Scott Walker and Absentee Governors Get Heat for Too Much Time on Presidential Trail

Out-of-state travel may be one reason the Wisconsin governor's poll numbers have sagged, even as his standing in early presidential primary and caucus states has risen.

Wisconsin Governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker speaks to supporters during GOP lunch event on March 20, 2015, in Charleston, South Carolina.

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At least Governor Scott Walker made Wisconsin's fishing season opener on Saturday.

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