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Attorney General candidate draws heat for drunk driving ticket

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Gilman Halsted, Wisconsin Public Radio

A drunk driving citation from 24 years ago has become a hot topic in the race for state attorney general.


The Republican candidate in the race, Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel has acknowledged he got a drunk driving ticket in 1990. In a statement from his campaign manager Darrin Schmitz, Schimel says he made an error in judgment when he was 24 years old, but he pled guilty and took responsibility.

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