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Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 23, 2014

The Wisconsin GOP just endorsed the legal basis for the Walker criminal probe.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 21, 2014

The billionaire Koch brothers' political giving is much more expansive than has previously been known.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 18, 2014

Supporters of Gov. Scott Walker have been working hard in recent weeks to conjure up excuses to dismiss the John Doe campaign finance probe.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 15, 2014

Just weeks after the first subpoenas were issued in the WI John Doe probe in October 2013, senate Republicans had begun working to change state law to legalize the activities under investigation.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 14, 2014

On June 10, a majority of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve SJR 19, a constitutional amendment to restore the authority of Congress and states to regulate money in elections.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on June 19, 2014

The campaign against Wisconsin’s “John Doe” criminal probe is being led by groups bankrolled by the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on June 12, 2014

The John Doe "raids" may have happened on the watch of Republicans, and came close to a top Walker advisor and a Franklin Center/Wisconsin Reporter leader.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on June 11, 2014

Hawai'i has become "ground zero" in the controversy over genetically modified (GMO) crops and pesticides. The out-of-state pesticide and GMO firms Syngenta, Monsanto, DuPont Pioneer, Dow Chemical, BASF, and Bayer CropScience have brought substantial sums of corporate cash into the state's relatively small political arena.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on June 07, 2014

New reports from the Center for Media and Democracy/PRwatch.org on the John Doe criminal probe.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on June 02, 2014

Wisconsin Club for Growth has launched a new legal volley in its well-funded effort to thwart the state’s John Doe campaign finance probe.

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