Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, takes the oath of office from Shirley Abrahamson, Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, during Walker's inauguration ceremony at the Capitol, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Madison. Pictured behind the governor are his son Alex and wife, Tonette.

Walker draws contrast with federal government in speech

Walker said in his speech that the nation’s founders looked to states, not the federal government, as the source of hope for the country.