Three bills are moving to decriminalize the behavior at the heart of the John Doe investigation, to exempt politicians from similar corruption probes and to defang the nonpartisan agency that aided the investigation.
In Wednesday's GOP presidential debate, Donald Trump boasted proudly about rejecting a $5 million check--but really, he was boasting about not flagrantly breaking the law.
Newly-released emails from the now-halted campaign finance investigation into Scott Walker and his allies are being touted by right-wing media as proof of the probe's partisan motivations.
Bush's Super PAC is raising big bucks from hedge fund managers in the Hamptons.
Newly-released court filings undermine claims from Scott Walker and his allies that prosecutors were on a "partisan witch hunt."
The 2016 presidential race is a bonanza of fossil fuel cash for Republican presidential candidates, even 15 months out from election day.
Just 17 billionaires and businesses with ties to fossil fuel interests have pumped $67 million into Super PACs to support the ambitions of eight Republicans, according to a new analysis by Greenpeace and the Center for Media and Democracy (which publishes PRWatch.org). The Guardian broke the story.
The top recipient?
Blatant climate denier Ted Cruz.
Scott Walker's former top aide Cindy Archer has become the poster child for allegations that state prosecutors investigating corruption around Walker ran amok and engaged in aggressive, unconstitutional "raids" on people's homes. Newly-released audio contradicts many of those claims.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has single-handedly rewritten the state’s limits on money in politics.
A legitimate bipartisan effort to enforce Wisconsin's long-standing campaign finance laws has been contorted beyond recognition into a "partisan witch hunt" by a well-funded legal and media campaign.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker won his election in 2010 on a promise to create 250,000 new jobs. Walker created his flagship Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation in 2011 and named himself Chairman. Now, as allegations of cronyism and corruption engulf WEDC, Walker has been removed as Chairman.