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06.19.2014 | 128 days ago | Posted at 03:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Details, details. The bombshells are in the details of the 200+ pages of materials released by a federal judge in the ongoing investigation into the coordination of Scott Walker’s campaign and sympathetic special interest groups.  According to the prosecutors: Walker’s campaign overlapped with Wisconsin Club for Growth: Buried in footnote #23 on page 8 of Doe Exhibit C, “Those indivi...
06.19.2014 | 128 days ago | Posted at 01:48 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
The Journal Sentinel is reporting that just-unsealed documents show that prosecutors are alleging that Gov. Scott Walker was at the heart of a “criminal scheme” in which his two top advisors—R. J. Johnson and his business partner, Deb Jordahl—coordinated money with 12 conservative groups.  The smoking email appears to be a May 4, 2011, message from Walker to Karl Rove about how the s...
06.19.2014 | 128 days ago | 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.  ...
06.17.2014 | 130 days ago | Posted at 12:06 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
I had some mixed feelings about the New Republic's article on the Wisconsin governor, Scott Walker's Toxic Racial Politics.  Mostly because it makes Wisconsin seem so horrible. The part about Walker riding white privilege/cluelessness into office I pretty much agree with. If you’ve studied Walker as I have for the past nine years you’ll notice that he operates in a bubble. In that he...
05.28.2014 | | Posted at 02:03 PM
The Journal Sentinel has picked up on yet another unsigned op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about the newest John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker and various conservative special interest groups that may have illegally coordinated with his campaign.  This latest leak alleges that Walker’s attorney, Stephen Biskupic, is close to cutting a deal with special prosecutor Francis Schmit...

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