Though Charlie Sykes is pushing back mightily against the "smear," [Sic], and Walker is hurrying to Sykes' program at 11:15 a.m. with talking points memorized, Walker finds himself near the top of Mike Allen's POLITICO.COM "Playbook" insider's email today, following fellow scandal-plagued GOP Gov. Chris Christie's troubles:
* On the top of front of the Washington Post web page:
The New York Daily News has this echo:
Wis. Gov. Scott Walker accused of violating campaign laws through illegal fund-raising
Prosecutors say Walker, his chief of staff and others who worked for him were discussing illegal coordination with a number of national groups and prominent figures, including GOP strategist Karl Rove.