Scott Walker Plays Up Baptist Roots as He Starts South Carolina Swing

The Wisconsin governor has visited the first three presidential nominating states in the past month.

Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

COLUMBIA, S.C. –Scott Walker had been speaking for less than three minutes Thursday afternoon before he mentioned that he's the "son of a Baptist preacher."

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