Political discourse in Wisconsin hits a new low.
CMD and Common Cause provided the IRS Whistleblower Office with extensive evidence detailing intentional misuse of ALEC by Exxon to advance legislation.
What next for supporters of clean elections?
U.S. Department of Education continues to bankroll charter schools nationwide with taxpayer dollars.
CMD follows the Koch trails in the documents.
CMD analysis finds dark money ads attributed to groups that coordinated with Governor Walker and his agents constituted express advocacy--not "issue" advocacy
Independent courts are supposed to be a check on the corruption of the political system.
In the recall fights of 2011-2012, Walker played by a different set of rules.
Documents released by the Guardian indicate that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker may have solicited and received corporate checks for the 2011 Senate recall fight and his own 2012 recall election.
A $750,000 campaign contribution from lead pigment manufacturer Harold Simmons resulted in a law change that benefitted his company and harmed Wisconsin's children.