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Mitch Perry Report for 8.18.15 — It’s not going as planned for Scott Walker

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Four years ago, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty was considered a strong challenger to Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination. Then the Iowa Straw Poll happened. Pawlenty fared poorly, and on August 11, 2011,  he was stunningly out of the race. Flash forward four years later: Is Scott Walker this year’s version of Tim Pawlenty? Walker has been considered all year by many commentators (and this reporter) as among the top-tier candidates for the nomination. And nowhere has the Wisconsin governor been strongest…

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