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Scott Walker lies on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”; Wisconsin Republicans go on record disputing his statements

August 25, 2015 by Maureen Matusewic In an interview Sunday, August 23, George Stephanopoulos asked Scott Walker if he told his fundraisers that he has to do better on the campaign trail with “protests, passion and policies.” Walker answered that he thinks “… people want to see what they saw the other day at the Iowa […]

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ACTION ALERT: Sign petition asking President Obama to continue John Doe II investigation in Wisconsin

July 20, 2015 by Barbara With SIGN THE PETITION requesting President Obama re-open the John Doe II investigation that the Wisconsin Supreme Court closed on July 16, 2015. We need 100,000 signatures by August 18 to escalate our plea to the President. Please sign the petition here: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/investigate-wisconsin-supreme-court-and-its-decision-stop-john-doe-ii-investigation July 19, 2015 Dear President Obama, We the People […]

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How Walker Told the World That He is more Dangerous than Pedophiles or Gays

July 17, 2015 by Maureen Matusewic Governor Scott Walker’s controversial quote about the proposal that would allow gay Boy Scout leaders has brought a hailstorm of media attention to the policies of the Boy Scouts. The conservative Independent Journal Review reported on Tuesday that Walker said, “I have had a lifelong commitment to the Scouts […]

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Walker says that the thing he at first didn’t admit to, but later admitted to, was ‘huge mistake’ (but wasn’t his fault)

  July 12, 2015  By Nicole Desautels At an Independence Day parade last weekend, Governor Scott Walker was asked point blank if he had been involved in the proposal to make changes to the Wisconsin’s open records law — drastic changes that would have led to a “secretive government hidden from public oversight.” Walker, at the time, refused to answer […]

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UPDATED President Walker Primer: 4 things you should know about Scott Walker before it’s too late

Since this story was first published in February, Scott Walker has continued the patterns of deceit, corruption, and vindictiveness described in the original article. Most noticeable is his failed effort to enact what would have amounted to a “Wisconsin State Secrets Act,” and his subsequent clumsy attempts to deny responsibility.

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Rep. Robin Vos (R-63) drinking beer during the evacuation of the Capitol because of a "credible bomb threat." Photo: Jason Huberty

Lawmakers Drinking on the Job Shielded from Press Scrutiny

July 11, 2015 by Barbara With On July 8, about four hours into the 2015 Assembly budget debate, the State Capitol was evacuated for what police called a “credible bomb threat.” During the evacuation, a group of male legislators headed to a sidewalk tavern across the street from the Capitol for what the Capital Times dubbed a “bipartisan beer summit.” Among the beer […]

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Walker doesn’t deny being involved in Open Records changes

July 5, 2015    By Nicole Desautels Wisconsin governor Scott Walker showed off his “word salad” skills in front of reporters on Saturday at a Wauwatosa Independence Day parade. Walker was asked directly, in an on-camera interview shot by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mary Spicuzza, about his involvement in the proposal to make changes to the state’s open records […]

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Leader of right-wing group that radicalized Charleston killer donated $3,500 to Scott Walker

By Jason Huberty, June 22, 2015 Scott Walker has all but officially declared he is running for president, but it appears he will join the list of Republican presidential candidates who received campaign donations from the head of a right-wing white supremacist group credited with radicalizing the Charleston church killer. As reported by The Guardian, […]

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Wisconsin Republicans abandoning Scott Walker

March 29, 2015 by Barbara With On March 25, 2015, former editor of the Waukesha Freeman Pete Kennedy published an opinion piece in the paper urging Wisconsin conservatives to not only reject Scott Walker, but to hold him accountable for the damage he has done to the state. Kennedy is not the only one urging Wisconsin Republicans to […]

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MacIver Institute Asks: “Why Is ALEC Writing Wisconsin Legislation?”

March 2, 2015  By WCMC The MacIver Institute momentarily came to its senses and realized that the Wisconsin protesters got it right — representative democracy is dead. MacIver, the self-described “public policy think tank” that in 2011-2012 “teamed up with American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member Americans for Prosperity to produce a multi-million dollar TV ‘issue […]

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