Posted 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.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted 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.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on May 16, 2014

-- by John Nichols, The Nation FCC

America was always going to have a great debate about net neutrality.

Posted 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.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted 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.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted 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.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted 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.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on April 07, 2014

Newly-released ALEC documents obtained as part of CMD"s open records litigation provide more evidence that lobbyists and special interests are calling the shots within ALEC, undermining that group's latest PR spin that it is a "legislator-driven" organization.

Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is CMD's General Counsel. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

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