1. DIRTY DEALINGS

    WI Gov. Accused of ‘Criminal Scheme’

    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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