1. DIRTY DEALINGS

    WI Gov. Accused of ‘Criminal Scheme’

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition Spring Leadership Meeting at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada March 29, 2014. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR3J4E1

    Steve Marcus/Reuters

    Prosecutors are alleging Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was the center of a nationwide “criminal scheme” to coordinate fundraising illegally with a number of conservative groups and figures, including Karl Rove. Newly released documents, filed as part of a lawsuit challenging the probe by conservative group Wisconsin Club for Growth, were publicly released Thursday and provide new details about the investigation that began in 2012, when Walker was facing a recall election. 

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