Capitol Mercenaries

Capitol Mercenaries

Email date: 7/15/08

In this update:
1. Campaign donors know no party loyalty, new report shows
2. Money flows to keep booze flowing
3. WPR debate focuses on business flap over Supreme Court politics

Which party do big campaign donors prefer? The Democracy Campaign found in its latest study that it depends on who is in a position to do them the most good.

To read our new special report, Capitol Mercenaries, go here.

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The booze industry is a prime example of how big donors hedge their political bets. The Appleton Post-Crescent zeroed in on this in an article that appeared in the newspaper over the weekend.

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The Democracy Campaign’s director debated a college professor yesterday on Joy Cardin’s morning show on Wisconsin Public Radio about the infighting among business leaders that erupted in the wake of the last state Supreme Court race. If you missed the program and would like to hear it, you can listen here.