Shawn Johnson http://wvasfm.org en Ex-Aide's Emails May Taint Wisconsin Governor's Political Ambitions http://wvasfm.org/post/ex-aides-emails-may-taint-wis-gov-walkers-political-ambitions A Wisconsin court has released an enormous number of emails — 27,000 pages — from a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker.<p>Kelly Rindfleisch was convicted last year of using her government job to do illegal campaign work. At the time, Walker was the Milwaukee County executive.<p>The emails paint a picture of constant coordination between Walker's county office and his 2010 gubernatorial campaign. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:21:00 +0000 Shawn Johnson 43401 at http://wvasfm.org Ex-Aide's Emails May Taint Wisconsin Governor's Political Ambitions Wisconsin's Walker Downplays Presidential Buzz http://wvasfm.org/post/wisconsins-walker-downplays-presidential-buzz A little more than a year ago, Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election after an epic battle with unions that gave him folk-hero status with many conservatives. Some political observers now consider him a presidential contender.<p>But Walker is downplaying that talk, even as he takes steps that hint at national ambition.<p>Although the state Legislature hasn't yet passed his latest budget, Walker is already touring the state on a victory lap. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:53:00 +0000 Shawn Johnson 29855 at http://wvasfm.org Wisconsin's Walker Downplays Presidential Buzz Four GOP Candidates In Wis. Show Party's Divisions http://wvasfm.org/post/four-gop-candidates-wis-show-partys-divisions Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>From NPR News, This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>And I'm Melissa Block.<p>Wisconsin voters head to the polls again next week, just two months after their first ever gubernatorial recall election. Defeating that recall brought the state's Republicans together, but choosing among four GOP candidates for the U.S. Senate is showcasing the party's divisions, as Wisconsin Public Radio's Shawn Johnson reports.<p>SHAWN JOHNSON, BYLINE: If former Governor Tommy Thompson had announced his candidacy for U.S. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 21:10:00 +0000 Shawn Johnson 13025 at http://wvasfm.org