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By PR Watch Admin on May 29, 2014

The book told of a bungled CIA attempt to set back Iran’s nuclear program in 2000. The CIA’s tactic might have actually aided Iranian nuclear development.

By Brendan Fischer on May 28, 2014

Whomever is bankrolling AFP's $900K pro-Walker ad buy can write-off the expenses as a charitable contribution, just like a donation to a neighborhood church or the American Red Cross.

By Ruth Conniff on May 28, 2014

California Secretary of State candidate Derek Cressman has made a career of fighting the billionaires who are trying to hijack democracy.

By Brendan Fischer on May 08, 2014

In one of the first cases to rely on the U.S. Supreme Court's McCutcheon decision, a federal judge just tried to open the door to new levels of corruption in Wisconsin elections.

By Brendan Fischer on May 01, 2014

Marriot Downtown Kansas CityBy Brendan Fischer and Mary Bottari

"Legislators hold the cards" at ALEC, spokesman Bill Meierling told Kansas Public Radio on Wednesday.

Yet at ALEC's Spring Task Force Summit this week in Kansas City, it is clear that corporations are still the ones calling the shots.

By Brendan Fischer on April 30, 2014

In a landmark decision, a federal judge has struck down Wisconsin's strict voter ID restrictions as an unconstitutional burden on the right to vote and a violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act based on the law's discriminatory impact on people of color.

By PR Watch Admin on April 29, 2014

The Center for Media and Democracy and Progress Missouri today released a new report, "Reporters Guide to Rex Sinquefield and the Show-Me Institute," that will be an eye opener for Missouri residents and national press.

By Brendan Fischer on April 22, 2014

New court filings undermine claims that the John Doe is a "partisan witch-hunt:" the Special Investigator at the head of the John Doe voted for Walker during the 2012 recall elections, and prosecutors have pursued charges against multiple Democrats in recent years, including Walker's opponent.

By Brendan Fischer on April 09, 2014

Wisconsin again ranked among the best in the country when it comes to running elections, yet apparently this outstanding performance is a problem, and it might be "fixed" through new limits on early voting and proposals to kill same-day registration.

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