Politics Incarnate Category Archive


  • Brian Hagedorn’s College Classmates Saw Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate’s Political Ambition

    Despite Brian Hagedorn’s Denials, Evidence Shows Intent to Use Courts to Advance His Agenda.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/19/2019
  • The Eternal Campaign of Scott Walker

    One Wisconsin Now added the totals and found Walker has earned $2,263,058 in salary since 1993 from his jobs in state and county government.

    Urban Milwaukee, 01/08/2019
  • Democrats Argue the Case Against a Third Scott Walker Term

    Gov. Scott Walker has a list of reasons he says he should be re-elected to a third term. And over the past year he has traveled the state and spent millions on...

    La Crosse Tribune, 08/05/2018
  • In Trump’s Shadow, Scott Walker Seeks 3rd Term As Wisconsin Governor

    As incumbent Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker seeks reelection to a third term, he may be in for a rough road ahead that reflects the GOP’s struggle to hold onto its identity in...

    ABC News, 08/02/2018
  • Gov. Walker Addresses Supporters Ahead of Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

    He stressed that even though he’s running for a fourth time, it won’t be an easy race. He said he thinks the Democratic side is angry and he wants to counter that...

    WTMJ-TV, 07/12/2018
  • Twenty-Five Years of Scott Walker

    It’s officially Scott Walker’s 25th anniversary in his self-described “government hammock.”

    Scot Ross, 06/28/2018
  • Scott Walker Is Quietly Keeping His National Profile Alive

    Those close to Walker insist his first priority is reelection in Wisconsin. But they also acknowledge that Walker is methodical and strategic about his endorsements, and that a governor whose political identity...

    BuzzFeed News, 04/02/2018
  • Scott Walker Was Elected in Special Election

    Scott Walker’s been in office for so long he seems to have forgotten it was a special election that got him into the government hammock 25 years ago.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/28/2018
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s Fight to Win Back Wisconsin for Democrats, Explained

    First thing Walker does in the morning is check the polls, stick his finger in the air, and then figure out how to spend our tax dollars based on the first two.

    Vox, 03/15/2018
  • Scott Walker’s Election Year State of State Promise Primer

    Career politician Scott Walker is in full election mode, ensuring today’s State of the State speech will be loaded with slogans and election year promises.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/24/2018
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/03/2017
  • Candidate Scott Walker: The Neverending Story

    The November 2018 election is more than 600 days away, but for Scott Walker political campaigning is a never-ending story.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/15/2017
  • Walker Says He Wouldn’t Run for Re-election Had Clinton won

    Walker made his comment in an interview Friday on MSNBC. Walker has not said whether he will run for a third term in 2018, but he’s raising money and taking steps as...

    Washington Times, 01/30/2017
  • Career Politician Scott Walker, Addressing State Big Biz Lobby Before Holding Fundraiser for Himself, Reports ‘Interest’ in Re-Election Bid

    The least surprising news of 2017 is Scott Walker – who has spent nearly all of his adult life running for office – will be running for political office, again.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/15/2016
  • Walker Won’t Run for President Again As Sitting Governor

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that he won’t run for president again as a sitting governor and that he intends to use his prime-time speech at the Republican National Convention this...

    St. Paul Pioneer Press, 07/18/2016
  • As Scott Walker Reaches 50 Listening Sessions, Critics Continue to Question Invite-only Policy

    Gov. Scott Walker’s office has asked legislators, lobbyists, state agency heads and local economic development agencies to help select attendees for the governor’s invite-only listening sessions throughout the state, records show. The...

    Capital Times, 07/15/2016
  • Cruz, Walker Embrace As Wisconsin Crowd Goes Silent for Palin

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, appearing with Cruz on stage for the first time since announcing his endorsement on Tuesday, embraced the Texas senator at the GOP’s Milwaukee County Fish Fry. Cruz now...

    NBC News, 04/02/2016
  • Special Treatment or Limited Access: State Policies Spell Out Who Can Talk to the Press

    While the policy has been in place since at least 2008, the agency’s monthly and quarterly employment data came under intense scrutiny after Gov. Scott Walker promised to add 250,000 private sector...

    La Crosse Tribune, 03/15/2016
  • Scott Walker Supporters Get a Fundraising Pitch — From Ben Carson

    Walker's campaign sent a fundraising solicitation for Carson's campaign via email, according to two separate email accounts maintained by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Capital Times, 11/12/2015
  • Gov. Scott Walker Previews More Partisanship on State High Court With Plot to Appoint Political Crony to Open Judicial Seat

    Gov. Scott Walker appears set to add to his record of cronyism, corruption and incompetence with the appointment of his political crony, Rebecca Bradley, to yet another judicial post, time a seat on the state’s high court.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/05/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Presidential Race Exit Might Propel Conservative Agenda

    The collapse of Gov. Scott Walker’s presidential campaign could actually propel conservative legislation in Wisconsin over the next several months. From ending all public money to Planned Parenthood to allowing state retailers...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/02/2015
  • Walker Commits to Finishing Term, Passing on Cabinet Post

    "Isn't Walker claiming he plans to serve his full term now eerily similar to his earlier claim?" asked Mike Browne of the liberal group One Wisconsin.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/23/2015
  • Scott Walker, in Elected Office Since Age 25, Says He’s Not a Career Politician

    Gov. Scott Walker denies he’s a career politician — even though he has been in elected office since he was 25 years old and first ran for office when he was 22.

    Associated Press, 09/02/2015
  • Scott Walker Says He’s a ‘public Servant,’ Denies Being a Career Politician

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who has been in elected office for about 22 years, denies being a career politician -- instead saying he's a "public servant."

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/01/2015
  • Ten Things That Do Not Intimidate ‘Unintimidated’ Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

    With the poll numbers for his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in free fall, former front-runner Gov. Scott Walker is desperately searching for a way to continue his 22 year career as a politician.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/21/2015
  • Scott Walker Saves His Punches for Hillary Clinton in First GOP Debate

    Scott Walker's always been willing to say anything to get elected, but tonight, he was willing to say nothing to get elected.

    Capital Times, 08/07/2015
  • Will Scott Walker Set Himself Apart in the GOP Debate? He Might Not Have to

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now also took issue with Walker’s “fresh face” pitch, arguing that he has, in fact, held elected office much longer than Clinton did.

    Capital Times, 08/05/2015
  • ‘He’s on His Way Out’: Panelists Discuss Effect of Scott Walker’s Presidential Bid on Wisconsin

    “It goes all the way back to his very first budget,” said Jenni Dye, research director at One Wisconsin Now, a liberal advocacy group. “Because one of his favorite things to talk...

    Capital Times, 07/29/2015
  • Top Adviser Says Walker Running As a ‘uniter’

    “If you look at the polls, the longer Walker runs for president, the more Wisconsin seems united against it,” said Scot Ross, director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Associated Press, 07/21/2015
  • Least Surprising Announcement of the Day: Career Politician Governor Scott Walker Running for Office

    That Gov. Walker is announcing today he is running for another political office is little surprise. He’s politics incarnate - having spent almost his entire adult life doing or saying whatever he needed to win an election.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/13/2015
  • Scott Walker’s War With Unions a Likely Boon for Fundraising in GOP Race

    “He will do or say anything to win an election. 2014 is in his rearview mirror. He’s looking at the presidency, and he’s making a different calculation now,” One Wisconsin Now told Al Jazeera in February.

    Al Jazeera, 07/10/2015
  • Scott Walker Heads Into 2016 Race With Wins on Gun Sales, Union Dues

    “I don’t know what that says about him, other than he can’t be trusted,” said Mike Browne, deputy executive director of One Wisconsin Now, a group that typically opposes Walker’s policies.

    Bloomberg, 07/06/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Politics

    Gov. Scott Walker is a masterful career politician, willing to do or say anything to get elected, and carefully cultivates relationships with key players.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Iowa Moment Continues With Fundraisers

    He has always operated in a system by which he looks for the next highest office. It’s unfortunate, because Scott Walker puts his political future ahead of the people of Wisconsin every time.

    Capital Times, 05/17/2015
  • Democrats Offer Counter Messages to GOP Candidates in Iowa This Weekend

    Ross accused Walker of being “all about the next election” and quickly shifting to a presidential campaign soon after he won reelection to a second term as Wisconsin’s governor this past November.

    Radio Iowa, 05/16/2015
  • Audio Reveals Walker’s ‘April Fool’ on Campaign Finance Laws

    Audio from an Iowa event in March reveals Gov. Scott Walker joking with the crowd about his effort to evade campaign finance laws.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/01/2015
  • Scott Walker Hits the Campaign Trail Armed With What Works (for Him)

    Prior to November’s Election Day, Walker was “utterly and completely dishonest about his intentions,” said One Wisconsin Now executive director Scot Ross.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 03/26/2015
  • Not-So-Sweet Sixteen Highlights the Lowlights of Gov. Scott Walker’s Deceit, Cronyism, Corruption and Incompetence

    We've unveiled our own “sweet sixteen”, highlighting the not so sweet deceit, cronyism and corruption and incompetence of Gov. Scott Walker’s tenure.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/20/2015
  • One Wisconsin Now Issues Walker Warning for New Hampshire

    One Wisconsin Now is warning New Hampshire voters to beware this weekend when Walker visits to audition for the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/15/2015
  • Right-wing CPAC Reels in Presidential Hopefuls

    “Gov. Walker has shown time and again that he will do and say anything to get elected,” said Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 03/12/2015
  • Flip Flop Alert: Will Walker’s Views on Ethanol ‘Evolve’ for Trip to Iowa Ag Summit?

    Just because he has a longstanding position on renewable fuel standards won’t stop him from saying whatever he thinks he needs to say now try to win an election.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/06/2015
  • One Wisconsin Now Research Reveals Gov. Walker Campaign Co-Chair As Major Financier of Propaganda Campaign Paving Way for Wrong For Wisconsin Right to Work Law

    Once again we see Michael Grebe and his Bradley Foundation paving the way for Gov. Walker’s right-wing, Tea Party agenda with a massive propaganda campaign.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/23/2015
  • Gov. Walker’s Profile in Cowardice on the ‘Wrong for Wisconsin’ Right to Work Law Provides Preview for Nation

    Scott Walker is politics incarnate and he will say and do anything to get elected. He did it before and he’s doing it again. Far from being unintimidated, he is a profile in cowardice.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/20/2015
  • Liberal Activists Hurl Insults at Iowa-bound Republicans

    Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now zapped Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, pegging him as a career politician who's spent "75 percent of his adult life in office."

    Des Moines Register, 01/23/2015
  • Leaving His Job in Wisconsin Behind Gov. Walker Hits the Presidential Campaign Trail

    Before jetting off to California to meet with the right-wing billionaire Koch brothers he’s making a stop in Iowa to address Tea Party Republican Rep. Steve King’s Freedom Summit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/23/2015
  • Democrats Slam Scott Walker’s Presidential Dreams After State of the State

    The governor had planned to travel Wisconsin on Wednesday in a State of the State tour, but an email obtained by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now showed that the trip was...

    Capital Times, 01/15/2015
  • Walker 2016: Well, That Didn’t Take Long

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross noted that Walker’s weekend presidential posturing follows his election night speech in which he made mention of “Washington” as frequently as “Wisconsin.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/10/2014
  • Walker Personally Oversaw Response to O’Donnell Park Tragedy, He and His Team Put Political Concerns First

    Gov. Scott Walker worked simultaneously with his campaign staff and county aides in coordinating responses to media inquiries, open records requests and news stories about the 2010 O’Donnell Park tragedy, according to...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/30/2013