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No retreat for Gov. Scott Walker

There was buzz Wednesday suggesting that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was caving on his stand-off with the public-employee union. Not so. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported: The Senate abruptly passed a controversial budget-repair bill Wedneday night -- without Democrats...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 10, 2011; 8:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (53)
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EXCLUSIVE: New Chris Christie Video

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is out with a new video, obtained exclusively by Right Turn: What's this all about? Well, it is, most immediately, all about his February budget address, in which he made this offer: So today,...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 7, 2011; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Obama officials praise those who support them

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Monday finally had enough of President Obama's hectoring. (Obama at the National Governors' Association meeting on Monday pronounced, "I don't think it does anybody any good when public employees are denigrated or vilified or their...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 1, 2011; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
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Friday question answered

On Friday, I asked how the Wisconsin labor standoff is going to turn out and how will it impact the 2012 Republican primary race. A number of readers predicted that Gov. Scott Walker will prevail. Iowahawkeye writes: Walker's already won....

By Jennifer Rubin  | February 28, 2011; 8:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
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Gov. Rick Perry's dream: Make the federal government as innocuous as possible

The nation's governors are in Washington for the National Governors' Association meeting. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, head of the Republican Governors' Association, sat down with a small group of bloggers to talk about his accomplishments and his view of federalism....

By Jennifer Rubin  | February 25, 2011; 10:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
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Breaking the logjam

Several events are moving in Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's favor in his standoff with state Democrats. First, the state assembly passed the collective-bargaining measure, raising the pressure on Democratic senators to end their obstruction. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that the...

By Jennifer Rubin  | February 25, 2011; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (81)
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