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Suit against Wisconsin “John Doe” star chamber investigators can move forward

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 12:49pm
Walker addresses crowd

We previously covered the Wisconsin “John Doe” investigation of conservative activists, and the lawsuit brought by Eric O’Keefe:

O’Keefe did file suit, and the defendants...

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Big defeat for anti-conservative Wisconsin “John Doe” probe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2014 at 9:26pm
Scott Walker John Doe Probe

We previously wrote in detail about the “John Doe” investigation in Wisconsin targeting a wide range of conservative groups and Scott Walker supporters relating to the failed Democratic attempt to recall Walker.[*]  See Secret probe of conservatives makes Wisconsin ground zero in First Amendment war for the details.

Good news.  The subpoenas...

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I really was hoping never to hear the name Graeme Zielinski again

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10:29am

Graeme Zielinski, Communications Director for the Wisconsin Democratic Party, was one of the key Democratic operatives behind the anti-Scott Walker intimidation campaign which we featured here so often around this time last year, Wisconsin’s long, strange trip.

Zielinski stood out from the usual protest operatives because of his aggressive tone and official position,

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Federal Appeals Court upholds Wisconsin union law

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2013 at 4:43pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit has upheld the Wisconsin union law that was the subject of massive protests in 2011, including a takeover of the State Capitol and widespread threats and acts of intimidation.   The decision was unanimous in most respects.  The full decision is embedded at...

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Miles apart: Walker to cut income tax, Rahm to ban guns

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2013 at 8:30am

Just a little more than an hour apart, but world’s away in leadership are Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago and Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker. Thursday, Walker announced today that the budget he will sign this summer will include “significant” cuts to the income tax rates. Rahm, on the other hand, plans...

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