WI prosecutors link Gov. Walker, aides to criminal fundraising

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Madison, WI, United States (4E) - Federal prosecutors accused Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker of illegally coordinating and fundraising with conservative groups to help him and Republican state senators fend off recalls elections in 2011 and 2012, according to a court document unsealed on Thursday.

Federal Appeals Judge Frank Easterbrook unsealed the court documents as he reviews a lawsuit from the conservative group Wisconsin Club for Growth (WCG) against the John Doe or se...MORE

 

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Judge rejects stay on same-sex marriage ruling, WI county clerks issue licenses

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Madison, WI, United States (4E) - The Western District of Wisconsin judge on Monday rejected the state Department of Justice's petition to stay her Friday ruling declaring a ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional as 42 of 72 Wis...MORE

 
Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin voter ID law

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Milwaukee, WI, United States (4E) - A federal judge on Tuesday issued an injunction barring the enforcement of Wisconsin's voter ID law for violating the Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution.

U.S. District Judge Lynn A...MORE

 
Federal judge temporarily freezes Wisconsin abortion law

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Madison, WI, United States (4E) - A federal judge on Monday stopped the implementation of a Wisconsin abortion law provision requiring doctors performing abortion in the state to have admitting privilege in a local hospital.

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Wisconsin governor signs abortion restriction bill into law, clinics sue

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Madison, WI, United States (4E) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill requiring women seeking abortion to undergo ultrasound and restricting doctors who can perform abortion, prompting pro-abortion groups to sue to stop the ...MORE

 

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Wisconsin Senate Candidates Spar Over Health Issues

Madison, WI, United States (KaiserHealth) - The hard-fought campaign for an open Senate seat in Wisconsin—a centrist state that recently has become politically torn—has delved deeply ...MORE

Missouri Congressmans Disavowed Remarks Torment Republicans

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MO, United States (ProPublica) - by Suevon Lee

A Missouri congressman's startling remarks about "legitimate rape" and pregnancy have set off a torrent of criticism...MORE

Spinal product controversy raises red flags on medical journals' disclosure policies

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United States (ProPublica) - by Marian Wang

Medical journals have long had to wrestle with the possibility that financial bias influences the work they publish, bu...MORE

Spinal product controversy raises red flags on medical journals disclosure policies

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United States (ProPublica) - by Marian Wang

Medical journals have long had to wrestle with the possibility that financial bias influences the work they publish, bu...MORE