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Schimel’s fundraiser will charge $100 a plate for general attendees, with “Host Levels” ranging from $500 to 2,500. A spokesman for Schimel’s campaign said it’s a victory celebration that will help pay off campaign debts and fund future campaigns. Via AG Schimel brings in favored big money special interests before taking office @ Democurmudgeon.
Via Schimel defeats Happ for attorney general @ JSOnline.
Via Just how bad is Susan Happ? @ Wigderson Library & Pub.
Atty gen’s race: 71% of registered and 68% of likelies don’t have an opinion Schimel. For Happ, it’s 72% and 68%. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) October 29, 2014
Marq Law School Poll on atty gen’s race puts Republican Brad Schimel at 43%, Democrat Susan Happ at 39% among likely voters. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) October 29, 2014
Via Brad Schimel’s Generic Thank You @ Wisconsin Soapbox.
Every worry I had about the race for attorney general has erupted in nasty ads and Internet posturing a few days ahead of the Nov. 4 election to determine the second most important position on the statewide ballot. Via LOW ROAD OF TV’S TOP COP ANTICS MAY HIDE WHY HAPP IS BEST FOR AG @…
Via Happ talks up women’s issues in new TV ad @ WisPolitics Election Blog.
Wisconsin has a statute predating Roe that makes abortion a crime, with the only exception being instances where two doctors have determined the woman’s life is in danger. That law can’t be enforced because of the Supreme Court ruling. Via Democrats blast Schimel for signing onto anti-abortion legal paper @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via WMC knocks Burke on jobs plan in new TV ad @ WisPolitics Election Blog.
Via Committee for Justice & Fairness knocks Schimel for treatment of child sex offenders @ WisPolitics Election Blog.
Via Democrats sue state over Schimel training videos @ JS All PoliticsBlog.
Despite Happ’s conduct in the matter, Democrats have been reluctant to criticize her. Now the OLR, with startling speed, has given them some cover, despite Happ’s conduct to try to make the case go away. Making the whole matter even more disturbing, RightWisconsin reports the intake investigator, Cathe Hahn, appears to have signed the Walker…
Via JB Van Hollen: “We will be exploring alternatives to address the Court’s concern and have voter ID on election day” @ blue cheddar.
“When this story hit the news regarding Happs [sic] conflict of interest with Reynolds I got a phone call from Lori Anderson Jefferson county district attorney’s [sic] office telling me to not speak to anyone / media”, the victim wrote in a complaint first reported by WKOW television in Madison. Via Records: Happ’s Office Called…
Republican Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel said he would have defended the ban on interracial marriage had he been Wisconsin attorney general before states’ ban on interracial marriage was struck down as unconstitutional in 1967. (Marley, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) Via Brad Schimel Is Unfit for Office @ MAL Contends . . .
Take this disclosure Wednesday. The lawyer for convicted John Doe defendant Darlene Wink intentionally destroyed evidence on Wink’s computer. The destruction of evidence took place in Waukesha County. Schimel filed no charges against the lawyer…. Via Brad Schimel cut sweetheart GOP deals. Twice. @ The Political Environment.
Via AG candidate would focus on for-profit colleges @ SJ On Campus Blog.
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s refusal to defend the Government Accountability Board in a federal lawsuit challenging the investigation into Governor Scott Walker and his allies is a reversal of his office’s earlier position, could have grave implications for openness in the state, and undermines the GAB’s role in enforcing the state’s campaign finance…
A juvenile counselor accused of having 200 child pornography photos on his computer, facing a maximum sentence of 125 years in prison, got off with no jail time at all, didn’t have to register as a sex offender, and was allowed to continue to work around minors. Via Child Pornographer Facing 125 Years In Prison Gets…
Via Kramer sex case could splatter Schimel @ Inside Scoop.
So that’s why Happ is stuck hanging her hat on for-profit colleges with exactly a month to go until the election. It’s safe and doesn’t open the door to anything in her past. It is also not going to get anyone excited about her campaign. Meanwhile, it is a ploy to get the support of…