Kent Covington
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Scott Walker's conservative street cred is funding his campaign

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 7/15/15, 12:55 pm

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Scott Walker's presidential campaign off to a fighting start

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington
Posted 7/13/15, 09:15 pm

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is ready to take his conservative brand of blue-collar populism to White House. The Republican governor made his long-expected Oval Office bid official Monday, first online and then in person.

Walker made an early morning announcement via Twitter, stating, “I’m in. I’m running for president because I believe Americans deserve a leader who will fight and win for them.”

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Bernie Sanders' socialism could be a problem for fellow Democrats

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by Nick Eicher & Kent Covington
Posted 7/08/15, 10:40 am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist, is surging in the polls, and becoming a problem for his fellow Democratic presidential contenders.

“The greed of corporate America and the millionaire class has got to end, and we are going to end it for them!” Sanders declared at a recent rally.

Last week, Sanders drew an animated crowd of nearly 10,000 in Madison, Wis. He told supporters Obamacare was merely a good start. As he sees it, government-provided healthcare is a right for all Americans.

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