1. On Trial

    Former Walker Aide Pleads Guilty in Wisconsin

    Kelly M. Rindfleisch sits in a Milwaukee County courtroom on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, awaiting her arraignment on charges that she conducted campaign work on county time. Rindfleisch, a former deputy chief of staff to Gov. Scott Walker when he was Milwaukee County executive, pleaded not guilty to four charges of felony misconduct in office. (AP  Photo/Dinesh Ramde)

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    As if Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker didn't have enough problems. One of his former aides, Kelly M. Rindfleisch, pleaded guilty on Thursday to one count of felony misconduct in public office in a plea bargain. She has been charged with four felony counts for spending government time working as a fundraiser for then-lieutenant governor candidate Brett Davis. Rindfleisch was Walker's deputy chief of staff when he was the Milwaukee County executive before his 2010 election to the governor's office.

    Read it at The New York Times