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Peter Barca
Gov. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election. Details of those expenses were included in a campaign finance report filed Monday by the Republican governor. Other reports Monday showed the Republican candidate for attorney general with a huge money advantage over two of his Democratic opponents. Walker's report showed his political committee sent nearly $213,000 to Sidley Austin, a large Chicago law firm where defense attorney John Gallo is a partner; more than $83,000 to the Mequon,...