Stories by Brendan Fischer

Brendan Fischer is general counsel for the Center for Media and Democracy, publisher of PR Watch. subscribe to Brendan Fischer's feed

Posted on: Sep 16, 2016, Source:

Leaked emails show how the Republican governor of Wisconsin flouted campaign finance law to court secret donors.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2016, Source: PR Watch

ALEC's agenda would destroy public education and turn it into one that serves for-profit interests.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2016, Source: Center for Media and Democracy

Every fake political front group is freed to throw the mud.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2015, Source: PR Watch

There appears to be good reason for concern that 'reform' efforts could be a Trojan Horse.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2015, Source: Center for Media and Democracy

A right-wing propagandist rises in Koch political circles.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2015, Source: PR Watch

Accused of campaign finance violations, Walker wants the inconvenient laws repealed.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2015, Source: PR Watch

Governor of the worst state in nation for blacks.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2015, Source: PR Watch

ALEC's annual gathering revealed how right-wingers will push dangerous legislation across the country.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2015, Source: Center for Media and Democracy

One of the worst court rulings since Citizens United.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2015, Source: PR Watch

Walker has followed the right-wing policy shop's instructions for years.

Posted on: May 1, 2015, Source: Center for Media and Democracy

Walker's past campaign finances and links to right-wing front groups are at issue.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2015, Source: PR Watch

The Wisconsin governor made the insane claim that he fought unions, so he can fight ISIS.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: Center for Media and Democracy

Five years after the Supreme Court's Citizen United ruling, politicians increasingly court the rich.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2015, Source: PR Watch

There are undeniable parallels between MLK's civil rights marches and protests against police racism?

Posted on: Nov 19, 2014, Source: Center for Media and Democracy

A dastardly legislative blueprint will be the focus of an upcoming national policy summit.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2014, Source: PR Watch

Libertarian Robert Burke tries to distance himself from the ads and the Kochs.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2014, Source: PR Watch

The company ended its membership, claiming that "the facts of climate change are not in question anymore."

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: PR Watch

Across the country, cities are passing paid sick time laws.

Posted on: May 29, 2014, Source: PR Watch

First they loudly defend Walker. Then they turn on him.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2014, Source: Center for Media and Democracy

No sane person would commit voter fraud, the federal judge said.