Gov. Scott Walker
President Barack Obama is stopping in Wisconsin next week to help Democrat Mary Burke in her tight race to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker, marking a rare campaign-trail stop for the president.
In a political setback for the Republican Wisconsin governor, a federal appeals court removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Walker’s campaign and more than two dozen conservative groups.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke will not be joining President Barack Obama when he makes a stop in Wisconsin on Thursday.
Many Republican activists, citing Congress’ deep unpopularity, say they want a governor to be their next presidential nominee.
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.