Scott Walker


  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- The morning after President Barack Obama announced his sweeping action to overhaul the U.S. immigration system, conservative groups and states were already pulling together legal strategies to dismantle the plan. Opponents said there will likely be a three-pronged legal approach to stymie Obama's moves: Congress could sue the president for...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- Soon after President Barack Obama announced his immigration plans on Thursday evening, Democrats and Republicans who might be angling for his job in 2016 weighed in on an issue that is almost certain to be at the center of their campaigns. Hillary Clinton, who lost the Democratic nomination to Obama in 2008 and is expected to make a run to be the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- President Barack Obama planned on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million illegal immigrants, as leading Democrats lined up behind the U.S. leader in the face of Republican attacks. Obama dispatched his chief of staff, Denis McDonough, to Capitol Hill for lunch with Senate Democrats who grilled him on the politics and...

  • Gov Walker wants drug tests for aid recipients Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

    Newly re-elected Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he's working a plan for drug testing for people seeking unemployment checks and food stamps.

  • Hillary Clinton is a big loser: Gov. Walker  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.), says Hillary Clinton in the White House would represent an extension of President Obama's term in office. It's put up or shut up time for the GOP, says Walker.

  • Ideal GOP candidate should do this: Gov. Walker  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.), discusses the hot button issues he would like to see Republicans tackle on Capitol Hill, including dropping corporate tax rates, implementing entitlement reform and drug-testing welfare recipients.

  • Gov. Walker's GOP message  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.) shares his thoughts on labor unions, entitlement reform, and public education.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- America's underperforming economy has been an albatross for President Barack Obama since he took office in 2009 and likely did his Democratic party few favors in midterm elections on Tuesday- but it may not have been the decisive factor. Hurt by Obama's general unpopularity, Democrats lost control of the Senate while Republicans...

  • Einhorn: Buying the dip  Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner shares highlights from his interview with David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital co-founder and President.

  • Why the Secret Service matters in the midterms Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies at a House hearing on the White House security breach, Sept. 30, 2014.

    Recent government missteps could cost the midterm elections for the Democrats, NBC News reports.

  • In gubernatorial races, it's the economy, 'stupid' Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET
    Scott Walker

    In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?

  • Gov. Walker slams funding allegations: 'Case over' Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    Court documents released Thursday alleged that Walker coordinated fundraising with outside conservative groups during a recall election.

  • Prosecutors: Gov. Walker part of 'criminal scheme' Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    Prosecutors allege Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was part of a criminal scheme to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups.

  • Loeb's latest letter to Sotheby's shareholders  Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports on the latest letter sent to Sotheby shareholders by Dan Loeb's Third Point, which states their nominees will "reinvigorate the board of directors."

  • Tough for Gov. Walker to win over GOP: Pethokoukis  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:40 PM ET

    CNBC contributor Keith Boykin; James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio talk show host, discuss the possibility of Gov. Scott Walker as presidential candidate for 2016.

  • Gov. Walker's pro-growth solutions  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    Governor Scott Walker (R-Wis.), discusses tax cuts and pro-growth policies for the state of Wisconsin.

  • Governor Scott Walker, (R-Wis.), says need state-centered plans to reform health care, not federal.

  • Obamacare drives wedge between GOP governors Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 10:47 AM ET
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

    As Republicans draw up plans to use the troubled health care law against Democrats in elections next year, Obamacare is dividing Republican governors. The NYT reports.

  • Need to narrow focus: Gov. Scott Walker  Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., discusses his battle with state and local government unions over collective bargaining and benefit contributions.

  • ACA made promise nobody could deliver: Walker  Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., weighs in on the Obamacare rollout. The public realizes the policy itself is an "abysmal failure," he says.