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Wisconsin “John Doe” anti-conservative hunters become the hunted

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 18, 2015 at 4:00pm 12/18/2015 at 4:00pm
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We extensively covered the two Wisconsin “John Doe” cases in which prosecutors targeted Scott Walker and conservatives in Wisconsin.

John Doe No. 1 concerned Walker’s time as Milwaukee County Executive.

John Doe No.2 was the more notorious, as a Democratic lead prosecutor unleashed the equivalent of SWAT teams on conservatives, raiding homes, seizing...

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Scott Walker signs law emasculating “John Doe”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 7:45pm 10/24/2015 at 7:45pm
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There he goes again, going about his business of slaying another progressive dragon.

The saga of the two John Doe investigations of Walker, his supporters and almost the entire Wisconsin conservative movement has been covered here dozens of times. It was a nasty, vicious investigation (note: Michael Lutz in this interview from...

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Unions and progressives can gloat, but Walker’s returning to finish the job he started

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 1:00pm 9/22/2015 at 1:00pm
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Wisconsin radio talk show host Charlie Sykes interviewed Scott Walker confidante John Hiller on Walker’s decision to end the campaign, and on Walker’s future.

The money quote emphasized at Syke’s website, RightWisconsin, was that Walker “Was At Peace With the Whole Thing“:

John Hiller, a closer confidant of Scott Walker, told Charlie Sykes...

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Scott Walker Watch: Dropping out? Update – Yup

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 21, 2015 at 5:00pm 9/21/2015 at 5:00pm
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Scott Walker has a 6 p.m. Eastern press conference, at which he is expected to drop out of the race according to numerous news reports, such as this from the NY Times.

His speech:

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Post-debate Polls: Trump Still Leads, Carly Jumps to Second Place

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 1:30pm 9/20/2015 at 1:30pm
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Following her outstanding performance in the CNN GOP debate, Carly Fiorina has overtaken Ben Carson for second place in the GOP field.  According to a CNN poll released today, both Trump and Ben Carson have lost some support, while Carly has surged from 3% early this month to 15%.

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CNN’s Preference for Trump Left Scott Walker in the Cold

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:34pm 9/17/2015 at 7:34pm
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Those tuned in to Wednesday night’s GOP debate hosted by CNN and Salem Media (though mostly CNN) were left wondering what happened to Scott Walker. To be fair, it’s a difficult, if not impossible task providing equal airtime to eleven people in any given debate setting.

CNN chose to lead with...

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Scott Walker Unveils His Labor Union Reform Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 6:40pm 9/14/2015 at 6:40pm
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Today, Scott Walker was in Las Vegas to spell out the details of his bold plan to reform Labor Unions.

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Will Walker Hit His Stride with New Labor Plan?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 1:25pm 9/14/2015 at 1:25pm
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Today, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will take the stage at a Las Vegas town hall and unveil his national labor reform plan.

On Thursday, Walker teased the plan during a speech at Eureka College, saying, “…on Day One, I will stop the government from taking money out of the paychecks of federal...

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Scott Walker Responds to Sinking Poll Numbers in Iowa

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 8:30am 9/14/2015 at 8:30am
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Governor Scott Walker was interviewed by CNN’s Jake Tapper yesterday. The segment began with Walker’s dropping poll numbers in Iowa but went on to cover a wide range of topics.

Early on, Tapper refers to a column from National Review which charges the Walker campaign with being too lax in response to...

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Did Hillary just signal which Republican she hates and fears the most?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2015 at 12:30pm 9/11/2015 at 12:30pm
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Scott Walker has fallen dramatically in the polls, undone for now by the Trump phenomenon.

Numerous pundits, including me, wonder if he can get back up again.

Surveying the Republican field, based solely on current polling, Scott Walker should not even be on Hillary’s radar. But he is. And she just lashed...

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USA Today Reporter Covering Scott Walker Campaign Signed Recall Petition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 11:30am 9/9/2015 at 11:30am
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Scott Walker is no stranger to political challengers or an adversarial press.

But what does it do to Walker’s national political aspirations when a homegrown reporter who once signed a petition to recall the Governor, happens to be covering his presidential bid for a nationally circulated paper?

Tuesday,

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Failed Targeting of Scott Walker by Dem Prosecutors

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 4, 2015 at 7:00am 9/4/2015 at 7:00am
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On Thursday night, September 3, 2015, I was a guest on the Todd Herman Show on KTTH 770 AM in Seattle.

Todd is a frequent reader of Legal Insurrection, and I appreciated his many compliments.

We talked Scott Walker, the John Doe investigations, and Walker’s struggling presidential campaign.

“In this case, their entire theory...

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EXCLUSIVE: Pro-Scott Walker PAC Maps Out Aggressive Digital Strategy for Iowa

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 3:45pm 9/3/2015 at 3:45pm
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Thursday, a pro-Scott Walker SuperPAC announced the release of its first television ad of the campaign cycle. “Fight & Win,” hits Iowa airwaves Tuesday.

As the name suggests, the ad highlights Walker...

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Did Scott Walker Call for a Northern Border Wall?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 31, 2015 at 8:30am 8/31/2015 at 8:30am
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Scott Walker joined Chuck Todd on Meet the Press Sunday.

The Wisconsin Governor answered questions ranging from foreign policy to securing the border.

Following the interview, numerous headlines suggested Scott Walker was gung-ho about making our northern border a little more pronounced.

An Associated Press wire story written by Kevin Freking reported, “Wisconsin...

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Scott Walker has fallen, hoping he gets back up

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 7:00pm 8/30/2015 at 7:00pm
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In an electorate demanding a dismantling of the status quo, Scott Walker should be a natural favorite.

There is no candidate in the Republican field who has delivered the institutional-level blow to the left-wing that Walker did by passing collective bargaining reform in Wisconsin.

It wasn’t an easy fight, and it would have...

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Hillary falling in Iowa: “This feels like 2008 all over again”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 9:55pm 8/29/2015 at 9:55pm
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We know from recent polling that Hillary Clinton is in trouble in New Hamspshire.

Now she has problems in Iowa, according to a Des Moines Register poll released Saturday night:

Liberal revolutionary Bernie Sanders, riding an updraft of insurgent passion in Iowa, has closed to within 7 points of Hillary Clinton in the...

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Scott Walker Rejects “Passive” Foreign Policy Approach

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2015 at 7:54pm 8/28/2015 at 7:54pm
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Today Wisconsin Governor and presidential hopeful Scott Walker offered his comprehensive vision for what foreign policy, military policy, and diplomacy would look like under the Walker Administration.

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

In his first foreign policy speech, presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday called for increasing military spending,...

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