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Scott Kevin Walker (b. November 2, 1967) is the 45th and current Governor of Wisconsin. A member of the Republican Party, Walker was first elected Governor in 2010 and was sworn in on January 3, 2011.

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Scorecard: How the GOP candidates fared in their 2nd debate

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, and Chris Christie talk together during a break in the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif.
Here's a look at how the eleven Republican candidates for president fared on Wednesday night. ...

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Scott Walker on the Boy Scouts’ ban on gay leaders

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Says he doesn't know whether being gay is a choice. ...

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Supreme Court decisions highlight political challenges facing GOP

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Jeb Bush
For the second time in two days, the Supreme Court struck at the heart of the Republican Party platform. Yet the response to Friday's same-sex marriage ruling was mild in comparison with the outrage that followed the court's decision Thursday ...

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Scott Walker calls Supreme Court marriage decision a ‘grave mistake’

Friday, June 26, 2015
Scott Walker
Walker said in a statement Friday that the states should have the right to decide whether to allow same-sex marriage. He also says the Constitution should be amended to include a definition of marriage as between a man and a ...

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Walker supports constitutional amendment to allow state bans on same-sex marriage

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, said Sunday he supports a constitutional amendment that would allow states to ban same-sex marriage. ...

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GOP 2016 hopefuls emphasize staunch opposition to same-sex marriage in Iowa stump

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Republican Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom 15th Annual Spring Kick Off, in Waukee, Iowa, Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Republican presidential hopefuls emphasized their staunch opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion rights Saturday before a crowd of social conservatives who hold significant sway in the state's leadoff presidential caucuses. ...

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Navigating same-sex marriage debate a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

Friday, April 24, 2015
GOP presidential hopefuls Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio
For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs - notably the presidential hopefuls - face a far more complicated landscape. ...

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Wisconsin governor trumpets opposition to abortion, same-sex marriage

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.)
MADISON, Wis. -- Republican Gov. Scott Walker hasn't said much publicly about his positions on abortion or same-sex marriage, but he proudly trumpets his stances on both issues in a letter to a conservative group whose endorsement he wants. ...

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Wis. governor says state will recognize same-sex marriages performed in June

Monday, October 13, 2014
Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.)
MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker says hundreds of same-sex marriages performed in June will be recognized by the state. There had been questions over whether those marriages would be legally recognized, since they happened when the same-sex marriage ban ...

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Wis. Democratic lawmakers ask Walker to drop same-sex marriage appeal

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison.
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Democrats are asking Gov. Scott Walker and fellow Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to drop their defense of the state's gay marriage ban, arguing it's a waste of money. Fifteen Democratic state senators and 25 ...

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