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

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    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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