Union-busting Republican Walker joins crowded White House race

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker earned national attention for his protracted battle with labor unionsWisconsin’s union-busting Governor Scott Walker announced on Monday that he is joining the crowded field of Republicans jostling to be the party’s presidential nominee, arguing he can sell his conservative record to mainstream America. Walker, who vaulted into national prominence when he picked a fierce fight with labor unions, declared his widely expected 2016 White House run on Twitter early Monday before addressing supporters in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Walker, 47, becomes the 15th major Republican to join the race.

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