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Gov. Scott Walker: ‘I will not back down’

By   /  June 20, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Abraham Lincoln once said, “Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.”

The truth on the widely covered “John Doe” is that two judges, one state and one federal, reviewed the accusations of partisans within a Democrat District Attorney’s Office and determined their theories have no merit or basis in law.

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Federal judge blasts John Doe prosecutors – again – as he denies records release

By   /  June 20, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – In a scorching critique, U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Randa verbally hammers the prosecutors in a politically charged John Doe investigation for seeking “refuge in the Court of Public Opinion, having lost in this Court of law.”

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John Doe prosecutors voice phony outrage, legal source says

By   /  May 16, 2014  /  Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – The prosecutors who have for years tried to keep documents from their secret investigation out of the public eye are now bemoaning conservatives for seeking a seal on the release of some personal information.

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John Doe prosecutors suddenly support opening sealed court records

By   /  May 14, 2014  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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y M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – After four years of operating in the dark, prosecutors in a politically charged John Doe investigation now suddenly supports the disinfectant of sunlight.

“The John Doe investigations at issue in this litigation have become so widely known that maintaining the integrity of the investigation may no longer justify maintaining secrecy,” attorney Randall Crocker, attorney for John Doe special prosecutor Francis Schmitz, wrote in a federal court filing made public late Wednesday.

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Federal judge’s ruling could open up sealed John Doe records

By   /  May 7, 2014  /  Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – The federal judge who shut down the politically charged John Doe investigation into conservatives has granted a national media coalition’s motion to intervene in a civil rights case filed by conservative activists – a move that could open up previously sealed documents in the secret probe.

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A closer look at Wisconsin voucher numbers

By   /  November 1, 2013  /  WatchBlog, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Democrats and the Wisconsin news media pounced on a report from the Department of Public Instruction that showed 73 percent of students taking part in the first year of the statewide school choice-program were already enrolled in private schools last year. About 21 percent of students came from public schools.

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