Read the Wisconsin State Journal's coverage of the two secret John Doe investigations which dogged Gov. Scott Walker's administration for years.
John Doe investigators have asked U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman to override Wisconsin Supreme Court decision.
Wisconsin Club for Growth said the settlement will bar the GAB and its successors from playing a similar role in future investigations.
Two prosecutors involved in a secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s recall campaign say they won’t appeal a ruling that halted the probe.
The special prosecutor in the case said he plans to appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court if he has the resources.
A new Wisconsin law limiting secret John Doe probes doesn’t mean prosecutors’ days of pursuing political corruption are over. But their remain…
The legislation prohibits prosecutors from using secret probes known as John Doe investigations to investigate allegations of political crimes.
The allegation from a now closed John Doe investigation didn't result in specific charges against Walker or his county staff.
The newspaper reports GAB staff attorney Shane Falk encouraged special prosecutor Francis Schmitz investigating Gov. Scott Walker and his allies to "stay strong."
But legal experts suggest raids may not have been out of bounds. Gov. Scott Walker's backers haven't challenged searches in court.
A majority of justices also found the judicial appointment of a special prosecutor to head the so-called "John Doe" investigation, Francis Schmitz, was invalid under state law.
All property must be returned and all copies of documents must be destroyed, but critics are talking about an appeal to federal courts.
The court records released Wednesday involve a secret investigation launched in 2012 into coordination between Walker's campaign and conservative and Republican groups.
Wisconsin Club for Growth wants the high court to throw out the probe targeting coordination between Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and conservative political groups.
Records show Milwaukee County staff used the phrase "dark side" to refer to campaign-related activity on behalf of Scott Walker's gubernatorial campaign.
The conservative group charges Government Accountability Board staff worked on the John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign for 10 months without getting an OK from its board, then continued working after the judges voted to end participation.
The orders issued Tuesday offer a preview of arguments over the investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign during the 2011 and 2012 recalls.
Tuesday's release is the fourth involving evidence gathered during the first "John Doe" investigation involving Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.
A federal appeals court has unanimously rejected a conservative group's request to reconsider a ruling last month tossing a lawsuit challenging an investigation into possible illegal campaign coordination.
The assistance given to John Hiller, one of three bidders on a Milwaukee County real-estate deal, was revealed in thousands of emails released Tuesday.
Among the nearly 16,000 emails released by Milwaukee County on Tuesday is correspondence between former treasurer John Hiller and top county official Cindy Archer.
A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court's ruling halting an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker for alleged illegal campaign activity.
Whatever decision the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals makes could either kill or keep the investigation going - and affect the political fortunes of Gov. Scott Walker.
The materials include records seized in the first investigation into the office of Scott Walker when he was Milwaukee County executive.
The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will consider whether to overturn a ruling halting the probe and whether to unseal more records from the secret investigation.
A federal appeals court has released more than 1,300 pages linked to a secret investigation into whether Gov. Scott Walker's recall campaign illegally coordinated with conservative groups.
But legal experts say it's possible Walker is still a subject of interest in the investigation into possible illegal campaign coordination.
Wisconsin's elections agency head warns candidates could operate secret committees and control millions of undisclosed dollars.
Wrangling over John Doe investigation heats up as arguments erupt over whether prosecutor violated injunction halting probe.
Prosecutors overseeing the investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s recall campaign and other conservative groups are objecting to a request tha…
U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa's finding is an attempt to take back the 'John Doe' case from the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.
The filing in the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals seeks to halt implementation of a Tuesday ruling that shut down the secret probe.
Wisconsin Club for Growth is likely to prove prosecutors violated its free-speech rights in investigating the group's activities, Judge Rudolph Randa finds.
Wisconsin Club for Growth is asking a federal judge to halt the secret investigation. Prosecutors are trying to keep the judge from ruling.
The judge overseeing a secret John Doe investigation also said he disagreed with the prosecution's theory that recall campaigns may have illegally coordinated with outside groups.
More than 28,000 pages of emails released Wednesday include examples of Scott Walker and his campaign directing county workers to help with research.
A pair of unnamed parties have sued the John Doe judge and prosecutor in cases with the state Supreme Court.
A lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee alleges the John Doe investigation is 'political' and violates the group's free speech rights.
The state elections watchdog issued the opinion after being questioned by a campaign committee being investigated.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said the Legislature won't change the system to affect the current investigation, but will be watching the outcome for any signs of unfairness.
As another secret John Doe investigation looms, here's a primer on campaign finance and coordination for campaigns and third-party groups.
A Madison attorney has filed five appeals to unspecified actions by Judge Gregory A. Peterson, the new John Doe judge.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a secret probe also is looking into the activities of more than two dozen conservative groups
A state Court of Appeals has rejected the state’s efforts to block media companies and First Amendment advocates from intervening in a crimina…
The state is arguing that media companies and First Amendment advocates should not be allowed to intervene in a criminal appeal of one of Scot…