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…
Via Madison Police Officers union endorses Susan Happ for Attorney General @ Blogging Blue.
Among likely voters in atty gen’s race, Republican Brad Schimel at 41%, Democrat Susan Happ at 39%, w/ 19% undecided. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) October 1, 2014
Via Brad Schimel issues first ad in race for AG @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via Holder is leaving @ Althouse.
Via Happ Repeatedly Went Soft on Registered Sex Offender @ Media Trackers.
Via Schimel wins endorsement of statewide police union @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via AG candidate Susan Happ to dump donation from lawyer in sexual assault case @ JS No Quarter Blog.
For J. B. Van Hollen, after eight years as atty gen, 51% have no opinion of him, 26% favorable, 22% unfavorable. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) September 17, 2014
In attorney general's race, Republican Brad Schimel leads Democrat Susan Happ 42%-41% among likely voters. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) September 17, 2014
Happ leads Schimel 39%-38% among registered voters. #mulawpoll — MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) September 17, 2014
Via WisGOP Launches HappHides.com As Susan Happ Hides from Bad, Soft on Crime Record @ WISGOP.
Via Did Van Hollen Throw the Game? @ Dad29.
According to a Media Trackers analysis of Happ’s time as a defense attorney, Happ defended clients in over 110 cases of repeat drunk driving between 1998 and 2008. Via Happ Has History of Helping Repeat Drunk Drivers @ Media Trackers.