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A contender in the money primary

Feb 05, 2015 - The Washington Post

It was not yet 8 a.m. on a recent Sunday morning, but a crowd of heavyweight GOP donors was gathered on the back patio of Carl and Jimmy Westcott's desert vacation home to hear from Scott Walker.

The eager reception for the Wisconsin governor and likely presidential candidate - who picked up a $100,000 check on the spot from one person at the Indian Wells, Calif., event - was repeated as he hopscotched across the country last week in the first fundraising tour for his new political commit...