At awkward time, Wisconsin's Walker faces GOP rift

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker points to a property tax graph on a stop at the Wausau, Wis., Municipal Airport. Walker has rolled over his Democratic opponents in Wisconsin. But as he prepares for the possibility of taking his winning record to the presidential campaign, Walker is running into trouble from his own overwhelmingly Republican Legislature. Walker is confronting lawmakers who want to flex their increased political power by wading into difficult issues, such as right to work, to score major conservative victories. (AP Photo/Wausau Daily Herald, T'xer Zhon Kha)MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker has rolled over his Democratic opponents in Wisconsin, shutting down their allies in labor unions, turning back attempts to recall him and handily winning re-election in November.

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