Wisconsin’s lawyer met with a hail of questions from U.S. appeals court judges while he tried to defend a state law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have local hospital admitting privileges.
Wisconsin’s Republican governor, Scott Walker, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Republicans and Democrats alike are “frustrated with the problems they see in the nation’s capital,” and declined to rule out mounting a 2016 presidential campaign.
Senator Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the next president should be “someone who’s leading the fight for free-market principles and the Constitution,” and who isn’t listening to “the established politicians.”
Napa Valley vintner Michael Marston voted for Jerry Brown in 2010, trusting the Democrat’s pledge that, with 26 years in California government, he could “lead a broken legislature out of a morass of poisonous partisanship.”
A Wisconsin law requiring voters to present a government-issued photo ID before being allowed to cast their ballots suppresses votes, a lawyer challenging the measure told a U.S. judge at the close of a two-week trial.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s 2011 legislation curbing the collective-bargaining rights of most public employees is constitutional, his attorney general told the state supreme court in a test of whether it infringes rights to free association and free speech.