Prosecutor misstatements continue to shape John Doe narrative, Walker’s future

By   /  March 3, 2015  /  Abuse of power, First Amendment, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – There’s a lot wrong with Wisconsin’s infamous political John Doe investigation. Just ask the three state and federal judges who have challenged it or ordered it to stop.

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Here’s why unions hate right-to-work

By   /  March 3, 2015  /  Kentucky, Labor, Michigan, Missouri, National, New Mexico, News, West Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Have you ever wondered why labor unions are so strongly opposed to right-to-work laws? Watch this brief video and wonder no more.

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After 12 hours of testimony, rancor remains in right-to-work debate

By   /  March 2, 2015  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Another week, same testimony on the contentious right-to-work bill before another legislative committee.

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Is John Doe special prosecutor still working with partisan DA, GAB?

By   /  March 2, 2015  /  Abuse of power, First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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It seems the special prosecutor in a politically charged John Doe investigation into dozens of conservative groups and Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign just can’t quit his old prosecutor pals.

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Cooler heads prevail in Wisconsin’s latest labor fight

By   /  February 27, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Somebody wants Sen. Van Wanggaard to get cancer. Others have told the lawmaker to go to hell.

It’s been a good week for the Racine Republican.

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Unions gave $575K to Wisconsin Democratic senators voting against right-to-work bill

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Legislature, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Labor unions have contributed about $575,000 to the 14 Democratic senators who voted Wednesday against right-to-work legislation being fast-tracked through the state Legislature, according to a Wisconsin Reporter review of campaign finance records.

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