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  1. Deadline nearing for Bucks arena funding dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OnMilwaukee

    ... the State of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County and the City of Milwaukee have been hot and not so hot. Governor Scott Walker, who a week and a half ago predicted that a deal would be reached in "the next couple of weeks" and who is busy running around the ...

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  2. Republicans vote to increase school funding, expand vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    ... against, came at the end of five hours of debate that began around 8 p.m. Tuesday. Republicans broke with Gov. Scott Walker on several key issues, including by reversing a $127 million cut to public schools in the first year. The Joint Finance ...

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  3. Can Walker Convert the Christian Right?By Betsy WoodruffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Beast

    The governor seems like a perfect darling of social conservatives, but at a closed-door meeting Tuesday, he was forced to defend past comments on marriage, abortion, and LGBT rights. A few steps from the Capitol building on Tuesday afternoon, behind closed doors in Republicans' upscale Capitol Hill Club, Scott Walker had a high-stakes sit-down.

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  4. 70 mph will be legal locally, but not quite yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Janesville Gazette

    Gov. Scott Walker signed the 70 mph speed limit bill into law Wednesday. But the new limits aren't taking effect immediately.

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  5. The attack on public educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | OnMilwaukee

    Jamaal E. Smith, a community activist and chair of the education committee at the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP, questions the motives of Gov. Scott Walker and others seeking to undermine Milwaukee Public Schools. "Education is not a way to escape poverty it is a way of fighting it!" said Julius Nyerere, former president of the United Republic of Tanzania.

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  6. Walker copied in on letter about questionable loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    A newspaper is reporting that records suggest Gov. Scott Walker received a letter pledging a $500,000 loan to a campaign donor's construction company. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Monday that Paul Jadin, then-chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, sent a letter in September 2011 to Building Committee Inc. owner William Minahan pledging WEDC would give the company the loan.

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  7. Records suggest Walker copied in on letter about donor loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Records suggest that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker received a letter acknowledging that his flagship job creation agency would give a $500,000 loan to a campaign donor's construction company, raising questions about his statements that he wasn't aware of the deal. Walker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said the Republican governor never received a copy of the letter and reiterated Tuesday that he wasn't involved in or aware the loan process to Building Committee Inc. The Wisconsin State Journal reported Sunday that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. gave BCI the unsecured, taxpayer-backed loan in 2011.

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  8. Madison leaders are right to join effort to allow immigration reform to move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Channel3000

    Tuesday was to be the day so many Latinos in Dane County had been waiting for, the beginning of real immigration reform. Instead, Republican leaders in Congress and in 26 states, including Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson and Governor Scott Walker, have signed on to a lawsuit blocking President Obama's executive order creating the deferred action initiative.

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  9. Wisconsin Democrats seek probe of Gov. Walker over loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin called on federal investigators Monday to launch a probe into Republican Gov. Scott Walker's job creation agency after a newspaper reported the troubled organization made a loan to one of Walker's top donors five years ago. Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca and Sen. Julie Lassa, who both sit on the Wisconsin Economic Development Association's board, said at a news conference that they are outraged by the revelations in the Wisconsin State Journal's story.

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  10. Walker tells Republicans he transformed WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Gov. Scott Walker told Wisconsin Republicans on Saturday that in his four-plus years in office he has transformed the state by enacting numerous conservative priorities, including defunding Planned Parenthood, legalizing concealed carry and weakening public union power. In a 20-minute speech at the Republican Party convention, Walker didn't mention his own likely run for the White House, but did call on party activists to do all they can in electing a Republican for president next year.

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  11. Campaign 2012DON Imus Refers to Obama as 'the Pimp with a Limp'Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... party. The co-opting of the Madison protests in Wisconsin by the Democrats in the failed recall attempt of Gov. Scott Walker in June was a perfect illustration of the dangers of a protest movement getting sucked into electoral politics. That's ...

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  12. On Native GroundBIPARTISAN Madness and the Need to Cut Military SpendingRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2012 | American Reporter

    Almost every conservative political columnist, pundit, commentator, blogger, and freelance bloviator has written about the decline and forthcoming death of the labor movement. They happily point to Wisconsin, where Republican Gov. Scott Walker, shortly after taking office in January 2011, took advantage of a brand-new Republican majority in the Wisconsin House and Senate to ram through legislation that stripped numerous collective bargaining rights away from public employee unions.

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  13. Reporting: LondonJULIAN Assange at the Center of Another Diplomatic...Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... Ayotte if he wanted to make a mavericky pick a la Sarah Palin. He could've picked a governor like Wisconsin's Scott Walker or New Jersey's Chris Christie if he wanted a slash-and-burn campaigner. For that matter, he could've picked Florida ...

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  14. On Native GroundDOING the Right Thing for Young ImmigrantsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2012 | American Reporter

    If the victory of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in his recall election on June 6 teaches us anything, the lesson is that the Democratic Party cannot be counted upon to do what it takes to win an election. You had a true grassroots movement that flooded the state capital in the winter of 2011, the biggest this nation had seen in years.

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  15. Legislature's finance committee takes up SeniorCare todayRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    The Legislature's finance committee is set to make changes to Wisconsin's popular SeniorCare program. Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal calls for requiring SeniorCare enrollees in the popular prescription drug program to first sign up for the federal Medicare Part D drug program.

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  16. Republicans want GOP leaders to be even more confrontational towards ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... For instance, Abramowitz noted, imagine how Democratic voters might want a Dem Congress to approach President Scott Walker, whose tenure in Wisconsin has led to years of bitter ideological struggles. Where could Republicans be more confrontational ...

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  17. Mike Huckabee Bows Out of Iowa Straw PollRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... unscientific survey. Observers will now look to whether top-tier candidates Marco Rubio, a Florida senator, and Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor who hasn't formally joined the race yet, will commit to the event, the Register said. Huckabee's ...

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  18. Iowa Focus Groups: In Their Own WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... she's going to have to move to the left a little bit. I mean, it's either going to be that or it's going to be Scott Walker, you know, taking away, destroying America's unions." On Clinton: "I wouldn't trust her with an empty jar of peanut butter. I ...

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  19. CNN to divide Sept. GOP presidential debat...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... both candidates and prospective candidates, is as follows: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, retired ...

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  20. The road to the White House goes through JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker just returned from one of the rites of passage for presidential hopefuls, a pilgrimage to Israel. He followed a well-worn path that will be trod several times by his rivals who believe the road to the White House goes through Jerusalem.

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