Wisconsin’s State Senate Majority Leader, who is reportedly under investigation for his role in a possibly illegal campaign finance scheme, has come up with a novel way to shut down the criminal probe.
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On Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace grilled Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) about thousands of pages of e-mails released this week, suggesting he knew his Milwaukee County Executive staff was illegally coordinating efforts with his 2010 gubernatorial campaign.
Newly released emails and records from a former deputy Chief of Staff to Scott Walker (R) suggest that the Wisconsin governor may have been involved in -- or at least aware of -- illegal coordination between his 2010 gubernatorial campaign and his Milwaukee County Executive office.
California Supreme Court Justice Kathryn M. Werdegar owns between $100,000 and $1 million worth of Wells Fargo stock. But despite the clear conflict of interest, she did not recuse herself from helping to refuse to hear an appeal of a case in which the bank was accused of predatory lending.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) apologized again on Tuesday for embarrassing his state and announced that he and his family will be returning all gifts they received from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie R. Williams Sr. His endorsed would-be successor, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R) has not.