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Team Screnock = Team Walker

Michael Screnock worked to defend Gov. Scott Walker’s agenda in court, now Team Walker campaigns for Screnock’s Supreme Court race.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/19/2018
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Stunning Special Election in Wisconsin Shows Scott Walker’s Foxconn Deal Isn’t the Political Winner It...

One Wisconsin Now, a major progressive non-profit in the state, says the deal has “absolutely” become a liability for Walker electorally.
the Intercept
01/19/2018
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Scott Walker to Call Special Session on Attacks on Poor, People of Color

Wisconsin Republicans led by Gov. Scott Walker announced a special session of the legislature devoted to renewed attacks on families struggling to get by.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/18/2018
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Scott Walker has nearly four times more cash than the Democratic field

Mike Browne, deputy director of One Wisconsin Now, said the Democratic fundraising total shows “a fair amount of enthusiasm” on the Democratic side.
Wisconsin State Journal
01/17/2018
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Scott Walker Hypocrisy Reaches ‘Biblical Proportions’

Scott Walker has failed to express remorse for his own appearance as a featured speaker sharing a stage with white nationalists at a conference three weeks ago.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/08/2018
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Gov. Scott Walker Praises Creators of Student Loan Debt Crisis

Scott Walker, who opposes a common sense student loan refinance plan, is “honoring” one of the nation’s most worst actors in the student loan crisis, Sallie Mae.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/05/2018
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Closing Lincoln Hills Does Not Absolve Scott Walker, Brad Schimel

Scott Walker and Brad Schimel ignored and then repeatedly failed to act on the mounting crisis at Lincoln Hills.
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One Wisconsin Now
01/04/2018
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Walker Says Tax Change Will Be $2,508 Cut for Typical Family

"It's the unfairness of the plan that is the flaw," said Scot Ross, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.
Associated Press
12/27/2017
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Five Year-End Questions Scott Walker Should Answer, But Probably Won’t

Like, "Who were the donors to your criminal legal defense fund?" and "Why are you speaking at a conference featuring white nationalists and a nazi?" And more!
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One Wisconsin Now
12/20/2017
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Scott Walker, Paul Ryan and Ron Johnson All Deserving of Holiday Jeer

In the midst of the holiday season, right-wing Wisconsin politicians have a busy week of spreading discord and looting the federal treasury.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/18/2017
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Scott Walker Extends Craven Campaign Cash Chase to Foreign Policy

Scott Walker has endorsed Donald Trump’s controversial announcement that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/07/2017
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Wisconsin DNR’s new legal counsel backed looser environmental rules

Governor Walker's administration has now put an anti-environmental zealot and a hired gun as the chief legal counsel tasked with protecting our clean air.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/30/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker Campaign Chair Helped Fund Project Veritas Sleaze

IRS records show a Milwaukee based fund gave significant financial support to James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/30/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker’s Choice: Taxpayer-Funded Ads Over Solutions

Scott Walker announced today he will spend millions of state tax dollars on a national marketing campaign to try to attract millennial workers to Wisconsin.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/29/2017
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Pedophile Patron Also Props Up Gov. Scott Walker’s Political Machine

Richard Uihlein – an enormous backer of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore – has donated millions to Scot Walker’s political operation.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/29/2017
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Scott Walker, Give Back the Pedophile Fan’s Funds

Gov. Scott Walker and the other politicians and groups that have taken money from Moore supporter Richard Uihlein should give his money back.”
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One Wisconsin Now
11/28/2017
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Walker plan to attend conservative event criticized

Scot Ross with the liberal activist group, One Wisconsin Now calls Gorka, a former assistant to President Donald Trump, “an actual Nazi.”
Wisconsin Radio Network
11/28/2017
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Walker to share stage with right-wing deplorables on Florida junke

Scott Walker is scheduled to share the stage at a Florida conference featuring some of the most extreme and divisive figures in American politics today.
Wisconsin Gazette
11/27/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker to Share Stage With Right-Wing Deplorables

Will Scott Walker Be Delivering His Remarks Under the Glare of the Spotlight or the Glow of a Tiki Torch?
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One Wisconsin Now
11/27/2017
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Democratic field for governor in Wisconsin is the most crowded in a generation

Crowded primaries can lead to unexpected results, said Scot Ross, who now serves as the executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/27/2017
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Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most states

One Wisconsin Now says repealing the deduction would have “the net effect of a massive property tax increase for Wisconsin homeowners.”
Associated Press
11/19/2017
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How often does Gov. Scott Walker, seeking re-election in 2018, hold events open to the public?

Since 2015, Scott Walker has not done a public event where you don't have to pay admission or be on an approved list. I mean, it is disgraceful.
Politifact
11/15/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker Joins ‘If It’s True’ Crowd

Meanwhile in an interview broadcast on Sunday, Gov. Scott Walker, joined those offering aid and comfort to Moore by falling back on the “if it’s true” refrain.
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11/13/2017
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Amid national gains and with an unpopular GOP president, Wisconsin Democrats are gaining hope

Scot Ross, director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said the glut of Democrats vying to unseat Walker shows the party’s enthusiasm about 2018.
Wisconsin State Journal
11/12/2017
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Statements on Gov. Scott Walker Signing Foxconn Contract

Scott Walker literally signed away our future, agreeing to a contract to send billions of our tax dollars to boost the bottom line of a foreign corporation.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/10/2017
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Rigged Bid Delivers Contract for Scott Walker’s Campaign Treasurer

A consulting firm owned by Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign treasurer Kate Lind received a state contract for services, after being the only one to bid on it.
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11/09/2017
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Walker Retreats From Foxconn Deal

As One Wisconsin Now, told Stein, if Walker isn’t mentioning Foxconn, it’s because the governor’s internal polling is showing the deal isn’t popular.
Urban Milwaukee
11/09/2017
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Before Ink Dry on Contract, Scott Walker Running from Foxconn Deal

Scott Walker Can Run From Deal, But Voters Won’t Let Him Hide From His Giveaway to Foreign Corporation
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One Wisconsin Now
11/08/2017
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Scott Walker’s campaign treasurer’s firm gets Capitol contract after being the only bidder

This rigged deal to give a state contract to Governor Walker's campaign treasurer's business is as sleazy as it gets.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/08/2017
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How Scott Walker is the worst governor for student loan borrowers

Analiese Eicher joins 414 Wisconsin to talk about how Scott Walker is the worst governor for student loan borrowers.
WRRD-AM
11/07/2017
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker downplays Foxconn because deal not a sure campaign winner

Scot Ross, head of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, noted Walker regularly gets polls of his own.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/06/2017
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Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker Launches Bid for Third Term

"You're not going to beat Scott Walker by promising he'll make Wisconsin worse," said Scot Ross.
Associated Press
11/06/2017
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For Student Loan Borrowers, Scott Walker Is America's Worst Governor

One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher released the following statements regarding Gov. Scott Walker's atrocious record on the student loan debt.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/06/2017
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Walker calls for ‘army of grassroots volunteers’

“You’re not going to beat Scott Walker by promising he’ll make Wisconsin worse,” said Scot Ross.
Associated Press
11/05/2017
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Ten Things to Know About Scott Walker, 2017 Edition

Scott Walker, who’s been running for political office for nearly his entire adult life, since 1992, is running for office again.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/03/2017
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Ten things to know about Scott Walker, 2017 edition

Scot Ross joins the Devils to discuss his new article, “Ten things to know about Scott Walker, 2017 edition”
WRRD-AM
11/03/2017
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Handicapping Scott Walker’s re-election prospects

“Scott Walker is able to do one thing well: campaign in the state of Wisconsin,” Scot Ross begrudgingly acknowledges.
Wisconsin Gazette
11/02/2017
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Scott Walker’s second term so far split between two distinct acts

Scot Ross said Walker's approach to cutting taxes for the wealthy... are reasons why the state has seen one of the largest declines in the middle class.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/29/2017
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They’re not terrorists, but they’re bullies for sure

The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now and others have pointed out that the Walker deal with the senators is nothing more than "log rolling."
Capital Times
10/27/2017
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Walker thanks Illinois Democrats for tax increases in ad for fellow GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner

Gov. Walker cutting an attack ad on jobs in Illinois is a bizarre move for a guy who broke his 2010 promise to create 250,000 jobs by 2014.
WITI-TV
10/25/2017
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PoltiFact: Scott Walker veers on NFL national anthem protests

There appears to be a wider political connection. The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now pointed out the timing. We give Walker a Half Flip.
PolitiFact
10/25/2017
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WEDC Fails to Meet Standards of Accountability on Foxconn Deal

Another audit finds Gov. Scott Walker’s WEDC continues to fail to meet even basic standards of accountability and competence.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/24/2017
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Right-Wing Florida Group Produces Campaign-Style Video Promoting Scott Walker

Scott Walker's 2018 Election Bid Kicks Off With Bradley Foundation Once Again Writing Checks to Support His Ambitions.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/20/2017
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Right-Wing Florida Group Produces Campaign-Style Video Promoting Scott Walker

Scott Walker has launched a campaign video, eerily at the same time as a 4 minute video featuring Walker is released by a group from Florida.
WRRD-AM
10/20/2017
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Defense Attorney or District Attorney?

A sleazy last-minute budget deal between Gov. Scott Walker and three GOP state senators has raised legal questions and drawn a request for investigation.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/18/2017
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Scott Walker’s Reverse Field on National Anthem Comes with Fundraising Pitch

Gov. Scott Walker first said he'd, “leave it up to them” whether to join peaceful protests of National Anthem, but yesterday reversed field.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/17/2017
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Amazon in the market for HQ2, angles for subsidies

“We saw from the Foxconn debacle Scott Walker is a terrible negotiator,” said Scot Ross of the statewide progressive group One Wisconsin Now.
Wisconsin Gazette
10/10/2017
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Shirts Promoting Scott Walker Foxconn Deal Foreign-Made

Wisconsin taxpayers are on the hook for billions of dollars as part of the largest state subsidy for a foreign corporation in history.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/09/2017
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Did Scott Walker Issue Order to Win GOP Senate Holdouts’ Budget Votes?

Did a sleazy budget deal between a desperate Gov. Scott Walker and three holdout Republican State Senators break the law?
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10/03/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker’s deal-making with senators raises questions of logrolling from opponents

Scot Ross said he had a tough time believing creating the inspector general's office was not part of the discussions with the senators.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
09/29/2017
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Gov. Scott Walker Mum on Trump-Pence-Ryan Proposed Tax Hike on Wisconsin

Hardworking Wisconsin Taxpayers Could Be Paying More So Wealthy, Multi-National Corporations Can Pay Less
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One Wisconsin Now
09/28/2017
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One Year Anniversary of Scott Walker’s Poor ‘Call a Bank’ Advice

Today marks the one year anniversary of Gov. Scott Walker advising Wisconsin borrowers to “call a bank”.
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One Wisconsin Now
09/27/2017
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The Republican Governors Association is spreading Russia-style fake news

Apparently, the Republican Governors Association, led by Scott Walker is spreading Russia-style fake news. The Devil’s talk to Scot Ross about it.
WRRD-AM
09/19/2017
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Scott Walker, RGA Jump on Fake News Bandwagon

The Gov. Scott Walker-led Republican Governors Association (RGA) has launched a propaganda website masquerading as a legitimate news outlet.
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09/19/2017
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Walker On Foxconn Bill Signing: Today Is One Of Those Days We Savor

Scott Walker, and the legislators that put the bill on his desk, are responsible for committing us to send billions to a foreign corporation.
Racine County Eye
09/18/2017
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US state grants $3 billion in tax incentives to Foxconn

The governor and state legislators "are responsible for committing us to send billions to a foreign corporation instead of investing it here," said Scot Ross.
AFP
09/18/2017
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Scott Walker to Sign Away $3 Billion to Subsidize Foreign Manufacturer

Today, Gov. Scott Walker is set to sign into law the largest state subsidy given to a foreign corporation in history.
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09/18/2017
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Foxconn Tax Incentives Clear Wisconsin Senate

One Wisconsin Now characterized A.B. 1 as the most costly state-funded tax credit package ever offered to a foreign corporation in U.S. history.
Bloomberg
09/13/2017
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Scott Walker’s Favorite Right-Wing Foundations Funding His Favorite Professor

Noah Williams has received grants worth $340,000 from right-wing mega funders Koch and Bradley Foundations this year.
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One Wisconsin Now
09/01/2017
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UW-Madison’s new CROWE think tank funded by Koch, Bradley

One Wisconsin Now revealed that in February, 2015, Williams used his UW-Madison email account to offer “economic analysis and advising” to Walker.
Capital Times
08/31/2017
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