Clinton hits Scott Walker in his home state

Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonChelsea Clinton attends Muslim solidarity rally in NYC Congressional Black Caucus expected to meet with Trump soon Why liberals should accept a conservative carbon tax plan MORE scored points with the Wisconsin Democratic debate audience by attacking the state's governor, Republican Scott Walker.

Clinton criticized presidential rival Bernie SandersBernie SandersDrug importation from other countries will save dollars and lives Sanders: Trump a 'pathological liar' Buttigieg endorsed by ex-treasurer in DNC race MORE's plan for free college tuition as unworkable, saying it depended on Republican governors like Walker.

"Sen. Sanders's plan really rests on making sure that governors like Scott Walker contribute $23 billion on the first day to make college free," Clinton said.

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"I'm a little skeptical about your governor actually caring enough about higher education to make any kind of commitment like that."

The Milwaukee crowd of Democrats applauded her attack on Walker, who has cut education funding during his governorship.

Democrats and labor groups have been tough critics of Walker, who is known for his hard-line stances against government spending and public sector unions.

Walker, a former Republican 2016 presidential candidate, fired back in real time on Twitter.

"While you took big speaking fees, we froze tuition 4 years in a row to make college affordable. #DemDebate," Walker tweeted, addressing Clinton directly.