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Brendan Fischer is general counsel for the Center for Media and Democracy, publisher of PR Watch.
Obamacare Opponents Are Fat Cats Masquerading As Small Business
Posted on: Jun 27, 2012, Source: PR Watch
"Small businesses don't give multi-million-dollar contributions."
Wisconsin GOP Try To Retake State Senate, Hyping 'Fraud' By Young Voters
Posted on: Jun 19, 2012, Source: PR Watch
Wisconsin's political drama continues, as top GOP donors accuse young voters of fraud amid a state senate recount.
What's Behind the Recall in Wisconsin: Workers Fighting Back As Walker Dodges Questions About Corruption
Posted on: Jun 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The roots of the Tuesday's special election recall election unexpectedly began last winter.
Koch Brothers' Americans For Prosperity Goes All Out in Wisconsin Recall--And Denies It!
Posted on: May 28, 2012, Source: PR Watch
The spokesperson for the Koch Brothers' anti-union crusade claims their efforts are not on behalf of any candidate.
Wisconsin Recall Showdown Decided: Scott Walker to Face Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett
Posted on: May 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Scott Walker's 2010 opponent gets a rematch, as protester's candidate will face the GOP Lt. Governor.
Scott Walker Gets $1.3 Million From Koch Summit Attendees to Fight Recall
Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source: PR Watch
Wisconsin's embattled Republican governor is supported by a who's who of wealthy right-wing donors.
Rightwing ALEC Puts Wisconsin Anti-Labor Laws On May Agenda
Posted on: May 1, 2012, Source: PR Watch
Michigan's Koch-Funded Mackinac Center Is Bringing Wisconsin Act 10 Provisions to ALEC's spring meeting.
Right-Wing ALEC Retreats on Most Controversial Issues
Posted on: Apr 17, 2012, Source: PR Watch
ALEC disbands task force responsible for Stand Your Ground, voter ID, prison privatization, AZ's anti-immigrant law SB 1070.
The Wisconsin Story: Scott Walker's Unprecedented Assault on Unions and Democracy And the June 5th Recall Vote
Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Wisconsin's populist rebellion came after state GOP leaders attacked workers' rights and dignity.
Scott Walker Imports Voter Suppression Thugs In Wisconsin Recall
Posted on: Feb 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The embattled Wisconsin governor has now turned to groups known for intimidating voters.
David Koch's Non-Profit Flouts Law And Spends $700,000 Against Wisconsin Recall
Posted on: Feb 9, 2012, Source: PR Watch
The non-profit founded by the oil billionaire injects $700,000 to retain the embattled Wisconsin governor, possibly violating various laws on political activities.
Meet Gov. Scott Walker’s New Political Hit Women
Posted on: Feb 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The embattled Wisconsin governor hires two young Republicans who are veterans of no-holds-barred campaigns and propaganda efforts.
South Carolina GOP Eyes Citizenship Proof For New Voters
Posted on: Jan 30, 2012, Source: PR Watch
The latest effort to police voting in South Carolina comes after the Justice Department rejected the state's new voter ID law.
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