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Report: Cain may have broken tax, election laws

Even though most media attention was on the sexual harassment allegations against Herman Cain, his campaign realized Monday that he may face a problem much bigger than misconduct. According to a report from the Wisconsin Journal-Sentinel, the new frontrunner in the Republican presidential race may have violated federal tax and…

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs heavily-criticized redistricting bill

As voters across Wisconsin headed to the polls Tuesday to vote in six state Senate recall elections, Republican Governor Scott Walker signed heavily-criticized legislation to redraw the state’s district boundaries, according to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. Democrats claimed the new voting districts will give Republicans an advantage in the upcoming…

Wisconsin lobbyist’s son unexpectedly quits lavish government job

The son of a Wisconsin lobbyist whose firm heavily donated to Gov. Scott Walker (R) has unexpectedly quit his appointed post just days after media reports criticized the governor for picking him over candidates far more qualified for the lavishly paid state job. Brian Deschane, 27, was initially given a…

Progressives launch ad against WI justice who called colleague a ‘bitch’

The Wisconsin Supreme Court justice that recently admitted to calling a female colleague a “bitch” now has another problem. Progressives in the state have launched an ad campaign against Justice David Prosser, suggesting that he’s on the side of child molesters. While District Attorney of Outagamie County in 1979, Prosser…

WI justice admits he called female colleague a ‘bitch,’ threatened to ‘destroy’ her

The anger of one conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice boiled over last year when he called a fellow justice a “bitch” and threatened to “destroy” her, according to a published report. Justice David Prosser reportedly made the comments to Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson following a February 2010 debate over whether…

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