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Friday Jul 25 | Sea Coast Echo

Locals write letters in support of Scott Walker

Several local citizens - including a Hancock County supervisor - wrote letters supporting former Congressional aid Scott Walker, who was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison this week for his role in a corruption scheme with the Department of Marine Resources.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Federal Prisons, Prison

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Scott Walker Received Money From Companies That Outsource Jobs, Despite Criticizing Rival

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has received $68,500 in campaign donations from corporations that outsource jobs, according to a report from Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based WQOW, which referenced data from Walker's latest campaign finance report.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Pop/Rock, Eau Claire, WI, Outsourcing

Tue Jul 22, 2014


GOP outraises Democrats in major statewide races

Republican candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general all reported having significantly more money than their challengers Monday, another sign of the challenge facing Democrats this fall.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Waukesha County, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Dane County, WI

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Scott Walker + Sunn O))): Soused

When Sunn O))) first approached Scott Walker about appearing on their 2009 albumMonoliths & Dimensions, little did they know what it would actually lead to.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Walker Brothers


Burke: Walker ad reveals lack of global knowledge

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke took aim Monday at Gov. Scott Walker's business knowledge, saying an ad in which he criticizes Trek Bicycle Corp. shows how poorly he understands how the global marketplace works.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Milwaukee, WI

Sat Jul 19, 2014

My Mother Lode

Given life term, drug offender hopes for clemency

Arrested and jailed at 25, then sent to prison two years later, Walker couldn't imagine spending his life behind bars for dealing drugs.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Avant garde artist and former pop star Scott Walker to release new collaboration

Legendary and sometimes hermit-like singer/songwriter Scott Walker will team-up with drone metal band Sunn O))) on an album to be released on 4AD Records in September, 2014.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ambient, The Walker Brothers

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scott Walker call to repeal Common Core may be easier said than done

But his plan to have lawmakers pass a bill that repeals and replaces the standards might be easier said than done, especially because the standards are voluntary for districts.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, US Governors, US News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

USA Today

Wis. Gov. Scott Walker's security costs under fireWis. Gov. Scott...

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, is catching flak for increased security costs paid for by his state's taxpayers.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Pop/Rock, Rick Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Jim Doyle

The Washington Post

Gay marriage in 2014 and beyond

At a time Republicans are coming to grips with the revolutionary shift in Americans' attitude toward gay marriage, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie seemed muddled this weekend, perhaps trying to make a play for social conservatives - on the one issue that is a dead-bang loser with non-Republicans and increasingly with young Republicans.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Chris Christie, US Governors, Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, Terry Branstad

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Walker praises Chris Christie on his RGA leadership, stops short of speculating on his future

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker praised Gov. Chris Christie for his leadership at the Republican Governors Association, but is unwilling to speculate on Christie's future.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Scott Walker, Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Forward Lookout

Who Influences Your Madison?

And is that influence bad or good? Yesterday the on-line version of In Business Magazine came on-line and I'm listed as one of the top 25 most influential people in Madison .


Related Topix: Madison, WI, Pop/Rock, Social Software

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Scott Walker and Sunn O))) to collaborate on Scott O)))

Details of the project are scant, but a source at 4AD, the label which is releasing the collaboration told The Quietus : "They're working together and there is a record coming later in the year."


Related Topix: Ambient, Pop/Rock, The Walker Brothers