Wisconsin John Doe Probe

Politics & Government
12:49 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Gov. Walker Fights Back, Says "I Will Not Back Down"

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at the Republican Governors Association's quarterly meeting in May 2014.
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Gov. Walker's campaign has released a flurry of responses and an attack ad, a day after a court released documents from a stalled John Doe probe.

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Politics & Government
2:00 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Unsealed John Doe Documents: Prosecutors Believe Walker was Part of Illegal "Scheme"

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Dan Bice shares insights into the John Doe investigation with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich.

A federal court released 266 pages of documents on Thursday, related to a John Doe probe prosecutors launched into Wisconsin's 2012 recall campaigns.

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Politics & Government
11:02 am
Fri May 30, 2014

John Doe Update: Wisconsin Club for Growth Sues State Elections Agency

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Political observer says the Club is aggressively attacking the secret probe, while the Walker campaign may be seeking a settlement - all generating speculation about what's going on behind the scenes.

The suit claims the Government Accountability Board has illegally been helping investigate "virtually every conservative-leaning group in Wisconsin."

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Politics & Government
10:43 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Walker Campaign Responds to John Doe Settlement Reports

The Friends of Scott Walker campaign released a statement Thursday, following news reports that it may be seeking a settlement in a John Doe probe.

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Politics & Government
12:02 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal: Walker Campaign may be Seeking Settlement to John Doe Probe

According to a Wall Street Journal opinion article, campaign attorney  Steven Biskupic "has been negotiating with Wisconsin special prosecutor Francis Schmitz."

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Politics & Government
12:44 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

John Doe: Prosecutors Fight to Continue Probe

Prosecutors investigating ties between conservative funders and Gov. Walker's 2012 recall campaign have asked federal appeals court to let the probe continue.

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Politics & Government
12:16 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

UPDATE: John Doe Court Rulings Take Another Bounce

Thursday morning, federal Judge Rudolph Randa issued an order that may again halt a John Doe probe, the third twist in the case, this week.

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Politics & Government
1:56 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

UPDATE: Federal Appeals Court Halts Randa's Ruling on John Doe Probe

Federal Court of Appeals in Chicago acted quickly Wednesday, on a filing by Wisconsin prosecutors. They sought immediate relief from a judge's order.

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Politics & Government
1:59 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Parties Sift Through Emails and Documents from Former Walker Aide

27,000 emails were released.
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Democrats and news outlets did a lot of reading Wednesday. They scanned thousands of emails and documents that a John Doe investigation uncovered and a court released.

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Politics & Government
2:01 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Another Lawsuit Filed in Wisconsin over John Doe Two

Two entities are asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to consider the legality of a secret investigation underway, reportedly into links between Gov. Walker's campaign and conservative funders.

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