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GOP 2016: Dissecting Scott Walker’s presidential campaign




 Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announces to supporters and news media gathered at the Waukesha County Expo Center that he will seek the Republican nomination for president on July 13, 2015 in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announces to supporters and news media gathered at the Waukesha County Expo Center that he will seek the Republican nomination for president on July 13, 2015 in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
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Wisconsin governor and GOP presidential hopeful Scott Walker is perhaps most known for slashing collective bargaining rights for most government employees in 2011, and in 2015, signing into a “right-to-work” law that made Wisconsin the 25th state in the nation to give workers the freedom to choose whether they want to join a labor union.

Walker’s presidential campaign seeks to build on those two victories during his governorship.

What is his political platform? What are his policies? What are his beliefs on issues ranging from education to reproductive rights to gay marriage to immigration?

Guests:

Patrick Marley, politics and statehouse reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He’s also co-authored with Jason Stein of “More Than They Bargained For: Scott Walker, Unions and the Fight for Wisconsin” (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013). He tweets @patrickdmarley

Jenna Johnson, Washington Post reporter covering Scott Walker and his presidential campaign. She tweets @wpjenna