John Kasich

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Scott Walker Takes Another Step Toward Presidential Run

Stepping closer to an all-but-inevitable White House bid, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has created a “testing the waters” committee that allows him to raise money for a presidential campaign.

06/18/2015

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In Midwest, GOP Shrinks From Union Battles

Fifteen months after taking control of Minnesota’s Legislature, Republicans have put a gay marriage ban on this November’s ballot, moved to expand gun rights and cast dozens of votes to cut state spending. But there’s one issue where they failed to get traction: watering down the strength of organized labor with a right-to-work law.

04/06/2012