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Wisconsin governor accused of central role in violating election law
Wisconsin governor accused of central role in violating election law

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one of three Republican governors whose presidential ambitions have been tainted by allegations of wrongdoing, was at the heart of a “criminal scheme” to violate election laws, according to a prosecutor's documents released Thursday. No charges have been filed in the case, which has been investigated by special prosecutor Francis Schmitz.   According to the documents, Walker, who is running for reelection, and top staffers were involved in coordinating their efforts during the state’s recall elections with “a number of national groups and prominent figures,” such as Karl Rove, the GOP’s long-standing eminence grise, not to mention the Democrats' bete noire. ...

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