Seniors Warm to Walker

In this update: 1. Retirees flocked to Walker 2. Mining company makes first Wisconsin campaign donations 3. What secret donors want Seniors Warm to Walker

Email date: 11/22/10

In this update:
1. Retirees flocked to Walker
2. Mining company makes first Wisconsin campaign donations
3. What secret donors want

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Retirees flocked to Walker
Earlier this month Governor-elect Scott Walker called retirees “wonderful investors.” Yes they are. In more ways than one, as a report issued by the Democracy Campaign this morning shows.

For some thoughts on why Walker likes seniors so much and vice-versa, check out our podcast.

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Mining company makes first Wisconsin campaign donations
Last week it was reported that a mining company wants to start extracting iron ore again from an old mountain range in far northern Wisconsin.

Should have known. The company made its first-ever campaign contributions in Wisconsin in August.

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What secret donors want
In case you still need to be persuaded why voters should know who is donating all the money used for election campaign ads, read this and this.