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Gov. Walker to attend CPAC event next month in Washington

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to the nation's capital next month for a Conservative Political Action Conference that is attracting other potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates.

Walker's campaign spokesman Tom Evenson confirmed Monday that Walker will be at the event which runs from Feb. 25 to Feb. 28 in Washington, D.C. It is hosted by the American Conservative Union.

Others scheduled to attend the vent include potential White House hopefuls Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania.

Walker and other potential GOP presidential candidates are attending a conservative summit in Iowa on Saturday. And on Jan. 30, Walker is scheduled to give a speech at a conservative think tank that focuses on the economy in Washington.

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