Since November 2012, Gov. Scott Walker has been traveling the country looking a lot like a 2016 presidential candidate, and as of July 13, 2015, he is one. Here are his trips outside of Wisconsin.

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Five stops in Iowa

Walker returns to Iowa, hosting meet-and-greets in Onawa, Missouri Valley, Harlan and Hamlin as well as a speech in Denison.

Read more Aug 26, 2015

Busy day in Carolinas

Walker visits an industrial equipment supplier in Matthews, North Carolina, and the Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He also hosts a meet-and-greet in Fort Mill, South Carolina, and participates in the Faith & Freedom Barbecue hosted by U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan in Anderson, South Carolina.

Read more Aug 24, 2015

Emphasizing the South in Tennessee

Walker tries to emphasize how important Tennessee and the South are to his campaign strategy in a speech in Franklin, Tennessee. He mentions Ronald Reagan at least four times in a 20-minute speech, most of which is on foreign policy.

Read more Aug 23, 2015

Keynote speech at Talladega

Walker is the keynote speaker at the Alabama Republican Party's summer luncheon in Talladega, boasting "solid conservative" credentials. He also stops at barbecue restaurant in Birmingham.

Read more Aug 22, 2015

Stops in two more N.H. cities

In New Hampshire stops in Derry and Goffstown, Walker continues on his "unintimidated" theme. He also speaks with CNBC, saying he is neither for nor against the idea of birthright citizenship.

Read more Aug 21, 2015

Afternoon speech draws around 60

About 60 voters turn out to see Walker speak during the afternoon in Sunapee, New Hampshire,

Read more Aug 20, 2015

Town hall meeting in New Hampshire

Walker holds a town hall-style meeting in Barrington, New Hampshire, telling an audience of about 150 about his health care plan and other government reforms. He also speaks at an education forum in Londonderry.

Read more Aug 19, 2015

Unveils health care plan in Minnesota

In a campaign event at a machine parts manufacturer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Walker unveils his health care blueprint, called The Day One Patient Freedom Plan.

Read more Aug 18, 2015

Speech at Iowa State Fair

A speech at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines brings Walker face to face with protestors, to whom he says: "I am not intimidated by you, sir, or anyone else out there." Walker's campaign seizes on the interaction.

Read more Aug 17, 2015

Barbecue in rural Nevada

In rural Gardnerville, Nevada, Walker joins Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson and Ted Cruz in speaking to more than 1,500 people at the Basque Fry barbecue hosted by a PAC associated with Nevada's attorney general. He also hosts a meet-and-greet in Reno.

Read more Aug 15, 2015

Speech in suburban Chicago

In the GOP-friendly Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Walker says he'll challenge the Republican leadership in Congress.

Read more Aug 13, 2015

South Carolina swing

Walker stops in Spartanburg and Gaffney, South Carolina, saying a focus on racial discord only leads to more racial discord.

Read more Aug 9, 2015

Speech at RedState Gathering

At the conservative RedState Gathering in Atlanta, Walker talks about Iran, Russia and tax cuts.

Read more Aug 8, 2015

Lunch in Cleveland

A day after the opening debate, Walker meets voters at Cleveland's Slyman's Restaurant. He ordered a corned beef sandwich with Swiss cheese, lemonade and potato salad.

Read more Aug 7, 2015

First GOP debate

As others focus on Donald Trump in the first Republican debate in Cleveland, Walker targets Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

Read more Aug 6, 2015

N.H. candidate forum

After being duped into a photo with an unflattering message, Walker takes part in a candidate forum in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Read more Aug 3, 2015

Speech at Koch summit

In a Dana Point, California, speech in front of conservative donors aligned with Charles Koch, Walker says he's the "fresh face" that could beat a Democratic candidate.

Read more Aug 1, 2015

Talking back against Trump in Iowa

Walker makes stops in Iowa and in Sidney, says Donald Trump has been using Democrats' talking points to attack him.

Read more Jul 31, 2015

New York fundraiser

Walker appears on Park Avenue for a breakfast fundraiser and policy discussion costing $2,700 per person.

Read more Jul 30, 2015

Breakfast in Connecticut

Walker is scheduled for a breakfast in Greenwich, Connecticut, that is a $1,000-minimum per person fundraiser.

Read more Jul 29, 2015

In Philly, make his American

Walker gets criticized for asking for American cheese on his cheesesteaks at two Philadelphia landmarks. He also speaks to voters in York County.

Read more Jul 28, 2015

Stops in Illinois

Walker visits Bloomington, Illinois, and Chicago, where at the Billy Goat Tavern he declines to attack GOP rivals.

Read more Jul 27, 2015

Fundraiser in St. Louis

Walker attends a fundraising event in his name hosted by Rex and Jeanne Sinquefield in St. Louis. He also meets voters in Olivette, Missouri.

Read more Jul 26, 2015

Keynote at ALEC

In San Diego, Walker delivers the keynote address to the American Legislative Exchange Council, saying he would pick apart key parts of the Barack Obama presidency.

Read more Jul 23, 2015

Stop in Nashville

In Nashville, Tennessee, Walker talks about the recent attack on military recruiting centers.

Read more Jul 22, 2015

Iowa trip wraps up

The final day of a three-day swing through Iowa takes Walker to Marshalltown, Cedar Falls, Plainfield and Dubuque. In Cedar Falls, he attends a fundraiser for state Rep. Pat Grassley, the grandson of Sen. Chuck Grassley.

Read more Jul 19, 2015

Family Leadership Summit

After stops in Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Carroll and Haverhill, the Iowa trip moves to Ames for the Family Leadership Summit, where Walker denounces Donald Trump for saying John McCain isn't a war hero.

Read more Jul 18, 2015

RV tour through Iowa

The tour moves to Iowa, where Walker and his custom-wrapped RV go to Davenport, Cedar Rapids and Urbandale. In Cedar Rapids, he says military recruiting centers should have armed personnel after a shooting in Tennessee.

Read more Jul 17, 2015

Announcement tour moves to N.H.

Walker stops in two New Hampshire cities — Amherst and North Hampton — as he continues his post-announcement tour. In Amherst, he tries to play up being an "independent guy."

Read more Jul 16, 2015

Stops in S.C., Georgia

On little sleep, Walker has campaign stops in three South Carolina cities — Charleston, Lexington and Mauldin — before a fundraiser in Atlanta.

Read more Jul 15, 2015

Las Vegas speech

Making his first campaign stop after his July 13 announcement, Walker tells a crowd at a Las Vegas Harley-Davidson dealership about how he "took on the unions and won" in Wisconsin.

Read more Jul 14, 2015

Speech at Colorado conservative event

In his speech at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Walker details how he can be a tough opponent for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Unlike other GOP presidential hopefuls, he doesn't discuss the U.S. Supreme Court, which a day earlier released its ruling allowing same-sex marriage nationwide.

Read more Jun 27, 2015

Speech at Road to Majority conference

At an event in Washington organized by the Faith and Freedom Coalition, Walker reacts to a mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, and, speaking with reporters, avoids the topic of the Confederate flag.

Read more Jun 20, 2015

Keynote speech in Philadelphia

Walker is the keynote speaker in the Keystone State, addressing the National Republican Leadership Conference in Philadelphia. He criticizes President Obama for saying climate change, not radical Islamic terrorism, is the biggest national security threat.

Read more Jun 20, 2015

Trade meeting in Quebec

In Quebec City, Walker is one of eight U.S. governors to meet with the premiers of Ontario and Quebec to talk trade and threats to the Great Lakes. Walker has a private, 20-minute meeting with Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard.

Read more Jun 13, 2015

Stop at Mitt Romney's summit

In Park City, Utah, Walker spends the day in meetings and doing interviews during the E2 Summit launched by former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, where candidates can reach out to a large support network.

Read more Jun 11, 2015

Harley ride in Iowa

In Boone, Iowa, Walker takes part in U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst's motorcycle ride. In a meeting with reporters later, he fires back at Hillary Clinton over voter ID.

Read more Jun 6, 2015

Kicking off North Carolina convention

In Raleigh, North Carolina, Walker celebrates national doughnut day with Lt. Gov. Dan Forest at Krispy Kreme before speaking at the state GOP convention.

Read more Jun 5, 2015

Touting ties to Florida

In Orlando, Florida, the governor talks up his connections to the state after earlier suggesting he might leave the state for Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio to battle over.

Read more Jun 2, 2015

Stop in Atlanta

Walker meets with local elected officals, party leaders and activists in Atlanta.

Read more Jun 1, 2015

Appearance in New Hampshire

The governor makes his third trip of the year to New Hampshire, where he attends a number of events and tries to separate himself from a growing pack of Republican presidential candidates.

Read more May 29, 2015

Speech at Southern Republican Leadership Conference

In Oklahoma City, Walker is the first headliner to speak at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, impressing the crowd with claims of being the only conservative who's won elections and legislative battles.

Read more May 22, 2015

Meeting with House Republicans

On Capitol Hill, Walker tells a group of about 75 GOP representatives in a closed-door meeting to envision ways to work with a majority in both houses and a bold conservative as president.

Read more May 19, 2015

Speech to school choice advocates

In a speech to the American Federation for Children in New Orleans, Walker emphasizes his commitment to voucher schools, calling them a moral and economic imperative.

Read more May 18, 2015

Return to Iowa

In West Des Moines, Iowa, Walker talks about his trip to Israel and compares the feeling there to the United States the day after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Read more May 16, 2015

Meeting with Netanhayu

During his trip to Israel, the governor meets with President Benjamin Netanyahu. Walker restricts media access during his trip to Israel, with only tweets and photos released.

Read more May 12, 2015

Arrives in Israel

Walker arrives in Israel at the start of a five-day visit in which he's scheduled to take a helicopter tour of the country and meet with President Benjamin Netanyahu. The trip is paid for by the Republican Jewish Coalition and Walker's political organization Our American Revival.

Read more May 10, 2015

South Carolina forum

In Greenville, South Carolina, Walker is one of a handful of potential GOP presidential candidates to speak at a forum sponsored by Citizens United. The governor takes aim at President Obama's proposed nuclear deal with Iran.

Read more May 9, 2015

Stops in Michigan

Walker speaks at a luncheon before delivering the keynote address at a Lincoln Day dinner near Detroit. At the latter, he blasts President Obama for not doing enough to win the release of a Michigan man held hostage in Iran since 2011.

Read more May 4, 2015

Reception with Massachusetts fiscal conservatives

In Boston, Walker speaks at an afternoon fundraiser for the Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, a conservative group. A donation of $1,000 is suggested, with "young professional" donations of $500 available.

Read more Apr 27, 2015

Appearance at Machine Shed restaurant

In Urbandale, Iowa, Walker speaks to a number of Iowa caucus voters who have already made up their mind that he's their candidate for 2016.

Read more Apr 25, 2015

Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Forum

Walker reads a devotion from the book "Jesus Calling" by Sarah Young in his speech at an event in Waukee, Iowa, that also featured Bobby Jindal, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz.

Read more Apr 25, 2015

Northwest Iowa Republican Fundraiser

Walker speaks for more than 30 minutes on immigration, right-to-work legislation, Planned Parenthood and voter ID in Sheldon, Iowa. He also plays up his Iowa roots and his faith.

Read more Apr 24, 2015

Visit to Minnesota State Capitol

Walker makes an unannounced visit to meet with Republican state lawmakers while on official state business in St. Paul, Minnesota. The governor says he talked with Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt about reforms he implemented in Wisconsin that could work across the border.

Read more Apr 23, 2015

Speech to NYC's Empire Club

In New York, Walker gives a private speech to a group of Republican donors known as the Empire Club. Supporter David Koch says the governor spoke about education for 15 minutes, but details about the closed-door discussion are scant.

Read more Apr 20, 2015

Nashua candidate forum

Walker is the final speaker in the First in the Nation Forum in Nashua, New Hampshire, and the largest applause comes when he mentions Wisconsin's voter ID law.

Read more Apr 18, 2015

Trade mission to Europe

The governor and a Wisconsin trade delegation attend the opening ceremony of the Hannover Messe trade show in Germany. The weeklong European trip also includes visits to France and Spain.

Read more Apr 12, 2015

National Rifle Association speech

Walker is among the "dozen Republican heavyweights" speaking at the group's annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee. He promotes his A-plus rating from the group, calling it "a badge of honor."

Read more Apr 10, 2015

Lincoln-Reagan Dinner in Texas

The governor is the keynote speaker at the annual event in Houston, and is introduced by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as someone who "governs like a Texan." Walker tells the crowd he can win in traditionally Democratic states.

Read more Mar 28, 2015

Tour of U.S.-Mexico border

The governor tours the border area with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in Weslaco, Texas, but does not address reporters.

Read more Mar 27, 2015

Speech to Arizona Chamber of Commerce

The Phoenix chamber's series of luncheons featuring potential presidential candidates draws the governor, but doors are closed to the media. A video, however, reveals that Walker suggests that being an Eagle Scout has prepared him to be the president.

Read more Mar 25, 2015

Fundraiser hosted by David Koch

The governor is among those scheduled to appear at a fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association at the 30,050-square-foot oceanside mansion of David Koch in Palm Beach, Florida.

Read more Mar 22, 2015

Retreat for Republican donors

In Boca Raton, Florida, the governor talks about the economy in front of high-money donors at an event also attended by Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie, Rick Perry, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, George Pataki and Donald Trump.

Read more Mar 20, 2015

Speech in South Carolina

In Columbia, South Carolina, the governor adds emphasis on his background as a Baptist preacher's son in a speech in the state that holds the South's first primary. He then met with Gov. Nikki Haley and state legislators.

Read more Mar 19, 2015

Gridiron Club Dinner

The governor pokes fun at himself and others at the annual comedy dinner featuring politicians in Washington. More than once, he referenced dropping out of college. "My goal tonight is to speak for 10 minutes," he said. "But don't worry. Once I get three quarters of the way through, I'll drop out."

Read more Mar 14, 2015

Speech in New Hampshire

In Concord, New Hampshire, in the only open event in a two-day trip to the state where the first primary is held, Walker counters charges of flip-flopping on issues and tries to emphasize his modest roots in contrast to Jeb Bush.

Read more Mar 14, 2015

Lunch with hedge fund managers

A source tells Business Insider that Walker dines in New York with hedge fund managers "of smaller funds with more of an 'entrepreneurial spirit.'"

Read more Mar 12, 2015

American Enterprise Institute meetings

Attempting to bolster his foreign-policy credentials, Walker books four sit-down meetings with scholars in Sea Island, Georgia.

Read more Mar 7, 2015

Rod Blum fundraiser

After appearing at the Iowa Ag Summit, Walker attends a fundraiser in Dubuque for U.S. Rep Rod Blum, R-Iowa, who may face a tough 2016 race in a Democratic-leaning district.

Read more Mar 7, 2015

Iowa Ag Summit

In a Q&A with GOP mega-donor and ethanol industry executive Bruce Rastetter in Des Moines, Iowa, the governor says he supports a "free and open market" on ethanol mandates but says he would be willing "go forward on continuing the renewable fuel standard."

Read more Mar 7, 2015

Club for Growth meeting

In Palm Beach, Florida, on the heels of being criticized for comparing Wisconsin protesters to the Islamic State, the governor talks foreign policy and is confronted by a board member who says Walker isn't prepared to speak on foreign policy.

Read more Feb 28, 2015

Speech at CPAC

At the meeting of conservative activists in National Harbor, Maryland, the governor says that standing up to 100,000 protesters during the Act 10 debate in 2011 prepared him to face threats posed by the Islamic State. Walker finishes second in the event's straw poll behind Sen. Rand Paul.

Read more Feb 25, 2015

Speech to National Religious Broadcasters

In Nashville, Tennessee, the governor delivers a 14-minute speech in which he affirms his opposition to abortion and a commitment to traditional marriage. He also pledges a positive campaign if he decides to run, but video also shows him saying "unlike some out there, I didn't inherit fame or fortune from my family." The comment is perceived by some as a knock on Jeb Bush.

Read more Feb 23, 2015

Dinner at the White House

Walker and other governors dine with the president, who points out that some among them hope to be residing in the White House in two years.

Read more Feb 22, 2015

National Governors Association meeting

The governor keeps a low profile upon arriving for the annual governors winter meeting in Washington, avoiding questions and slipping out a back door. A day later, he generates a media feeding frenzy by saying he doesn't know whether President Obama loves his country because he's never asked him.

Read more Feb 20, 2015

Private dinner with supply-side advocates

The governor attends a private dinner in New York hosted by economists Larry Kudlow, Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore, known for supporting tax cuts to spark economic growth. The event features a roundtable discussion between Walker, the hosts and what the Washington Post describes as "a mix of wealthy financiers and political personalities."

Read more Feb 18, 2015

Economic speech at Chatham House

The governor delivers an economic speech at a London think tank, but his non-responses to questions on evolution ("I'm going to punt on that one") and foreign policy ("I just don't think you talk about foreign policy when you're on foreign soil.") stand out.

Read more Feb 11, 2015

Meeting with British Prime Minister

During a trade mission to London with Wisconsin government and business officials, the governor says a private meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron was "very good." What was discussed was not disclosed.

Read more Feb 10, 2015

Speech at Reagan Birthday Dinner

In Eureka, Illinois, the governor speaks to members of the Ronald W. Reagan Society on the 104th anniversary of the former president's birthday. A "fan and admirer" of Reagan, Walker speaks of Reagan's "eternal sense of optimism in the American people" and notes that it's lacking in politicians today.

Read more Feb 6, 2015

Interview on ABC's "This Week"

In Washington, ABC News host Martha Raddatz grills Gov. Walker on foreign policy, asking him to provide specifics for a "big, bold, fresh idea in Syria."

Read more Feb 1, 2015

Speech at American Action Forum

Altering a phrase used to describe Madison, Walker calls Washington "68 square miles surrounded by reality" in reinforcing his view that the best ideas for America come from the states instead of D.C.

Read more Jan 30, 2015

Iowa Freedom Summit

In Des Moines, Iowa, Walker delivers a message of government reform and bold ideas to a group of conservatives at a forum organized by U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and Citizens United.

Read more Jan 24, 2015

Speech at RNC Winter Meeting

In Coronada, California, the governor delivers a "campaign style speech" to the Republicans' winter meeting, saying the party needs to find a fresh leader for the 2016 presidential nomination.

Read more Jan 15, 2015

Meeting with Sheldon Adelson

Walker is in Las Vegas for "public and private events," his campaign spokesperson says, one of which is meeting with the billionaire casino mogul and Republican donor.

Read more Dec 9, 2014

Republican Governors Association conference

Walker takes part in the opening session in Boca Raton, Florida, along with other potential presidential candidates, at one point sparring with Ohio's John Kasich on the 1995-96 federal budget dispute.

Read more Nov 19, 2013

McCloskey Speaker Series

In Aspen, Colorado, Walker is one of five governors to take part in the Aspen Institute's "Conversation with Republican Governors." He says President Obama and his allies measure government success by the number of people who receive assistance while Republicans measure it "by how many people are no longer dependent on the government."

Read more Jul 24, 2013

National Governors Association summer meeting

Walker, identified as a potential 2016 candidate in a Politico story, tells participants during one session in Nashville, Tennessee, that "Any Republican who's talking about anything other than [the 2014 elections] is doing a disservice to both the party and the country."

Read more Jul 12, 2013

Fundraiser for candidate Rob Astorino

Walker headlines a $500-a-plate fundraiser in Manhattan for Astorino, who is challenging Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Union leaders protest Walker's visit because of his efforts to pass anti-public union Act 10 in Wisconsin.

Read more Jun 9, 2013

Republican Jewish Coalition

Walker speaks at the coalition's annual spring meeting in Las Vegas. While he tells an audience that "any Republican who's talking about anything other than 2014 is doing a disservice both to the party and to the country" according to CNN, those in attendance include many contenders for the 2016 GOP nomination.

Read more Mar 28, 2013

Fox News Sunday

In Washington, Walker appears on Fox News Sunday along with Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, and Walker is questioned about the thousands of emails made public from the John Doe investigation of his staff when he was Milwaukee County executive.

Read more Feb 23, 2014

National Governors Association

Walker attends the group's annual Winter Meeting in Washington. On the first day, Friday, he speaks to reporters for the first time since Wednesday, when some 28,000 emails were made public from the John Doe investigation of his staff when he was Milwaukee County executive.

Read more Feb 21, 2014

Endorsement rally for Pete Ricketts

Walker headlines an event for Omaha, Nebraska, businessman Pete Ricketts. The Associated Press reports that Ricketts and his family gave Walker $175,000 during his 2012 recall fight and that a political action committee created by Ricketts' father donated another $245,000.

Read more Jan 27, 2014

Discussing "Unintimidated"

Walker tells audience members at an event in Philadelphia about his new book hosted by Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that it was a question from his wife, Tonette, about the need for Act 10 during the height of the protests that prompted a change in how he promoted the controversial law.

Read more Nov 22, 2013

Christian Science Monitor meeting

The governor tells reporters at a breakfast meeting sponsored by the Monitor in Washington that the "conventional wisdom" that a government whose branches are controlled by different parties is misguided. Such an arrangement leads to gridlock, he says, and doesn't facilitate reform.

Read more Nov 22, 2013

Morning Joe

ThinkProgress says Walker's remarks on the morning talk show in New York suggest that he is backing "away from his support for a pathway to citizenship," telling the Huffington Post's Sam Stein that he only supports "fixing the legal immigration system, not going beyond that."

Read more Nov 20, 2013

New York meeting

Politico reports that Walker "told a crowd of New York donors and activists on Monday that he's not ruling out his congressional colleagues for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, only that a governor would be 'ideal.'"

Read more Nov 18, 2013

Rally for Virginia GOP candidate Ken Cuccinelli

At a stop in Woodbridge, Maryland, and in Spotsylvania about 40 miles away, Walker touts Ken Cuccinelli as a candidate who "knows how to take on the special interests," also suggesting Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe "is going to side with the big government labor unions." McAuliffe narrowly wins in the Nov. 5 election.

Read more Nov 2, 2013

Fundraiser for Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad

Walker is among several potential GOP presidential candidates attending a fundraiser for Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad in Washington. The Des Moines Register reports, "It's 2½ years until the Iowa caucuses, but potential Republican presidential prospects have been making themselves known in Iowa."

Read more Sep 24, 2013

Republican National Committee fundraiser

Walker, along with U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Janesville, is among six potential presidential candidates who appear at a fundraiser for the RNC in New York hosted by New York Jets owner Woody Johnson. Neither Walker nor Ryan gets high billing, however, in a short MSNBC piece about the event.

Read more Sep 23, 2013

Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Conference

Walker, along with governors from other Midwestern states, attends and speaks at the group's annual conference in Tokyo. Walker's office reports that Japan is Wisconsin's fifth-largest trade partner.

Read more Sep 9, 2013

Washington Policy Center fundraiser

The Seattle Times reports of protests outside the Seattle hotel where Walker speaks for about 30 minutes, joking with the audience that he feels "quite at home." Walker tells the audience that conservatives should be optimistic and think courageously.

Read more Sep 5, 2013

Fundraiser for South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley

Walker, along with potential 2016 rivals Gov. Rick Perry of Texas and Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, speaks at Gov. Nikki Haley's re-election campaign kickoff in Greenville, South Carolina. Political analyst David Catanese says, "If Jindal's speech was hot and Perry's was comparably cool, Walker's was ... well, less is more?"

Read more Aug 26, 2013

Alabama Rep. Party summer fundraiser

As the keynote speaker in Montgomery, Alabama, Walker tells attendees President Obama and others "measure success in government by how many people are dependent on the government," the Alabama Media Group reports. "We should measure success by just the opposite."

Read more Aug 23, 2013

Fundraiser for Scott Walker

The Tennessean reports that the minimum required for the Bellevue, Tennessee, event is $2,500 and that $10,000 will get a donor into "the Scott Walker Governor's Club." Willis Johnson founded Copart, a car auction company, and has given generously to many conservative politicians.

Read more Aug 23, 2013

Morning Joe

Walker tells MSNBC morning show host Joe Scarborough in New York that he's dismayed by the revelations about Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun using performance enhancing drugs and also that, once again, state-level Republicans are more optimistic and forward-looking than their Washington counterparts.

Read more Aug 19, 2013

Western Conservative Summit

Walker keynotes the evening speech on the first night of a three-day event in Denver hosted by the Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University. Walke's theme of optimism and increased outreach for conservatives dominates the first day of the event.

Read more Jul 26, 2013

McCloskey Speaker Series

The Aspen Times reports that in a speech Walker takes aim at former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, saying "if Mitt Romney had made the 'R' next to his name stand for 'reformer' rather than 'rich guy,' he would have carried Wisconsin and every one of those battleground states."

Read more Jul 25, 2013

Republican Governors Association reception

Walker speaks at a reception in Greenwich, Connecticut, intended to build up the donor network for Republicans in Connecticut, according to the Hearst Connecticut Media Group. Among those in attendance is potential Republican Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley.

Read more Jul 15, 2013

Republican Party fundraiser reports that Walker tells some 900 Republicans at an Indianapolis fundraiser that: "The pathway forward for us to succeed at a national level is to replicate the success we've had in states that are led by Republicans. People want leadership — we should be the party that leads."

Read more Jul 9, 2013

Robb Kelley Club Spring Dinner

As he did in Connecticut earlier in the week, Walker tells fundraiser attendees in Des Moines, Iowa, that Republicans need to be "more optimistic, more relevant and more courageous" to win. The location of the speech is notable given it is traditionally the site of the first party caucuses.

Read more May 23, 2013

Prescott Bush Awards Dinner

Gov. Walker gives what the Hartford Courant described as a "pep talk" at a fundraiser for the Republican Party in Connecticut in Stamford. Walker tells attendees that courage, relevance and optimism are keys to success and he touts successes in Wisconsin that helped take control of state government.

Read more May 20, 2013

America's Small Business Summit

Walker is one of three governors on a panel invited to speak at this U.S. Chamber of Commerce event in Washington about creating jobs and improving the economy in their states. Interestingly, the chamber's report released in conjunction with the event does not paint Wisconsin in such a good light.

Read more Apr 29, 2013

Trade trip to China

Highlights of Walker's weeklong trip to China include the opening of a Harley-Davidson dealership in Tianjin, the opening of the Wisconsin Center China in Shanghai and meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping along with other governors at a forum in Beijing.

Read more Apr 13, 2013

Dallas County Reagan Day Dinner

Speaking at the Omni Dallas Hotel, Walker tells a crowd of about 900 to that they should stay upbeat about the party's prospects, according to the Dallas Morning News. He spoke mostly on education, saying Republicans have the right approach with merit-based rewards for teachers.

Read more Mar 23, 2013

Rep. Congressional Committee Dinner

Walker is the keynote speaker for the dinner in Washington, which is reportedly the potent national group's most lucrative fundraiser.

Read more Mar 20, 2013

NBC's "Meet the Press"

While in the Washington area for the Conservative Political Action Conference, Gov. Walker appears on the show, talking about gay marriage.

Read more Mar 17, 2013

Fundraiser for Ken Cuccinelli

While in the Washington area for the Conservative Political Action Conference, Walker headlines a private reception and dinner with Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli in Virginia Beach. The Washington Post characterizes it as Cuccinelli "importing some GOP star power."

Read more Mar 15, 2013

Conservative Political Action Conference

Walker speaks on the final day of the annual CPAC in Alexandria, Maryland, making a call for an end to what he calls government dependency. He also takes sixth in the event's straw poll of potential 2016 presidential candidates with 5 percent of the vote.

Read more Mar 14, 2013

RNC Quarterly Finance Meeting

In Miami, Politico reports that Walker and other potential 2016 presidential candidates like Marco Rubio and Chris Christie are invited to "Coral Gables' ritzy Biltmore Hotel over the weekend of March 9th-10th for an event that's a perk for the RNC's top donors."

Read more Mar 9, 2013

Republican Governors Association

After a meeting with President Obama at the White House, Walker and others speak at a Republican Governors Association news conference, pointing the finger at the president and Congress for the looming sequester cuts.

Read more Feb 25, 2013

Fox News Sunday

While in Washington for the National Governors Association meeting, Gov. Walker appears on the show along with Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, a Democrat, to talk about the pending sequester cuts.

Read more Feb 24, 2013

Executive Roundtable brunch

High-level Republican fundraiser and activist Fred Malek hosts the $25,000-a-person gathering at his McLean, Virginia, home. Politico reports that attendees include everyone from small business owners to the CEOs of giant companies.

Read more Feb 23, 2013

National Governors Association

Walker attends the event in Washington that includes meetings with President Obama, members of the administration, business leaders and other experts.

Read more Feb 22, 2013

Politico's State Solutions Conference

While in Washington for the National Governors Association meeting, Walker addresses immigration reform, supporting creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants but adding, "You've got to find a way to say that people who are in line right now have first preference."

Read more Feb 22, 2013

CNN's 'State of the Union'

In Washington, Walker appears as part of a discussion panel. "We need to be a party of growth and of opportunity, we need to be optimistic, relevant and courageous. And if we do, we're gonna win national elections again," he says.

Read more Jan 27, 2013

National Review Institute conference

At a post-election summit in Washington sponsored by the magazine, Walker tells attendees that conservatives need to offer positive alternatives to President Obama's agenda and that they should take heart from success at the state level.

Read more Jan 26, 2013

Meeting with President Obama

Walker is one of six governors, all members of the National Governors Association executive committee, to meet at the White House with President Obama, who solicits their opinions about handling the pending fiscal cliff.

Read more Dec 4, 2012

Reagan Presidential Library speech

Walker attends the Ronald Reagan library in Simi Valley, California, to honor one of his heroes for the first time. In an interview with the Ventura County Star, Walker criticizes how Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney reached out to voters.

Read more Nov 16, 2012

Republican Gov. Association Meeting

A week after the presidential election, Gov. Walker and GOP governors have their fall meeting in Las Vegas, where Walker says the party needs to adopt a new tone. Walker is elected the group's vice chairman.

Read more Nov 13, 2012

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