Brad Schimel's file

Republican Brad Schimel was elected in 2006 as the district attorney in Waukesha County, which borders Milwaukee County. He was the GOP nominee for Wisconsin attorney general in the November 2014 election, and defeated Susan Happ to win the office.

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Recent stories featuring Brad Schimel

Six Pants on Fire claims in 2017

From the left and right.

What we know about opioids, declared by Trump as a public health emergency

Reviewing fact checks on the impact of opioid abuse in Wisconsin.

A first take on candidates for attorney general

Made plans yet for Aug. 12, 2014?

Yeah, it's just a Tuesday in the middle of summer.

But it's also Election Day -- well, primary election day. Among the state races on the ballot is attorney general.

Here's a look at a first round of factchecks.