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Scott Walker's statements not always in line with actions

Scott Walker's statements not always in line with actions

In his first two weeks as a declared presidential candidate, Gov. Scott Walker has touted himself as someone who can unite the country behind conservative reforms that he passed in a blue state. It’s an appealing resume in a crowded Republican field from which no one has emerged as a front-runner. It also rings hollow to Walker’s many critics in Wisconsin. After Walker’s campaign manager said last week that the governor was “running as a uniter,” Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause Wisconsin, said the assertion was “like calling Donald Trump humble.” Among conservative activists, Walker has built a reputation for honesty, driven by a...

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