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Democrats file ethics complaint against governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Democratic Party has filed an ethics complaint against Republican Gov. Scott Walker over statements he made during a recorded prank call. In their complaint filed Monday with the Government Accountability Board, the Democrats claim Walker violated campaign finance laws by apparently asking for support for politically vulnerable Wisconsin Republican lawmakers from a caller who ...

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Senate head signs orders of contempt against Democrats (UPDATE)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican leader of the Wisconsin Senate has signed orders finding 14 AWOL Democrats in contempt. The orders signed Thursday allow the sergeant at arms to detain the missing senators and use police force if necessary. The Democrats say they are all in Illinois and won’t return. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said the orders are ...

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Democrats cry foul over law firm hirings

Madison - Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature are hiring a pair of law firms to help advise them with the redrawing of political district boundaries and not allowing Democrats to do the same.

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