Skip to comments.Scott Walker endorses Doug Ducey in Arizona governorís race
Posted on 05/18/2014 2:19:24 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is wading into the crowded Arizona governor's race by throwing his support behind state treasurer Doug Ducey (R) Wednesday morning.
"Doug Ducey demonstrates the kind of conservative, common-sense leadership that our party needs in Arizona," Walker said in a statement shared with Post Politics by Ducey's campaign. "Hes not afraid of taking on tough challenges, and thats why I know hed be a great Governor."
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Tom Horne is already being primaried from the left for AG.
And this is the way the media treats Republicans at every level of the game, while their pals get no scrutiny.
Rand Paul's immigration speech...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.[Posted on 03/19/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Perdogg]
Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.
Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.
Let's start that conversation by acknowledging we aren't going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.
If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...
This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.
Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.
Rand Paul calls on conservatives to embrace immigration reformLatinos, should be a natural constituency for the party, Paul argued, but "Republicans have pushed them away with harsh rhetoric over immigration." ...he would create a bipartisan panel to determine how many visas should be granted for workers already in the United States and those who might follow... [and the buried lead] "Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers...[Posted on 04/21/2013 1:52:42 PM PDT by SoConPubbie]
[but he's not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]
Hopefully not the democrat, he endorsed the lesbian in 2002 when she was in a competitive election with conservative Republican Matt Salmon that she "won" by the skin of her teeth. Saint Arpaio's endorsement may have been the difference. He still hasn't apologized as far as I know.
Only endorsement he's made so far this year that I can find is for Bob Barr in Georgia CD-11, which is another BAD choice.
Anyway, ignoring your jihad to paint Scott Walker as a supporter of open borders, there is a very wide field of Republican candidates, oddly including former California Congressman Frank Riggs. I don't know who the best choice is but based on his endorsement history I sure as hell wouldn't give automatic support to whomever Arapio endorses.
Salmon is the weakest of the Arizona House Republicans.
Fascinating, I wonder why Arapio endorsed him in his comeback in 2012 then.
Anyhow, it was unconscionable and unjustifiable that he supported Butch for Governor in 2002. And it’s idiotic that he supports Bob Barr today.
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker urged tea party activists Sunday to focus on defeating Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections, not challenging Republicans they think are insufficiently conservative during primary season.
The potential 2016 Republican presidential contender appeared on CNNs State of the Union with host Candy Crowley:
CROWLEY: When Republicans on Capitol Hill agreed to a budget agreement before they left for the holiday recess, Speaker John Boehner came out and really took on conservatives tea party-types for having an undue influence on some of his members that have blocked, famously, a number of things that we know that Speaker Boehner wanted to do. What do you think the role of the tea party is in 2014 in terms of Republican primaries or even moving into the generals? Are they on the rise in power or on the wane?
WALKER: Well, its hard to say because theres no one monolithic group thats the tea party. What Ive seen over the years is frustration build across my state and across the country, particularly with the federal government, where people thought the government had grown too big, too expansive, too [much] a part of our lives and Obamacare was kind of the last straw a few of years ago. People showed up at the congressional town hall meetings, and when people didnt feel like they were listened to, then they took out their frustration particularly in the 2010 election. I think that to a degree is healthy if it is focused in the right way. But one of the things I said after the budget compromise is for people who didnt like it, who didnt think it was good enough, the answer is not to take it out on House Republicans or in primaries, the answer is to go to Kentucky or excuse me, to go to Louisiana or go to Arkansas, or go to North Carolina, or Alaska, where there are senators facing reelections as Democrats, and go and help in those elections and elect new Republicans to come, because a year from now things will be much different if Republicans hold the United States Senate. Dont focus on the people in office; focus on those who you would like to replace.