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Latest Scott Walker Items
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said Sunday he would like to see public sector unions' power curtailed because "government works better without them."
Wouldn't it be awful if an important election hinged on some fat cats outspending the opposition? That was the liberals' excuse for the failure of Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to unseat Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Tuesday's recall election.
Congratulations to the residents of Wisconsin. They have shown that a governor can have principles, lead and fulfill promises without being run out of office ("Wisconsin wake-up call," Commentary, Friday).
The liberal leftists stormed, occupied and trashed the courthouse and the Democrats ran from the state and hid ("Walker, GOP win big in Wis. recall races," Web, Tuesday). The TV talking-head liberals had believed the recall vote was a beginning to a November re-election win for their leader, President Obama, and a death knell for the Tea Party.
The battle for Wisconsin is over. Conservatives won by fending off the union-orchestrated attempt to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Now the fight is on to spin what it means. On the eve of Mr. Walker's sizable 7-point victory, GOP standard-bearer Mitt Romney announced, "Tonight's results will echo beyond the borders of Wisconsin."
Republican Gov. Scott Walker won his recall election, but he may have a tougher time getting things through the Wisconsin Legislature after Democrats appear to have successfully recalled a Republican state senator, which would flip the balance of power in the state.
In what might be seen as a sign that he felt stung hard enough to hurt, President Obama on Wednesday blamed Republicans' outspending Democrats as the reason Gov. Scott Walker survived a union-driven recall election in Wisconsin on Tuesday.
Scott Walker's Wisconsin victory has bought the governor instant status as a conservative icon of historic stature among the seasoned observers of many a political race. He's a Republican stalwart, they say, a gutsy guy.
Wisconsin gave Gov. Scott Walker a renewed lease Tuesday, voting to keep the Republican in office in a recall election that amounted to an embrace of his union-busting, government-trimming agenda in this traditionally Democratic-leaning state.