Wisconsin's Walker Sticks to State Matters Amid White House Talk

Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, speaks at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012

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Juggling presidential ambitions with the need to balance Wisconsin’s budget, Republican Governor Scott Walker called for a smaller government by consolidating agencies and pledged to eliminate a projected deficit that could top $2 billion.

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