|Getting to Know Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin|
|by Tom McGregor||Wed, Nov 5, 2014, 12:20 AM|
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a Republican, trounced his Democrat Party opponent, Mary Burke in his re-election bid. So, it's time for conservatives to start talking about a Scott Walker for President campaign. He's effective at fighting Labor Unions and a Tea Party favorite.
According to the Chicago Tribune, "Republican Governor Scott Walker appears to have won re-election Tuesday night, according to Reuters/Ipsos, prevailing in a tough fight against Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Walker, 47, a conservative Tea Party favorite considered to have presidential aspirations, also survived a recall election in 2012, beating back a labor-backed effort to oust him from the governor’s office."
Walker is quoted as saying that, "True freedom does not come from the mighty hand of the government, but from the power of the people to live their own lives."
According to the Chicago Tribune, "Walker rose to national prominence among conservatives in 2011 when within weeks of taking office, he pushed for legislation that restricted the power of many public-sector unions. That led to a special recall election the following year."
While serving his first term as governor, Walker erased the state's $3.6 billion deficit and added over 250,000 jobs for Wisconsin residents.
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