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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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Democrats will be building on their midterm elections success across the industrial Midwest by bringing the excitement of their party’s national convention to Milwaukee in 2020. Read more

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court race comes down to a choice between an anti-LGBTQ bigot (Brian Hagedorn) and a deeply experienced, community-minded humanitarian (Lisa Neubauer). Read more

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Why is Gov. Tony Evers’ budget getting so much push back from the state legislature? He defeated an incumbent by proposing a new direction for the state, including proposals the voters definitely embraced. Read more

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The Milwaukee County Board and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele don’t agree on much, but they agree that the county needs financial help from the state. Read more

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It’s amazing how many people who consider themselves deeply religious fail to understand religious freedom and instead want to impose their own religious beliefs on everyone else by law. Read more

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The most important thing we’ve learned is never to believe anything tweeted by the president. When Trump tweeted: “Great news on Foxconn in Wisconsin after my conversation with Terry Gou!” we can be pretty sure it’s not great news for Wisconsin. Read more

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If you have a Republican state representative or state senator, contact them, and ask them why they oppose Medicaid expansion and why they continue to ignore the will of Wisconsin voters. Read more

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It had to be one of the strangest surrenders in a hostage negotiation ever broadcast nationwide on live television, but then Donald Trump is one of the strangest presidents this nation has ever had. Read more

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Homelessness is a reality for thousands of people in Wisconsin. Across the state, local governments, shelters and outreach organizations work to meet the complex needs of this population. Read more

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After politics, Scott Walker chose to become a public speaker by walking in the steps of Lee Dreyfus, which is a dubious choice at best. Read more

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As 2018 comes to a close, it's a good time to reflect on all that's happened in the city this year. Of all of the stories that we covered this year, here are the ten most read on ShepherdExpress.com. Read more

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Wisconsin’s recently ousted Republican governor and attorney general, Scott Walker and Brad Schimel, finally have something to celebrate. Read more

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Trump escaped his own vicious world for a brief moment of quiet reflection over Thanksgiving. When he was asked what he was most thankful for, Americans already knew his answer: himself. Read more

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Wisconsinites pay more than they should for health care. With the election of Gov. Tony Evers, Kevin Kane of Citizen Action of Wisconsin explains how that can change for the better. Read more

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Foxconn obviously was attracted to Wisconsin’s anti-worker political environment under Scott Walker, but clearly the deciding factor was the terrible contract he negotiated. Recovering from Walker’s $4 billion taxpayer giveaway could take decades. Read more

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Yes, it was disappointing to see that Trump’s inflammatory racism still worked against some outstanding candidates around the country, but it didn’t work in Wisconsin, and Walker’s gone. Read more

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Democrat Tony Evers narrowly beat Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker after a heated race early this morning. Read more

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There’s always been something suspicious about Republicans vilifying Jewish investment banker and philanthropist George Soros as some kind of evil mastermind behind a web of political conspiracies. Read more

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A recent uptick in hate crimes across the nation, including the most recent incidents in Pittsburgh and Kentucky, led some on the left in Wisconsin to respond with harsh words. Read more

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The Shepherd Express endorses several candidates for national, state and local offices for the election taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Read more

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