Scott Walker http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Scott Walker en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:35:44 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Possible 2016 GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum in Iowa http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667028/Possible-2016-GOP-candidates-pitch-ideas-at-conservative-forum-in-Iowa.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765667028/Possible-2016-GOP-candidates-pitch-ideas-at-conservative-forum-in-Iowa.html The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:16:27 MST Some in GOP fear perceptions of Romney could linger into 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666465/Some-in-GOP-fear-perceptions-of-Romney-could-linger-into-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666465/Some-in-GOP-fear-perceptions-of-Romney-could-linger-into-2016.html Even among Mitt Romney's longtime supporters, one fear about his potential return to presidential politics stands out: the... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:42:46 MST Paul Ryan says he is not running for president in 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666158/Paul-Ryan-says-he-is-not-running-for-president-in-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666158/Paul-Ryan-says-he-is-not-running-for-president-in-2016.html Republican Rep. Paul Ryan announced Monday that he will not run for president in 2016, instead focusing on building his... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:27:14 MST Midwestern governors build credentials for 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665046/Midwestern-governors-build-credentials-for-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665046/Midwestern-governors-build-credentials-for-2016.html Some potential Republican presidential candidates likely won't be shuffling off to Iowa or New Hampshire as the calendar... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:01:35 MST Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664787/Ex-officer-not-charged-in-fatal-Milwaukee-shooting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664787/Ex-officer-not-charged-in-fatal-Milwaukee-shooting.html A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a mentally ill black man in a downtown park in April... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:36:53 MST GOP White House prospects clash on foreign policy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663688/GOP-White-House-prospects-clash-on-foreign-policy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663688/GOP-White-House-prospects-clash-on-foreign-policy.html Even as they attack President Barack Obama's foreign policy, and with politics turning to the 2016 race for president, the... Wed, 03 Dec 2014 10:33:55 MST George F. Will: Government’s legitimacy falls short given recent Wisconsin raids http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616560/Government7s-legitimacy-falls-short-given-recent-Wisconsin-raids.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616560/Government7s-legitimacy-falls-short-given-recent-Wisconsin-raids.html Wisconsin can repair its reputation by dismantling the "John Doe" process and disciplining those who have abused it. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:40:29 MST GOP governors attack Obama's immigration order http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662985/GOP-governors-attack-Obamas-immigration-order.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662985/GOP-governors-attack-Obamas-immigration-order.html The nation's Republican governors on Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's plans to unilaterally protect millions... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:13:32 MST Walker waiting for calling as he mulls 2016 run http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662929/Walker-waiting-for-calling-as-he-mulls-2016-run.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662929/Walker-waiting-for-calling-as-he-mulls-2016-run.html Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016, but... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:33:31 MST Michelle Obama campaigning in Wisconsin, Illinois http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660817/Michelle-Obama-campaigning-in-Wisconsin-Illinois.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660817/Michelle-Obama-campaigning-in-Wisconsin-Illinois.html First lady Michelle Obama was due back in Wisconsin on Tuesday to campaign again for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:42:36 MDT Obama, Clinton urge women to back Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659908/Obama-Clinton-urge-women-to-back-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659908/Obama-Clinton-urge-women-to-back-Democrats.html President Barack Obama says voters will see two different visions for America's future in the fall midterms elections,... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:59:44 MDT Utah's Gov. Gary Herbert eyes more appearances on Fox News http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659586/Utahs-Gov-Gary-Herbert-eyes-more-appearances-on-Fox-News.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659586/Utahs-Gov-Gary-Herbert-eyes-more-appearances-on-Fox-News.html Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:01:09 MDT A look at voter photo ID requirements http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659531/A-look-at-voter-photo-ID-requirements.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659531/A-look-at-voter-photo-ID-requirements.html n states have laws that require voters to show photo identification at the polls, though legal fights are pending over the... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:44:29 MDT Appeals court reinstates Wisconsin's voter ID law http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659494/Appeals-court-reinstates-Wisconsins-voter-ID-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659494/Appeals-court-reinstates-Wisconsins-voter-ID-law.html In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:42:43 MDT Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659018/Obama-Revving-economy-calls-for-higher-wages.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659018/Obama-Revving-economy-calls-for-higher-wages.html President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:01:04 MDT Obama's visit to Wisconsin comes amid tight governor's race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658849/Obamas-visit-to-Wisconsin-comes-amid-tight-governors-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658849/Obamas-visit-to-Wisconsin-comes-amid-tight-governors-race.html The last time President Barack Obama came to Wisconsin to celebrate workers' rights on Labor Day, there was barely a hint of... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:47:19 MDT Ending Common Core standards easier said than done http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656974/Ending-Common-Core-standards-easier-said-than-done.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656974/Ending-Common-Core-standards-easier-said-than-done.html Republican Gov. Scott Walker's call to scrap Common Core academic standards for Wisconsin schools is meeting resistance from... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:13:22 MDT Obama seeks support from leaders of states that will house thousands who have crossed border http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656634/Obama-seeks-support-from-leaders-of-states-that-will-house-thousands-who-have-crossed-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656634/Obama-seeks-support-from-leaders-of-states-that-will-house-thousands-who-have-crossed-border.html Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:03:01 MDT Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656628/Governors-group-skirts-radioactive-Common-Core.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656628/Governors-group-skirts-radioactive-Common-Core.html Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:17:16 MDT Republican governors' words shift on gay marriage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656581/Republican-governors-words-shift-on-gay-marriage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656581/Republican-governors-words-shift-on-gay-marriage.html Deep in the nation's Bible Belt, new signs emerged this weekend of an evolution among Republican governors on gay marriage,... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:15:30 MDT Biden calls on governors to lead nation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656540/Biden-calls-on-governors-to-lead-nation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656540/Biden-calls-on-governors-to-lead-nation.html Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:25:00 MDT Fall elections loom over National Governors Association meeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656484/Fall-elections-loom-over-National-Governors-Association-meeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656484/Fall-elections-loom-over-National-Governors-Association-meeting.html Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:17:11 MDT Prosecutors say Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker part of criminal scheme http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655415/Prosecutors-say-Wisconsin-Gov-Scott-Walker-part-of-criminal-scheme.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655415/Prosecutors-say-Wisconsin-Gov-Scott-Walker-part-of-criminal-scheme.html Newly released documents show prosecutors believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of a nationwide "criminal... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:54:24 MDT Federal court halts secret investigation into Wis. Gov. Scott Walker's recall campaign, conservative groups http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653214/Federal-court-halts-secret-investigation-into-Wis-Gov-Scott-Walkers-recall-campaign-conservative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653214/Federal-court-halts-secret-investigation-into-Wis-Gov-Scott-Walkers-recall-campaign-conservative.html Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker emerged with a major victory this week when a federal court halted a secret investigation into... Wed, 07 May 2014 16:07:41 MDT Do you need a college degree to be president? Gov. Walker dodges question http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651580/Do-you-need-a-college-degree-to-be-president-Gov-Walker-dodges-question.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651580/Do-you-need-a-college-degree-to-be-president-Gov-Walker-dodges-question.html Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican candidate for president who lacks a college degree, said Wednesday... Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:36:53 MDT Christie, Walker court GOP donors in Las Vegas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650867/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650867/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 09:28:47 MDT Christie, Walker court GOP donors in Las Vegas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650808/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650808/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:15:14 MDT Common Core spawns widespread political fights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650408/Common-Core-spawns-widespread-political-fights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650408/Common-Core-spawns-widespread-political-fights.html More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:21:03 MDT Area damaged by Rockport Fire reseeded http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589212/Area-damaged-by-Rockport-Fire-reseeded.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589212/Area-damaged-by-Rockport-Fire-reseeded.html Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:59:15 MDT Wisconsin's Gov. Walker touts business growth to state chamber http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639114/Wisconsins-Gov-Walker-touts-business-growth-to-state-chamber.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639114/Wisconsins-Gov-Walker-touts-business-growth-to-state-chamber.html Gov. Scott Walker touted his record over the past two years in a campaign-style speech before the state's top businesses... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:17:12 MDT Governor Scott Walker touts economic development package http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638447/Governor-Scott-Walker-touts-economic-development-package.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638447/Governor-Scott-Walker-touts-economic-development-package.html Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday a package of economic development bills the Legislature will take up in coming weeks will go... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 07:21:49 MDT 2016 campaign checklist: Who's doing what? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635936/2016-campaign-checklist-Whos-doing-what.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635936/2016-campaign-checklist-Whos-doing-what.html Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:33:04 MDT Gov. Herbert renamed to governors committee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584263/Gov-Herbert-renamed-to-governors-committee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584263/Gov-Herbert-renamed-to-governors-committee.html Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was renamed to the National Governors Association Executive Committee Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:05:00 MDT Democratic governors nervous about health plan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635208/Democratic-governors-nervous-about-health-plan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635208/Democratic-governors-nervous-about-health-plan.html Democratic governors say they are nervous about getting the new federal health care law implemented but add they will be... Sat, 03 Aug 2013 16:58:28 MDT Governors warn Washington against fiscal inaction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635167/Governors-warn-Washington-against-fiscal-inaction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635167/Governors-warn-Washington-against-fiscal-inaction.html The nation's governors have a warning for President Barack Obama and Congress: A fiscal standoff in Washington this fall... Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:29:38 MDT Injured sanitation worker joins Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for bill signing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634026/Injured-sanitation-worker-joins-Wisconsin-Gov-Scott-Walker-for-bill-signing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634026/Injured-sanitation-worker-joins-Wisconsin-Gov-Scott-Walker-for-bill-signing.html Six months after losing most of his left leg when a car pinned him against his garbage truck, Mark Friend said Monday seeing... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:41:53 MDT Advocates, Medicaid recipients push for expansion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631366/Advocates-Medicaid-recipients-push-for-expansion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631366/Advocates-Medicaid-recipients-push-for-expansion.html Health care advocates and recipients of Wisconsin's BadgerCare benefits urged the Legislature's budget committee to accept a... Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:29:55 MDT GOP governors endure early trials, gird for 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631228/GOP-governors-endure-early-trials-gird-for-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631228/GOP-governors-endure-early-trials-gird-for-2014.html Mon, 03 Jun 2013 08:10:34 MDT GOP lawmakers push several anti-abortion measures http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630632/GOP-lawmakers-push-several-anti-abortion-measures.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630632/GOP-lawmakers-push-several-anti-abortion-measures.html It would be harder and more expensive to get an abortion in Wisconsin under several bills being circulated by Republican... Sun, 26 May 2013 11:24:21 MDT Tea party group says IRS asked about Wis. Gov. Scott Walker recall http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629846/Tea-party-group-says-IRS-asked-about-Wis-Gov-Scott-Walker-recall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629846/Tea-party-group-says-IRS-asked-about-Wis-Gov-Scott-Walker-recall.html A tea party group says the Internal Revenue Service asked about its involvement in efforts to verify signatures in the effort... Fri, 17 May 2013 07:03:57 MDT 2016: Rare same-state pairings in the early stages challenge both Republicans, Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html The early stages of the 2016 presidential race feature an unusual cluster of high-powered potential candidates hailing from... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:36:10 MDT Local setbacks vex GOP governors eyeing 2016 race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628469/Local-setbacks-vex-GOP-governors-eyeing-2016-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628469/Local-setbacks-vex-GOP-governors-eyeing-2016-race.html Republican governors are often seen as innovative policymakers and potential presidential candidates, but a few are... Wed, 01 May 2013 12:24:22 MDT Game on: Early GOP auditions for 2016 election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624771/Game-on-Early-GOP-auditions-for-2016-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624771/Game-on-Early-GOP-auditions-for-2016-election.html Only months after President Barack Obama's re-election, an annual gathering of conservatives served as an audition for... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Too early? Republicans audition for 2016 election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624727/Too-early-Republicans-audition-for-2016-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624727/Too-early-Republicans-audition-for-2016-election.html Florida Sen. Marco Rubio implored fellow Republicans to reconnect with middle-class voters. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul basked in... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Mitt Romney returns to national stage on what aides call a thank-you tour http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623738/Mitt-Romney-returns-to-national-stage-on-what-aides-call-a-thank-you-tour.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623738/Mitt-Romney-returns-to-national-stage-on-what-aides-call-a-thank-you-tour.html Former aides describe Mitt Romney's burst of activity this month — a national broadcast interview, a speech at a... Sat, 02 Mar 2013 23:08:57 MST