Scott Walker Forms ‘Testing the Waters’ Committee as He Nears Run

The Wisconsin governor isn't expected to formally enter the race until July, but his new committee will let him raise more funds.

Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, speaks during the Chad Airhart Blue Jean Bash fundraiser in West Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Walker declined to say whether he would participate in the Iowa Straw Poll in August if he does become a candidate.

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In his firmest step yet toward a White House bid, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has created a "testing the waters" committee that will allow him to raise money for an eventual campaign.

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