Judge considering whether to release John Doe documents
MADISON (AP) -- A federal judge is considering a request to release to the public more than 100 documents related to a secret investigation into Republican recall campaigns and their communications with conservative groups.
Attorneys from both sides have asked U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa to release the documents.
Wisconsin Public Radio reports the attorney for special prosecutor Francis Schmitz wrote the case had "become so widely known that maintaining the integrity of the investigation may no longer justify maintaining secrecy."
Five journalism groups initially asked for the documents' release.
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