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Walker Says Steadfastness in Wisconsin has Prepared Him to Serve as President

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Gov. Walker spoke Thursday to members of the Conservative Political Action Conference, apparently trying to gain traction for a presidential bid.

Several other Republican presidential hopeful took their turn on the stage as well, hoping to win support from core party members and activists.

Walker criticized Washington politics and those of President Obama.

On foreign affairs, the governor said the U.S. must support Israel and chase terrorists. He quipped that handling 100,000 protesters in Wisconsin, has prepared him.

As for accomplishments he touted, they included weakening organized labor in Wisconsin, lowering property taxes and signing into law several conservative pieces of legislation, such as concealed carry.