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Tag Archives: Gov. Scott Walker

Walker to take new job, won’t run for office in 2022

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he won’t run for office again in 2022 because he has accepted a new full-time job running a group, in Washington, D.C., that promotes conservative ideas among young people. The Republican had been openly considering running for his old job as governor or for U.S. Senate in 2022. But Walker ...

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Wisconsin Republicans to vote on weakening governor’s power

Wisconsin Republicans, just weeks away from losing control of both the governor's and attorney general's offices, planned to take big lame-duck votes Tuesday on a sweeping attempt to limit the powers of incoming Democrats, a step that opponents decried as a last-gasp power grab and attempt to invalidate the election.

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Highlights of what Republican lame-duck bills would do

A sweeping series of proposals offered by Wisconsin Republican state lawmakers for a lame-duck legislative session would weaken the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, move the date of the 2020 presidential and do much more.

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