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Scott Walker is the 45th and current Governor of Wisconsin. He was elected in 2010, won a 2012 recall election and was reelected in 2014. Walker's career in politics began in 1992, when he was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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Trump’s base is a fringe element. Their only loyalty is to Donald Trump—certainly not to pale Republican imitators who don’t get their blood boiling at raucous hate rallies. more

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The door is open to the legalization of cannabis in Wisconsin with two major votes: 18 advisory referenda and the gubernatorial election, both on Tuesday, Nov. 6. more

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Despite being a nurse, U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir has consistently defended the interests of insurance companies rather than the interests of Wisconsinites. more

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Besides assuring urban voters Tony Evers won’t be openly hostile to them like Scott Walker has always been, Mandela Barnes speaks to the struggles of families in all neighborhoods in Wisconsin. more

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After seeing his promise to create 250,000 private-sector jobs in his first term in office fail utterly, Gov. Walker was no doubt happy to check off a different priority on his to-do list, but was he right in doing so? more

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There’s an effective, permanent way to protect health care for everyone in Wisconsin with pre-existing conditions: vote both Scott Walker and Brad Schimel out of office. more

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Illustration by Melissa Lee Johnson

Given his rightwing political partisanship in office, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel does not deserve to be reelected. more

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Given the literal life-and-death importance of the issue, it is vitally important that voters know where candidates stand on pre-existing condition discrimination. more

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While hot primary contests for governor and senator dominated Wisconsin news this summer, the statewide race for attorney general (between Josh Kaul and Brad Schimel) has been set for a year. more

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While the changing picture of the Foxconn development signals trouble to some, supporters have framed it as just the company’s way of adapting to ensure long-term success. more

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Small group health care coverage, the market for organizations with less than 50 employees, is experiencing a high level of turbulence. This isn’t an accident, but a clear result of intentional public policy; one our state could correct. more

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Scott Walker presides over the oldest, largest and most expensive system of taxpayer-funded private voucher schools in the nation. more

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There are ways the state government of Wisconsin can help create jobs that won’t cost $4 billion dollars and won’t encourage big corporations to extort money from the state by holding our jobs hostage. more

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As the U.S. election of 2018 looms this November, Wisconsin voters need to know the facts about where, when and how to vote—especially given Republican efforts to suppress the votes of those who tend most to vote Democratic. more

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Many people have found themselves at odds in recent years with Scott Walker over his transportation policies; even some of his fellow Republicans have questioned his heavy reliance on borrowing to pay for construction and repair projects. more

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Photo credit: Scott Walker Facebook page

Republican concern about prison conditions is at an all-time high with the convictions of Donald Trump’s campaign manager and his personal lawyer for multiple felonies. more

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Representatives from state and local agencies met with community members Wednesday to discuss the next steps after Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake are closed. more

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In his campaign for reelection, Scott Walker already appears to be giving up on presenting a kinder, gentler image. more

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