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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Unsealed John Doe documents detail the governor’s ‘criminal scheme’

 Republican Gov. Scott Walker may be arguing that the John Doe investigation into alleged illegal campaign coordination
06.20.2014 | 61 days ago | Posted at 12:48 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Yesterday’s document dump included the subpoena sent to the Wisconsin Club for Growth’s Eric O’Keefe last September. The judge presiding over the John Doe at the time, Barbara Kluka, signed off on it. (It’s Exhibit F in the big document released yesterday, if you want to check it out on your own.)  So what were prosecutors looking at? A who’s who of right-wing operatives and the ...
05.07.2014 | 105 days ago | Posted at 11:56 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Does Gov. Scott Walker have nine lives or what?  Yesterday, his ally, ultraconservative Federalist Society member and U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Randa totally halted the John Doe investigation into alleged coordination between Walker’s campaign committee and sympathetic right-wing groups. Randa quickly did so after prosecutors on Monday asked the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ...
11.01.2013 | | Posted at 03:35 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
No, I’m not buying Wisconsin Reporter’s spin.  But precious few details have been made public about John Doe 2, the alleged investigation into… What? Who? Nobody really knows. Not officially, of course. That’s why Wisconsin Reporter’s John Doe 2 coverage has been so delicious.  In the past few days, its blog has revealed that the JD2 prosecutor is looking at three right-...
08.15.2013 | | Posted at 04:57 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
In this week’s Shepherd I wrote about Scott Walker’s inner circle of campaign and county aides that were working together to burnish his image (and do a lot of damage control) while he ran for governor in 2010. In that article I focused mostly on his county aides—some of whom were prosecuted for committing crimes while working for taxpayers. But who, exactly, are the politicos who were ma...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Shepherd Express Endorsements

 We urge Shepherd readers to end the dysfunction on the state Supreme Court by casting a vote for Edward Fallone on April 2. Adding Fallone to the state’s highest court would begin to address the many

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