Gov. Scott Walker

Walker Settles on Immigration Message

Eliana Johnson, National Review

Walker believes that “Obama’s executive action should be repealed” and that “we need absolute security at our borders and then we can address fixing our legal immigration system and deal with those here illegally but amnesty is not the answer.” 

Scott Walker and the Value of Higher Education

Rush Limbaugh

Glenn Harlan Reynolds, a law professor at the University of Tennessee, has a USA Today column, and he's a man after my own heart. He makes the point here that it might actually be necessary to save the country to elect a president who did not graduate from college.

New York Times corrects Scott Walker column

Nick Gass, POLITICO

In a recent column about the Wisconsin governor, a conservative Republican, New York Times columnist Gail Collins wrote that Walker had cut state aid to education, causing teacher layoffs in 2010. But Walker didn’t take office until 2011. Oops, NYT liberal media bias outed again.

Howard Dean asks ‘How well educated’ is Scott Walker?

Twitchy Staff

On Tuesday’s “Morning Joe,” former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean let loose with an attack stating that Walker’s answer on evolution wasn’t the “issue.” The real issue, you see, is if Walker is actually fit for the presidency because he never finished college (he left in his senior year and is a few credits short of a degree).

George Will: Scott Walker Has ‘Bridged The Gap’ Between GOP Factions

Al Weaver, Daily Caller

Appearing on “The Laura Ingraham Show” Monday morning, syndicated columnist George Will talked up the Wisconsin governor, telling Ingraham that Walker is “a pure Reaganite” and one of the few candidates that can truly hobnob with the GOP donor class and compete with Bush in that arena.

Scott Walker’s surge — in two charts

Aaron Blake, Washington Post

Social media has kept the Scott Walker buzz going. While it dipped a little bit as the week wore on, it shot right back up again on Feb. 1, the day after Bloomberg and the Des Moines Register released a new Iowa caucuses poll with a surprise leader: Scott Walker.

Ruling is latest blow to Dem political probe of Scott Walker's campaign

Cary Spivak & Meg Kissinger, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The John Doe probe into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign is not dead, but it may be mortally wounded. U.S. District Judge Charles Clevert recently put a halt to key avenues of the investigation into whether Walker's campaign illegally coordinated with conservative groups. 

Is Scott Walker the hero the conservative movement has been waiting for?

Michael Brendan Dougherty, The Week

Walker didn’t try to charm Wisconsin’s liberal establishment with some Kenny G-soft-jazz conservatism; he threw liberals into a dark cramped room and turned Metallica up to 11. 

Next media attack on Scott Walker: “Too Midwestern”

Jazz Shaw, Hot Air

Aaron Blake of The Chicago Tribune burns up a bit of ink to ponder whether the Walker campaign is doomed because, gosh darn it, Walker is just too Midwestern. 

Rush on Scott Walker

Rush Limbaugh

This is why Scott Walker is running away with every Republican poll right now.  The consultant class doesn't get it. The Republican establishment doesn't understand it. The base may not like his view on this or that, but they're gonna support him because he is fighting back.  

What Makes Scott Walker a Good Choice for 2016

Grover G. Norquist and Patrick Gleason, Reuters

The gov't reform & tax-relief measures enacted by Walker and other GOP governors are a big reason for the electoral success. Coolidge’s record and how it compares to what Walker has done in Wis. make a strong case for his name to be on the short list of GOP contenders.

Scott Walker: Big Loser Hillary's Everything That's Wrong with DC

Tony Lee, Breitbart

After winning re-election., GOP Wis. Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 GOP candidate, said Hillary Clinton was a "big loser" in the midterms and embodies "everything that's wrong with Washington." 

SWalker's Opponent Fired By Her Family For Incompetence

Derek Hunter, Daily Caller

Mary Burke apparently was fired by her own family following steep overseas financial losses and plummeting morale among Burke’s European sales staff. How can she competently run a state?

Dems, Unions Target Scott Walker

Dan Riehl, Breitbart

When one talks Repub. policy and politics, from the size and cost of government to the role of some notoriously out-sized GOP enemies such as public sector unions, including in education, there may not be a more critical battle space nationally-speaking, than Wis. this year.

Tea Party Keeps Winning In Wis.

Matt Batzel, Red State

The Tea Party in Wis. is increasingly focusing on finding and running candidates for local office to build a farm team of conservatives who are poised to run for office in the future. In this election cycle, 2 Tea Party leaders won County Board Supervisor races.

Dem. Rep.: Scott Walker Gives Women ‘Back of His Hand’

Lucy McCalmont, Politico

“What Repub. tea party extremists like Scott Walker are doing is they are grabbing us by the hair and pulling us back. It is not going to happen on our watch,” Dem. Nat'l Comm. Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said.

Rick Perry: Democrats' "Lawfare" Indictment Backfires

The Perry indictment has backfired, but it is evidence of how far the left will go to achieve their political ends.

Walker: Media Looking at Campaign Probe Backwards

Mario Trujillo, The Hill

Gov. Scott Walker (R) insisted that the criminal investigation against him has already been dismissed. Prosecutors accuse Walker and his aides of a concerted effort to sidestep campaign finance laws and illegally coordinating with outside groups.

Viguerie: GOP Must Look Beyond Bush for Presidential Nominee

Melissa Clyne, Newsmax

The American people don't like the Bush family, and a Jeb Bush candidacy would be bad for the US and the GOP, says Richard Viguerie, chairman of ConservativeHQ.com. He added that Govs. Sam Brownback, Rick Scott, Scott Walker, and Mike Pence are "a good collection" of potential choices.

Win For Walker: Judge Halts Investigation Into Conservatives

M.D. Kittle, Watchdog.org

The "John Doe" investigation into conservatives is dead...for now. The probe had been looking into possible illegal coordination between conservative groups and GOP Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign, but came under fire for the opaque way it was conducted.