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Does it matter if Scott Walker flip-flopped on immigration?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 2, 2015 at 11:09am
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Probable presidential candidate Scott Walker changed his mind on immigration, and it became major news.

This is ridiculous.

Via Fox News:

“My view has changed,” Walker said in a “Fox News Sunday” interview taped Friday. “I’m flat out saying it.”

Walker in 2013 said a plan in which illegal immigrants can become United States...

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WATCH: The #CPAC2015 Live Stream

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 2:30pm
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Whether you’re tea party, libertarian, establishment, or something in between, chances are you’ve heard about the Conservative Political Action Conference. CPAC serves as a rallying point for activists, a networking event for up and comers, and most importantly, a springboard for our deep bench of potential 2016 presidential candidates.

Every year, conservatives...

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Pre-CPAC Reader Poll Results

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:00am
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We had good participation in our Pre-CPAC Reader Poll, in which readers could pick up to 3 candidates.

Of course it’s not a “scientific” poll, it’s a snapshot of the Legal Insurrection Readership at a moment in time — more towards the conservative, Tea Party, libertarian …. definitely not “establishment” (however you...

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The Washington Post played ‘gotcha’ with Scott Walker (and lost)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 8:00am
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Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

The Washington Post’s Robert Costa and Dan Balz interviewed Scott Walker yesterday. Of everything they had opportunity to ask, they chose to ask Walker whether he thought Obama was a Christian.

How Walker’s opinion on the matter is remotely relevant or newsworthy is unclear to...

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Carly versus Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 20, 2015 at 7:00pm
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Carly Fiorina failed to win her 2010 bid against Barbara “Don’t Call Me Ma’am” Boxer.

Her campaign wasn’t great, but then again, which of the Republican candidates re...

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Pre-CPAC Reader Poll — Favorite Republican Candidates?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 20, 2015 at 10:30am
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POLL HAS BEEN RESTARTED (NOON EASTERN, 2-20) BECAUSE OF MISTAKES IN THE ORIGINAL. PLEASE VOTE AGAIN IF YOU ALREADY DID SO.

In my column yesterday at The Daily Caller, I asked: Will CPAC Thin Or Exp...

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Mike Rowe just solved Scott Walker’s biggest electoral problem

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 8:30am
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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker never finished college.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is teetering on the edge of a presidential run.

Do we have a problem here? Howard Dean thinks so:

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker didn’t graduate from college, and Howard Dean says it would be a problem if the Republican ran...

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Rick Perry: 2016 won’t be about good looks

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 13, 2015 at 8:30am
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Rick Perry may be polling in the single digits, but that hasn’t stopped the former Texas governor from pushing ahead with a messaging strategy that emphasizes experience over rhetoric, and results over flash.

Via the AP:

Perry, who is considering a second run for president, wrapped up a two-day trip to...

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How Scared is the Mainstream Media of Scott Walker?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 9:30am
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The same mainstream media that refused to demand Obama’s (still undisclosed) Columbia University records in 2008 (while reassuring us that he was brilliant) has taken a keen interest in ...

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New Hampshire poll shows close Republican primary

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 9, 2015 at 2:56pm
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The Republican primary race is neck-and-neck; Jeb Bush is still on top, but other top picks for the nomination are closing in.

A new Bloomberg Politics poll out of New Hampshire shows that, although Jeb Bush is leading (for now,) those numbers don’t necessarily translate to confidence and overall popularity with...

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Lindsey Graham not pleased with release of Gitmo prisoners

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 2, 2015 at 6:39pm
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Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) came out of nowhere last week with the announcement that he’s formed a presidential exploratory committee. Dubbed “Security Through Strength,” the committee will allow Graham to “test the waters” in an already crowded presidential primary field

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Remember—the Left is gearing up for 2016, too

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 2, 2015 at 11:42am
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Yesterday was Andrew Breitbart’s birthday.

It’s amazing to me to see how that man’s legacy has lived on, even as the conservative movement has changed so much over the past few years....

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Welcome to the Spotlight, Scott Walker

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 1:27pm
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Let the circus begin.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker brought down the house at the Iowa Freedom Summit last week; and ever since then, everyone from grassroots activists, to...

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Romney Bails on 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12:09pm
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Put down those homemade “I STILL BELIEVE IN AMERICA” signs, friends. Romney isn’t running.

Romney dropped the news on supporters and staff this morning over the course of two conference calls, reaffirming p...

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Dems set to target middle class in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:30am
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By now we’re all aware that the race for 2016 started before the ink was dry on the race for 2014. Even before President Obama delivered his already-partially-failed State of the Union slate of promises, we knew that he was go...

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Krauthammer: Scott Walker getting to 2016 Top Tier

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 8:30am
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Charles Krauthammer was on the O’Reilly Factor last night to discuss the Republican contenders for 2016. Wisconsin governor Scott Walker got some kind words from Dr. K, who said that his speech in Iowa last weekend changed things.

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You’ll notice in the video that O’Reilly and Krauthammer...

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“Scott Walker 2016 begins today.” WI Governor crushes #FreedomSummit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 3:49pm
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Just minutes ago at the Iowa Freedom Summit, one of 2016′s dark horses catapulted himself out of the murky waters of presidential speculation and into the spotlight.

That person was Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.

Even before Walker took the stage attendees knew that something big was about to happen:

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