Political

Walker Watch: Where does Scott Walker stand on the issues

Written by The AP Monday, 13 July 2015 12:16

Where two-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stands on various issues that will be debated in the Republican presidential campaign, a race he's joining on July 13.

Politicians appearing on this morning's Sunday new shows

Written by AP Sunday, 12 July 2015 05:07
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Hillary Clinton appears this morning on CNN's 'State of the Union'

Following are the lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Hillary Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' as a champ of liberal causes

Written by Ken Thomas,
AP writer
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 05:12
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Hillary Rodham Clinton says that she takes a “backseat to no one” on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds.

Hispanic leaders bristling at GOP's tepid response to Trump's racism

Written by Steve Peoples,
AP writer
Sunday, 05 July 2015 15:16

Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump’s characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.

GOP presidential candidates scramble for anti-abortion voters

Written by The AP Monday, 13 July 2015 08:54

Trying to distinguish themselves in front of an important group of social conservative activists, Republican White House hopefuls used the National Right to Life Convention to share personal stories and detail the abortion restrictions they've helped write into law.

The question now is whether the scramble helps or hinders an anti-abortion movement seeking unity as Republicans look to win back the presidency next November.

Even Republicans who voted for Walker’s budget called it ‘crap’

Written by The Associated Press Friday, 10 July 2015 05:26
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hoped a larger Republican majority in his state's Legislature would lead to the quick and smooth passage of a budget, a perfect kickoff to his all-but-announced campaign for president.

Clinton to release new domestic policy proposal every week this summer

Written by LISA LERER,
Associated Press writer
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 04:57

Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign lost count of its experts.

Where Scott Walker stands on key issues as of today

Written by AP
and WiG reports
Friday, 03 July 2015 15:37

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has shifted his stances on everything from the federal ethanol mandate to Common Core education standards to immigration reform as he positions himself for a presidential run. Here’s where he stands on some key issues as of today, July 3.

Why are there so many — at least 17 — likely GOP candidates?

Written by Nancy Benac,
AP writer
Monday, 13 July 2015 08:52

Qualified candidates such as Sen. Lindsey Graham resent all the candidates who have no pertinent experience or knowledge to be president.

Who yelled, “Everybody into the pool?”

Top GOP donors want Donald Trump out, an end to intraparty 'violence'

Written by Steve Peoples
and Julie Bykowicz,
AP writers
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 05:54

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Worried about “Republican-on-Republican violence,” top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter calling for more civility and another seeking to block businessman Donald Trump from the debate stage altogether.

Presidential hopefuls Walker, Santorum want curbs on legal immigration

Written by Andy Sullivan,
For Reuters
Monday, 06 July 2015 09:08

Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls Scott Walker and Rick Santorum are suggesting admitting fewer legal immigrations into the United States, claiming that will boost job prospects for U.S. citizens.

The notion, absent from presidential politics for at least 20 years and harkening back to the days of Pat Buchanan’s far right candidacy, could help the conservatives tap into the frustrations of right-wing working-class voters who have struggled with stagnant wages and reduced job opportunities since the economic crisis of 2007-2009.

Walker to announce the week of July 13
The GOP hopefuls — who’s in, about to act

Written by The Associated Press Thursday, 02 July 2015 08:16

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker campaigns in Iowa, though he hasn't announced his candidacy yet.{break}— PHOTO: Reuters

There are only a few serious declared candidates for the Democratic nomination for president — Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Lincoln Chafee and Martin O’Malley.