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Brad Schimel

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Art by David Michael Miller

For four decades Isthmus has been putting together below-the-belt annual rewards for bad behavior. Not surprisingly, there is never a shortage of material. Read more

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Attorney general is officially a non-partisan gig — whoever holds the office pledges to be non-partisan. But Josh Kaul argues that Brad Schimel has been guided by ideology in every decision. Kaul hopes to replace Schimel in the Nov. 6 election. Read more

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David Michael Miller

When Wisconsin’s attorney general took office in 2015 he knew there was a backlog of more than 6,000 untested rape kits. He did little about it for years and there is still a backlog. Read more

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David Michael Miller

“Kicking Ass Every Day” was the first one. Now it’s “Kicking Voters Off The Polls Every Day.” Read more

Citizen Dave

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David Michael Miller

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says that law-abiding gun owners “don’t go out and shoot up schools.” He’s wrong. Read more

Citizen Dave

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Art by David Michael Miller

President Trump manages to suck the oxygen from the room, elbowing aside other news. Stuff happens that nobody notices. But 2017 was a banner year for Cheap Shots, Isthmus’ annual tradition of delivering low blows to worthy recipients. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories

A relatively new state law requires an outside investigation of police-involved deaths. Rep. Chris Taylor of Madison wants to prohibit officers from investigating those police departments where they used to work. Schimel — arrogantly — opposes this. Read more

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Tram Nguyen

​In Wisconsin, children are still being charged with the crime of prostitution, even though most people consider them victims. Some are pushing to end the practice, but not everyone agrees it’s the best approach. Read more

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