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Video: Scott Walker advances immigration plan

CalWatchdog.com Editor-in-Chief Brian Calle recently interviewed Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. This is Part 4, on his immigration plan. Walker is a leading potential Republican candidate for president. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here.

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VIDEO: Scott Walker on medical marijuana, same-sex marriage

CalWatchdog.com Editor-in-Chief Brian Calle recently interviewed Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. This is Part 3, on same-sex marriage and marijuana legalization. Walker is a leading potential Republican candidate for president. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here.

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High court ruling a blow to California SEIU

In a fresh demonstration that the Roberts court is incrementalist and not the wild-eyed bunch that some on the left assert, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of an appeal that argued that in-home care workers in Illinois

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Will bipartisan coalition restrict public safety unions?

During the effort to curb collective bargaining rights for public employees in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker suggested the exemption for public safety employees was necessary to avoid the possibility of a strike by “first responders.” The real reason may have

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Fighting public service ‘corruption’ 21

Aug. 27, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — During recent travels to Madison and Milwaukee for some research about reform-minded Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s survival of a union-backed recall, I found little residual anger among the friendly folks there,

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Walker win a repudiation of big labor 22

June 5, 2012 By Katy Grimes Commentary When the big news outlets called the Wisconsin election for Gov. Scott Walker early, it was apparent that blue is going to be the new red in November. Despite the Associated Press announcing

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Unions make Wisc. badgering state 1

June 4, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker became a recall target for his efforts to reform collective bargaining in his state, I was a guest on a Madison radio show discussing the influence of

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Scott Walker vs. Jerry Brown 15

June 3, 2012 By Brian Calle Californians know a thing or two about recalls. Only two state governors in U.S. history have been removed from office via recall; the first was North Dakota Gov. Lynn J. Frazier in 1921. Of

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Calif. Labor Federation Tweet-fest 0

Katy Grimes: You’ve just got to love Twitter for those moments in life when reporters are banned from covering events. Yesterday and today, the California Labor Federation’s joint legislative conference has been in full-swing, but was announced as closed to

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On Wisconsin! On to CA! 0

John Seiler: The best part about the turmoil in Wisconsin is that the government there is jammed up. AP reports: Wisconsin’s budget stalemate over union bargaining rights shows no sign of resolution – and it could be a long wait.

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