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10.28.2014 | 61 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 | 96 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...
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Recall fundraising at odds with his call to disclose donors

How times have changed. As a lightning-rod governor facing a recall in 2012, Gov. Scott Walker raised unheard-of sums for his campaign. And, thanks to revelations in the new John Doe investigation
03.28.2014 | | Posted at 01:31 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
State Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa), who’s on the national board of the corporate bill-mill ALEC, will turn over her ALEC emails to the Center for Media and Democracy.  ALEC had been stamping its emails with a disclaimer, saying that they were confidential and not subject to open records requests. In addition, they were being sent to lawmakers’ personal email accounts or sent to drop bo...
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Investigation moves ahead, but campaign finance laws may be weakened

 Although three appeals court judges breathed new life into the John Doe 2 investigation into potential crimes committed
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Private documents show the right-wing ‘corporate bill mill’ is suffering under scrutiny

 The fallout from the Trayvon Martin shooting death and increased scrutiny from a Wisconsin-based watchdog group
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

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