News Articles By Brendan Fischer

22 April 2014
New court filings in a federal challenge to Wisconsin's John Doe campaign finance probe into Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker undermine claims from Wisconsin Club for Growth and the Wall Street... more
16 April 2014
Amidst a new "Sagebrush Rebellion" ignited by a Nevada rancher and his armed supporters that threatened to turn violent, Congressman Raúl Grijalva has asked the U.S. Department of the Interior... more
14 April 2014
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign has asked the state Supreme Court to review the legal basis for the John Doe campaign finance probe looking at coordination between his campaign and third-... more
09 April 2014
Wisconsin again ranked among the best in the country when it comes to running elections, according to a new study from Pew Charitable Trusts -- yet apparently this outstanding performance is a... more
07 April 2014
New documents released as a result of the Center for Media and Democracy's open records lawsuit against American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) vice-chair Senator Leah Vukmir provide more... more
03 April 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission may actually undermine the Court's reasoning in Citizens United that unlimited spending from Super PACs pose no risk... more
02 April 2014
The evening before the U.S. Supreme Court invited more big money into our elections by striking aggregate campaign finance limits, thirteen Wisconsin communities called for a constitutional amendment... more
01 April 2014
The Wall Street Journal opinion page has a new installment in its campaign against Wisconsin's "John Doe" campaign finance probe, this time in an effort to resuscitate the image of Kelly Rindfleisch... more
27 March 2014
Despite claims to be focused exclusively on this year's gubernatorial election, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and other GOP presidential hopefuls are jetting off to Las Vegas for an exclusive... more
24 March 2014
Wisconsin Club for Growth's allegations that prosecutors in the John Doe campaign finance probe selectively targeted Republican groups don't stand up to even limited scrutiny. On February 10... more


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