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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 Lisa Graves on July 09, 2014

Proof that Charles was a member of the John Birch Society.

Posted by Lisa Graves on July 08, 2014

New information and analysis documenting that Charles Koch raised funds for the John Birch Society.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on June 17, 2014

Walker has long backed policies that have a disproportionate impact on people of color, particularly the harsh sentencing laws he pushed as an ALEC member.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on June 09, 2014

Since the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v FEC, American elections have been flooded with money.

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.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on May 28, 2014

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's campaign is reportedly negotiating a settlement with prosecutors in the long-running "John Doe" criminal campaign finance probe -- and the Wall Street Journal editorial board, which for months has attacked prosecutors and portrayed the investigation as baseless, is livid.

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.

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