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Thursday, July 3, 2008
For a whole lot of people, the reaction to former Milwaukee Alderman Michael McGee Jr.’s federal conviction for extortion and bribery was simple. These are the people who see the world in black and white. They have been conditioned by movies and TV—and that allegedly nonfiction media cousin, journalism...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
A former Milwaukee elected official just completed his first year behind bars—and he hasn’t been convicted of any crime. This man is being held without bail even though he has deep roots in the community and is not considered a risk to flee the city—though a lot of people in power wish he would.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

The judge orders full transcription of Arabic conversations

The prosecution and defense were ready to go and a racially balanced jury had been selected for the state trial of ex-alderman Michael McGee Jr. But, like just about everything else related to McGee’s current legal troubles, the next step seemed to be completely unforeseen:
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008

The alderman runs for office from jail amid questions about fair

Nine candidates are running to represent the Sixth District on the Milwaukee Common Council, but the contest is marked by the one man who isn’t able to actively campaign for the seat—