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Emails to Walker hint at scheme

Wisconsin prosecutors hunt finance violations, papers show

Posted: August 24, 2014 at 3:48 a.m.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker responds to questions from the media during a ceremonial signing of his budget repair bill at the State Capitol building in Madison, Wis.  Wednesday, April 6, 2011. The bill is an amended version of Walker's original legislation, which repealed most collective bargaining options of public employees. That portion of the bill is facing legal challenges and is presently stalled in the state's court system. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart)

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker responds to questions from the media during a ceremonial signing of his budget repair bill at the State Capitol building in Madison, Wis. Wednesday, April 6, 2011. The bill is an amended version of Walker's original legislation, which repealed most collective bargaining options of public employees. That portion of the bill is facing legal challenges and is presently stalled in the state's court system. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart)

MADISON, Wis. -- Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.

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