) - Republicans hoping to win a national election need to adopt an "optimistic" and "relevant" message, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told an enthusiastic crowd of conservative activists Saturday.

The tea party favorite, who survived a recall election in 2012 after curbing collective bargaining rights for public employees, said the GOP's focus on fiscal issues like the federal debt and spending cuts ignore policies that have a real effect on Americans' lives. Instead, he argued Republicans should look beyond Washington to find a new direction for the party.
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Filed under: CPAC • Paul Ryan • Scott Walker • Wisconsin
Make it five and counting at CPAC
January 29th, 2013
10:16 AM ET
2 years ago

Make it five and counting at CPAC

Washington (CNN) - Add another name to the list of possible 2016 GOP White House hopefuls who will speak at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, a popular cattle call for Republicans considering bids for the White House.

The American Conservative Union, which runs the annual gathering, said Tuesday that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, will address the conference, which this year will be held March 14-16.
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Obama stumps in surprise battleground state
September 22nd, 2012
04:21 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama stumps in surprise battleground state

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (CNN) - His campaign thought Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes were in the bag long ago, but President Barack Obama's trip here Saturday is the latest indicator that both sides believe the Badger State has become a toss-up.

The president touches down in the state Saturday for the first time in more than 200 days, set to attend two fund-raisers that will net his campaign more than $600,000 as well as an evening rally at a large amphitheater on the banks of Lake Michigan.
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama • Scott Walker • Wisconsin
Ryan 'very comfortable' as Romney's V.P. candidate
September 22nd, 2012
08:04 AM ET
2 years ago

Ryan 'very comfortable' as Romney's V.P. candidate

Lakeland, Florida (CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan told reporters Friday that he is "comfortable" with how Romney's campaign is managing his role as the vice presidential nominee, after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker questioned in a radio interview whether the campaign was effectively using the relative newcomer .

Walker, who recently survived a recall election in Wisconsin, praised Mitt Romney for making a "bold" choice in selecting his friend and seven-term congressman from his home state.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan • Scott Walker • Wisconsin
August 26th, 2012
12:34 PM ET
2 years ago

VIDEO: Remaking the Republican Party

(CNN) – Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Gov. Scott Walker, and Al Cardenas weigh in on what the GOP needs to do to redefine themselves.


Filed under: 2012 • Kay Bailey Hutchison • Republican Party • Scott Walker
Walker says Sikhs showed love in response to hate
August 10th, 2012
01:15 PM ET
2 years ago

Walker says Sikhs showed love in response to hate

OAK CREEK, Wisconsin (CNN) - The Sikh community lived the words of slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. this week by responding with love to an attack that killed six Sikhs, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told a memorial service Friday.

Wearing an orange head covering in keeping with Sikh tradition, Walker quoted King's assertion that only love can overcome hate, and said he witnessed that truth in the aftermath of Sunday's attack at a Sikh temple in a Milwaukee suburb.

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Filed under: Scott Walker • Wisconsin
Tea party candidate to receive prime RNC speaking slot
August 8th, 2012
06:34 AM ET
2 years ago

Tea party candidate to receive prime RNC speaking slot

(CNN) - Ted Cruz, who defeated an establishment backed candidate in last week's Texas Republican Senate primary, will receive a key speaking slot at the Republican National Convention, a senior GOP official confirms to CNN.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus will put out a press release Wednesday announcing that Cruz and four other elected officials including Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño and Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens will address the convention.

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Filed under: 2012 • Reince Priebus • Republican National Convention • RNC • Scott Walker • Tea Party
Wisconsin leaders respond to temple shooting
August 5th, 2012
03:50 PM ET
2 years ago

Wisconsin leaders respond to temple shooting

(CNN) – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who survived a recall effort in June, released the following statement Sunday on the Sikh temple shooting in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek:

"While the situation in Oak Creek continues to develop rapidly, we are working with the FBI and local law enforcement. I became aware of the situation late this morning and continue to receive updated briefings.
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Filed under: Paul Ryan • Scott Walker • Wisconsin
McDonnell furiously defends Romney from Obama salvo
July 13th, 2012
12:16 PM ET
2 years ago

McDonnell furiously defends Romney from Obama salvo

Williamsburg, Virginia (CNN) – The war of words over Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain Capital flared Friday morning inside a Virginia trucking company, as the state's normally mild-mannered Gov. Bob McDonnell harshly rebuked the Obama campaign for demanding that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee release more of his tax returns.

At a press conference inside a Williamsburg trucking company organized by the Republican Governors Association to coincide with President Obama's campaign swing through the commonwealth, McDonnell and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker derided the president for using Bain to distract from his "horrible" record in the White House.
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Filed under: 2012 • Bob McDonnell • Mitt Romney • President Obama • RGA • Scott Walker • Virginia
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