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Walker, possible 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls headed to Las Vegas for meetings By Scott Bauer, Associated PressMarch 26, 2014 3:48 PM MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker and a host of possible presidential hopefuls for 2016 are headed to Las Vegas for a high-profile Republican meeting at a casino owned by a billionaire who made the second-highest single campaign donation in Wisconsin history.The Republican Jewish Coalition spring meeting begins Thursday with a golf outing and promises a "terrific weekend of poker, politics, and policy." It is hosted by Las Vegas Sands Corp. chairman and chief executive Sheldon Adelson, a board member of the RJC.Adelson, who backed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in 2012, is reportedly using this weekend's meeting, dubbed the "Sheldon Primary," to vet possible 2016 presidential candidates.Adelson and his wife spent more than $92 million on Republicans in the 2012 presidential cycle. Adelson wrote Walker a $250,000 check during his recall campaign that year. That is the second-highest campaign donation in state history, behind only the $500,000 that Beloit businesswoman Diane Hendricks gave Walker during the recall.Normal campaign limits did not apply during much of the recall, which Walker won. Walker used that victory, the first win for any governor targeted for recall in U.S. history, to raise his national profile and put him on the list of 2016 presidential hopefuls.Walker is scheduled to speak at a Saturday luncheon at the meeting being held at Adelson's Venetian resort hotel and casino. Other possible 2016 presidential hopefuls slated to be there include New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, a 42-year-old Republican who represents northern Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District, is slated to be the featured speaker during a Saturday dessert reception targeting young Republican leaders.Walker is headed to the meeting, which attracts considerable national political buzz, even as he's tried to downplay his 2016 ambitions in the midst of his re-election campaign this year against Democrat Mary Burke, a former Trek Bicycle Corp. executive.http://finance.yahoo.com/news/walker-heads-vegas-possible-2016-194820754.html
Walker isn't so bad, either and if the MSM is against him, I'm for him. Scoots is much better than Jeb or Fatty as well.