In 2006, trumped-up fraud charges were brought, and later dismissed, against a low-level state employee who had actually been appointed by a former Republican administration.
In advance of today’s plea hearing for Tim Russell, Scott Walker’s closest aide, Scott Walker has spent this week making antagonistic and self-serving claims questioning the judicial independence of the John Doe proceedings, and speculating that the criminal corruption probe is “winding down” – a statement dismissed by the judge overseeing the probe as “pure conjecture.”
Seeking to clarify his role in the John Doe criminal corruption probe, Scott Walker today confirmed to reporters that he was a participant in daily phone calls between his campaign and County staffs, which included Kelly Rindfleisch, Walker’s former deputy chief of staff who was sentenced to jail time in connection with the scandal.
Rep. Robin Vos is rapidly coming to understand the meaning of the phrase "be careful what you wish for." He’s been in charge of the Assembly Republicans for barely 24 hours, and he's already lost control of an un-hinged and out-of-touch caucus. The issue of the day for his members? Arresting the President.
ICYMI: Assembly Republicans Tell “Some Girls, They Rape So Easy” Legislator He’s “Always Welcome” In Their Caucus
Following his defeat last week, outgoing Rep. Roger Rivard, who made headlines nationally for his comments that, “some girls, they rape so easy,” yesterday said goodbye to the Republican Assembly caucus, where he was told he’s “always welcome.”
Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate on the results of tonight's election, and the incredible victory for Wisconsin values.
WisDems: There’s Nothing “Cute” About Sean Duffy’s Plans to Slash Healthcare and Rollback Women’s Rights
Just in time for Halloween, Sean Duffy's allies are dressing him and his record as moderate. Think Progress is reporting that the “Young Guns Network,” a big money Republican SuperPAC, is up with a sexist new radio ad in North and Central Wisconsin urging female voters to “vote for the cute one” – Sean Duffy.