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10.30.2014 | 49 days ago | Posted at 05:49 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
You could say that Scott Walker has been good for Journal Communications.  The man generates headlines and hits on its website. Charlie Sykes is his mouthpiece on WTMJ. And the nonstop political ads since 2010 have been terrific for the bottom line of all of its properties.  So why on earth would Journal Communications want all of that to end?  It doesn’t. Especially when the n...
10.28.2014 | 52 days ago | Posted at 03:41 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
If you’re like me, you’re having a hard time keeping up with all of the news hitting just before the Nov. 4 election. So here’s a roundup of some recent campaign news while you’re waiting for President Obama to stump for Mary Burke in Milwaukee. You’re going to notice a theme emerge this week: Walker doesn't look so good. He's picking fights with friends, allowing his lieutenant governor...
09.23.2014 | 87 days ago | Posted at 11:39 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The latest attack on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke as a plagiarist is so absurd I hesitate to write about it. What’s so ridiculous and hypocritical is that Scott Walker and his allegedly independent supporters copy each other all the time.  Walker’s official slogan is “It’s Working.” I know that this is completely detached from reality, but that’s what the governo...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Why did out-of-state contributors give millions to Walker?

 Recently unsealed John Doe court documents shed light on what prosecutors call a “criminal scheme” in which Gov. Scott Walker’s
06.19.2014 | | Posted at 12:38 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
This week we’ve been treated to three new national stories about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as well as some new insights about the Bradley Foundation’s funding of groups fighting the John Doe investigation.  I can’t imagine the Walker team is all that thrilled with the attention. First up is the fairly personal profile of Walker in the National Journal, He Shall Not Be Moved.  ...
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Right-wing billionaires, corporations and the Bradley Foundation pay for junk studies that prop up their agenda

 A clearer picture is emerging of a well-funded network of right-wing experts and think tanks that promote corporate interests
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court case could embolden big donors in Wisconsin

 Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a high-rolling Alabama donor’s challenge to the federal limits on campaign donations to federal candidates

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