Civil rights expert: John Doe law is ‘un-American,’ like something from ‘Nazi Germany’

By   /  April 21, 2014  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Hans von Spakovsky is one of the nation’s premier experts on campaigns, elections and civil rights.

And so when the former member of the Federal Election Commission, describes something as “un-American,” he does so with a keen perspective and the kind of credentials that relatively few in his field possess.

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Judge denies John Doe prosecutors’ move to dismiss civil rights suit

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Eric O’Keefe’s civil rights lawsuit against prosecutors in a Democrat-driven John Doe probe into conservative targets will go on after a federal judge on Tuesday thoroughly denied a motion to dismiss the litigation.

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Nobody will say what John Doe’s shadow man did, but taxpayers are paying his legal bill

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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In a politically charged John Doe investigation notorious for its secrecy, Dean Nickel may be the most shadowy figure. And the state of Wisconsin has signed you up to pay for his legal defense.

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SCOTUS ruling on campaign finance shows abuse of John Doe, targets say

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Conservative targets of a secret probe say the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday striking down limits on federal campaign contributions is further proof that Wisconsin’s politically motivated John Doe investigation has stepped well outside the lines of the law, according to a motion filed late Wednesday in federal court.

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‘Easy target’: Kelly Rindfleisch breaks silence about John Doe probe

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  Featured, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. — After years of silence, Kelly Rindfleisch is speaking out.

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