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Prosecutors can chase political misconduct without John Doe
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MADISON (AP) - A new Wisconsin law limiting secret John Doe probes doesn't mean prosecutors' days of pursuing political corruption are over. But their remaining tools have limitations that may make it more difficult, especially in complex cases, legal experts say. Prosecutors and investigators will have to turn to old-fashioned detective work or the state's little-used grand jury procedure to build their cases, presenting problems for overworked district attorneys who may not have the time to dig through misconduct allegations outside of the John Doe process, they say.