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John Doe is Dead – Wisconsin Supreme Court Denies Motion to Reconsider

By Dan Sinclair It appears Wisconsin’s controversial “John Doe” investigations into conservative political groups is finally at an end. Again. The Wisconsin Supreme Court Wednesday reaffirmed an earlier ruling that halted the investigations, declaring the acting special prosecutor has no … Continue reading

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Colorado Recall Election Highlights Voter Suppression

Last month, two state senators lost their positions in hotly contested recall elections. As well as bringing further attention to the ongoing national gun debate, it these elections also highlighted claims of voter suppression. A major concern came from District … Continue reading

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WI (campaign finance): Serious spending by candidates in Wisconsin recall elections

“[T]he $43.9 million spent on the recalls more than doubled the previous record for spending by candidates and groups in legislative races, which was $20.25 million for 99 Assembly seats and 16 Senate seats in the 2008 general elections.”  Wisconsin … Continue reading

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