The ‘Caucus Scandal’: Shedding Light On A Dark Chapter


Later today, a Dane County Judge will sentence the one-time Speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly for overseeing what prosecutors called a state-funded campaign machine.Republican Scott Jensen faces a maximum of 16 years behind bars.Prosecutors allege he committed theft for the explicit purpose of distorting the democratic process.
Many point to Jensen’s case and those of others charged in the legislative caucus scandal as proof that Wisconsin has abandoned its “good government” label.Wisconsin Public Radio’s Shawn Johnson has this look at how we got there…

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