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John Doe investigation: Judge tosses out lawsuit by former Walker aide

MADISON — A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker who accused prosecutors of overstepping their authority.

Judge Lynn Adelman’s ruling came in a case rooted in a so-called John Doe investigation of alleged misconduct in Walker’s campaign. 87 more words


Governor approves funds to help plan EAA AirVenture

Gov. Scott Walker approved $50,000 in funds to help plan EAA AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

Eighty percent of the funding comes from the state, the rest from Winnebago County. 36 more words


Judge says voting rules won't change for August election

MADISON — A federal judge hearing challenges to Wisconsin’s voter identification law says the rules for the August primary election will be the same as they were for the April presidential primary. 99 more words

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Top aide who was Gov. Scott Walker's campaign manager, departs Trump campaign

Donald Trump’s campaign announced Wednesday that it was parting ways with its political director Rick Wiley, just six weeks after he was hired.

The abrupt split drew attention to ongoing power struggles within the campaign and highlighted the difficulties the campaign faces as it tries to expand its infrastructure in preparation for a bruising fall campaign. 485 more words

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Wisconsin among states suing over Obama administration's transgender restroom access directive

MADISON — Wisconsin is joining a multi-state lawsuit against the Obama administration over its directive to public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity. 556 more words

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Will he or won't he? Some question Walker's postponement of decision on third term

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker sent conflicting signals this week by putting off for at least a year his final decision about whether to run for a third term as governor. 618 more words

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Key Walker supporters to help Trump raise money

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Two of Gov. Scott Walker’s major financial backers are now helping to raise money for Donald Trump.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced the creation of the Trump Victory Committee on Tuesday. 88 more words