Gov. Scott Walker
Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he now believes there’s a chance President Barack Obama could delay implementation of his signature federal health care law in response to political pressure from both Republicans and Democrats.
Wis. Health Advocates Concerned About Task Of Enrolling 600,000 People Into Insurance Exchanges By January
Gov. Scott Walker’s administration is working aggressively to make sure people who need to sign up to a private health insurance exchange under new federal rules have the information they need on time, Wisconsin’s Medicaid director Brett Davis said Tuesday.
Health care, budgets and education topped the official agenda for governors at their annual summer summit. But the 2016 presidential race was never far from view or conversation, given the clear White House interest from some in the crowd gathered near Lake Michigan.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday evening to block enforcement of a new Wisconsin law that bans doctors who lack admitting privileges at nearby hospitals from performing abortions.
Thousands of activists who packed into suburban Washington’s national conservative summit gave Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul a narrow victory over Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in their unscientific presidential preference poll. Paul had 25 percent of the vote and Rubio 23 percent. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum was third with 8 percent.
Gov. Scott Walker tells The Associated Press that he remains “absolutely” confident that he is not a subject of a criminal investigation involving former aides in his Milwaukee County office.
Nine GOP members of the Wisconsin Legislature have stated they will back a bill to arrest any federal officials attempting to implement President Obama’s federal health care law in their state.
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders abandoned support for state Rep. Roger Rivard on Thursday after he spoke publically about advice his father gave him that “some girls rape easy.”
Gov. Scott Walker and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan are spotlighting the fourth anniversary of then-candidate Barack Obama saying it was “irresponsible” and “unpatriotic” to add $4 trillion to the national debt.
President Barack Obama says he doesn’t expect broad political repercussions from Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s success holding on to his office. He adds, however, that he would have “loved to see a different result.”