Governor Scott Walker actively solicited funds for Wisconsin Club for Growth (WCFG) to be used in the 2012 Wisconsin recall elections.
Election law experts and Wisconsin's elections board have filed briefs calling Judge Randa’s decision halting the Walker criminal probe “erroneous” and “completely unmoored" from U.S. Supreme Court precedent.
The NFIB has joined ALEC's corporate board, further undermining their claim to be the "voice of small business"
The Wisconsin GOP just endorsed the legal basis for the Walker criminal probe.
The billionaire Koch brothers' political giving is much more expansive than has previously been known.
Supporters of Gov. Scott Walker have been working hard in recent weeks to conjure up excuses to dismiss the John Doe campaign finance probe.
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.
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.
The campaign against Wisconsin’s “John Doe” criminal probe is being led by groups bankrolled by the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation.
The John Doe "raids" may have happened on the watch of Republicans, and came close to a top Walker advisor and a Franklin Center/Wisconsin Reporter leader.