The matriarch of the Chicago Cubs-owning family, an heir to the Schlitz Beer fortune, and the richest self-made woman in the U.S.
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Court decisions, law change create rivers of cash from ultrarich donors to candidates, as long as they flow through the party
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Thousands of dollars in debts to a Las Vegas resort and casino. Hundreds of thousands in back taxes owed to the state of Wisconsin. And huge credit card debt.
Dale Kooyenga tackled and punched a 17-year-old boy in 2000 during a dispute outside a summer party in Sheboygan. Now a 39-year-old Republican state representative from Brookfield, Kooyenga was 21 at the time police filed a criminal charge of disorderly conduct against him.
Fields told police he had “a lot” to drink, according to the report, and officers found an open bottle of vodka in the van. He was later found to have a blood-alcohol level of .305, well over the legal limit of .08.