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  1. Scott Walker Heads Into 2016 Race With Wins on Gun Sales, Union DuesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    The Republicans who control Wisconsin's legislature are handing Governor Scott Walker a going-away bag full of goodies to sell along the campaign trail ahead of his expected formal entry into the presidential race next week. Among provisions likely to be passed in Madison during the closing days of the session are drug testing for some residents on public assistance, reduced tenure protection for university professors and a larger private-school voucher program.

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  2. Walker Heads Into 2016 Race With Wins on Gun Sales, Union DuesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The Republicans who control Wisconsin's legislature are handing Governor Scott Walker a going-away bag full of goodies to sell along the campaign trail ahead of his expected formal entry into the presidential race next week.

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  3. Debating the ruling on Douglas County school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Kevin Larsen, president of the Douglas County School District Board of Education, addresses the media about the Colorado Supreme Court's ruling on Dougco's school voucher program June 29. I commend this paper for its positions supporting educational choice twice in as many days. The Colorado Supreme Court's ruling on the Douglas County school voucher program was a regrettable decision that I hope the U.S. Supreme Court will take up and overturn.

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  4. DougCo School VouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    The Colorado Supreme Court ruling the Douglas County School District's controversial school voucher program unconstitutional in a split ruling June 29, 2015 at The Supreme Court of the State of Colorado downtown Denver. Shortly after the Colorado Supreme Court rejected Douglas County schools' pioneering voucher program last week, officials from the district all but pledged to seek relief from the highest court in the land, enlisting help from the "top legal minds in the United States."

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  5. Douglas County voucher supporters eye bigger legal fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    The Colorado Supreme Court ruling the Douglas County School District's controversial school voucher program unconstitutional in a split ruling June 29, 2015 at The Supreme Court of the State of Colorado downtown Denver. Shortly after the Colorado Supreme Court rejected Douglas County schools' pioneering voucher program last week, officials from the district all but pledged to seek relief from the highest court in the land, enlisting help from the "top legal minds in the United States."

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  6. Patrick grassroots board dissolves amid tea party grumbling over legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Texas' 2001 law offering in-state tuition to some college students in the country illegally and to pass school vouchers. Many signing the letter were members of Patrick's tea party citizen advisory board, including Fleming, a state tea party leader ...

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  7. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Joins Crowd of GOP CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Skanner

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said on Thursday. Having spent the past several months traveling the country, speaking to conservatives, courting voters and scoring well in some early polls, Walker will officially enter the race with a campaign announcement in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on July 13, the aides said.

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  8. Meyer: Dougco's school voucher ruseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Denver Post

    Douglas County School District Superintendent Liz Fagen, front right, answers questions during a press conference last Monday. The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Dougco's controversial school voucher program unconstitutional.

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  9. Kaminsky: What freedom should meanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Denver Post

    Kevin Larsen, Douglas County School District Board of Education president, addresses the media about the Colorado Supreme Court ruling the Douglas County School District's controversial school voucher program unconstitutional in a split ruling on June 29. One of the things I appreciate about Colorado - and, more generally, about the American West - is an ingrained appreciation for freedom. But there is a disturbing trend here and across the nation toward misunderstanding what freedom really is and a wider acceptance of dependence rather than the spirit of independence which we should be celebrating this July 4th weekend.

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  10. A blow to vouchersRead the original story

    Friday | Journal Gazette

    A school voucher program strikingly similar to Indiana's Choice Scholarship program was ruled unconstitutional by the Colorado Supreme Court on Monday.

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  11. Edd Doerr: A victory for public education and religious libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Camera

    The June 29 Colorado Supreme Court ruling against Douglas County's school voucher plan was a great victory for public education and for religious liberty, the right of citizens not to be taxed for the support of religious institutions. The ruling correlates nicely with the view of Colorado voters, who rejected vouchers at the polls in 1992 and 1998 by a landslide average margin of 63.5 percent to 36.5 percent.

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  12. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's advisory board dissolves after tea party grumblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Morning News

    ... Texas' 2001 law offering in-state tuition to some college students in the country illegally and to pass school vouchers. Many signing the letter were members of Patrick's tea party citizen advisory board, including Fleming, a state tea party leader ...

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  13. With social media tease, Wisconsin's Walker jumps into 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KBMT

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said on Thursday. Having spent the past several months traveling the country, speaking to conservatives, courting voters and scoring well in some early polls, Walker will officially enter the race with a campaign announcement in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on July 13, the aides said.

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  14. School vouchersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Cortez Journal News

    Douglas County, a growing Front Range suburban community, is an established conservative enclave south of Denver with a relatively high median income.

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  15. Constitutional challenge could be coming for Nevada private school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Students Isabel Onisile, 11, left, and Octavia McKindra, 11, attend a rally at the Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School at the National School Choice Week Capitol celebration in Carson City, on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. This week the Colorado Supreme Court struck down a policy allowing state education funds to be funneled into private schools on the grounds that giving public money to religious institutions violated the state's constitution.

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  16. GOP's Walker joins presidential packRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | MySanAntonio.com

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the Republican presidential race, aides said Thursday. Having spent the past several months traveling the country, speaking to conservatives, courting voters and scoring well in some early polls, Walker will officially enter the race with a campaign announcement in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on July 13, the aides said.

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  17. Editorial: Wrong Choice on Education Board, GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Senate seat and went on to serve in other key roles in the Patrick operation. She's a staunch supporter of school vouchers and has been active in the home-schooling movement since the 1990s. Those are not unimportant education issues, but they ...

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  18. Religious Bigotry in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Wall Street Journal

    This week the Colorado Supreme Court dusted off a relic from the state's anti-Catholic past to strike down a school voucher program. The charming result of this less-than-charitable secularism will be to deny poor children their right to a good education.

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  19. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker entering 2016 raceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said. The 47-year-old Walker planned to file the paperwork for his long expected candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, and kick off the 2016 campaign in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on July 13, the aides said.

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  20. Where They Stand: Scott Walker on issues of 2016 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Greenwich Citizen

    Where two-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stands on various issues that will be debated in the Republican presidential campaign, a race he's joining. As early as 2002, Walker supported creating a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the country illegally.

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