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  • GOP cries foul over accusation that Gov. Walker gives women the 'back of his hand'

    GOP cries foul over accusation that Gov. Walker gives women the 'back of his hand'
    Wisconsin Republicans on Thursday accused a national Democratic leader of using an inappropriate analogy to domestic violence when she criticized Governor Scott Walker's record on women's issues at a roundtable in Milwaukee a day earlier. U.S....
  • Christie spending on outside lawyers tops $50 million in 2 years

    Christie spending on outside lawyers tops $50 million in 2 years
    TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has spent more than $50 million since the start of 2013 on lawyers outside his administration — largely because of costs related to the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal. The...
  • Obama touts economic progress in Labor Day speech

    Obama touts economic progress in Labor Day speech
    Throughout much of his presidency, Barack Obama has been under siege about the state of the U.S. economy. But with economic growth now far more robust than when he took office, he is finding some measure of solace on the domestic front while a number of...
  • Obama, in Milwaukee, makes case for higher minimum wage

    MILWAUKEE President Barack Obama came to Milwaukee on Monday to talk up an improving economy and to push Congress to boost the minimum wage. "If you work full-time you shouldn't be living in poverty," Obama said as he called once again for Congress to...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry, others cry partisan foul over felony indictment

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, others cry partisan foul over felony indictment
    It's been nearly three years since Rick Perry stood on a debate stage in Michigan and fumbled fruitlessly for the name of the third federal agency he vowed to eliminate as president. Since then, the Texas governor has worked assiduously to restore his...
  • Wisconsin race for governor is the tightest in the country

    Wisconsin race for governor is the tightest in the country
    The race for governor in Wisconsin — featuring incumbent Gov. Scott Walker, who is often mentioned as a potential Republican presidential candidate — remains locked in a dead heat, the state's leading pollster reported Wednesday. Walker...
  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty.   ...
  • New document links Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's campaign, two national groups

    MADISON, Wis. A newly released document alleges Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's campaign illegally coordinated with two national groups on political advertising in a way that went further than what had been previously known. If proved, prosecutors'...
  • Wisconsin shows how job incentives are handed out -- in Bizarro world

    Via the Wisconsin State Journal of Madison, we learn of the zany way that political officials in that state are handing out job-creation funds. Long story short, they've voted to hand over $6 million in taxpayer cash to a company that's planning to cut...
  • Wisconsin governor says he was unaware of donation from mining company

    MILWAUKEE Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Saturday he played no role in soliciting cash from a mining company for the Wisconsin Club for Growth during the 2011 and 2012 recall elections, adding that no one should be surprised that the pro-business...
  • Scott Walker solicited money for conservative group: records

    Scott Walker solicited money for conservative group: records
    Gov. Scott Walker personally solicited millions of dollars in contributions for a conservative group during the 2011 and 2012 recalls, which prosecutors cited as evidence the governor and his campaign violated state campaign finance laws, records made...
  • An early handicapping of Republican presidential field

    In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. It's sobering to recall that less...