With the added layer of passion surrounding Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his win comes speculation regarding Walker’s role as the hot Republican figure of the moment, what awaits him following the recall and if Mitt Romney and the Republican Party can ride the momentum gained in Wisconsin through the summertime stops on the campaign trail.
Conservatives at the core of the Republican Party are coalescing behind likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney faster than expected after a punishing primary season in which they loudly sought someone else — almost anybody else — to carry the fight to President Barack Obama.
Mitt Romney said Wednesday that conservatives should be emboldened by the failed attempt to recall Wisconsin’s Republican governor.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the solid GOP win in the Wisconsin recall puts the state in play for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney this fall.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and the Democratic Governors Association are making a push for donations to try to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election.