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Wisconsin governor suggests he might run for president

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Sunday that a Republican governor would make an ideal presidential nominee -- and suggested he may end up getting into the race.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Sunday that a Republican governor would make an ideal presidential nominee - and suggested he may end up getting into the race.
Walker, who won a second term as governor on Tuesday, didn’t say explicitly that he was considering a presidential run, responding only that he’ll “see what the future holds.” But he stressed the need for a contender outside of Washington and noted he thinks “governors make much better presidents than members of Congress.”
Walker issued a caveat: that his friend and fellow Republican Rep. Paul Ryan “might be the only exception to that rule.”
Walker appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
The Democratic National Committee was quick to push back against Walker.
“We’re thrilled that Governor Walker thinks Republicans should run for president on the record of GOP governors,” Michael Czin, the DNC’s press secretary, said in a statement that targeted Walker’s record on jobs, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on credit downgrades and Texas Gov. Rick Perry on his state’s poverty rate.
“The fact is that the gubernatorial wing of the GOP is every bit as broken and dysfunctional as the congressional wing of the party,” Czin said.
Walker recently said then that he intended to serve out his four-year term if he were to win re-election as governor.
On “Meet the Press” Sunday, Walker cast that pledge differently.
“I said my plan was for four years ... but certainly I care deeply about my state and country,” he said.

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