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Posted by PR Watch Admin on April 30, 2014

-- by John Nichols, The Nation

Tim Carpenter never lost faith in the very real prospect of a very radical change for the better. And he never lost his organizer’s certainty that the tipping point that would make the change was just a few more phone calls, a few more rallies, a few more campaigns away.

So he kept on organizing.

To the last.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on April 14, 2014

Scott Walker’s campaign is asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to review the legal basis for the John Doe campaign finance probe looking at coordination between his campaign and third-party groups.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on April 02, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court just released its decision in McCutcheon v. FEC, and it is bad: a narrow majority of justices voted to allow a small cadre of billionaires and millionaires to pump even more money into our political system.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on April 01, 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 Walker aide Kelly Rindfleisch.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on March 28, 2014

After nearly a year of litigation, the Center for Media and Democracy has settled its open records lawsuit against American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) National Board member and Wisconsin State Senator Leah Vukmir.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on March 27, 2014

Walker jets off to Vegas to court Sheldon Adelson cash for a 2016 presidential run -- even as he says he is focused on the governor's race.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on March 17, 2014

New court filings confirm that Wisconsin's John Doe campaign finance investigation hinges on how state election law treats "issue ad" groups coordinating with political campaigns, shedding new light on a Republican effort to quietly change the law in advance of Governor Scott Walker's reelection campaign.

Posted by Mary Bottari on February 20, 2014

I spent the day reading Kelly Rindfleisch’s emails. They were released as part of the final court proceedings regarding the first John Doe.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 07, 2014

Newly-unsealed court documents and media leaks add to a growing body of evidence that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign is at the center of a wide-ranging secret probe into campaign finance violations during the state's contentious 2011 and 2012 recall elections.

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