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Prosecutors Happ, Schimel have eyes on the attorney general's office

Susan Happ and Brad Schimel are both prosecutors with their eyes on the attorney general's office. But they couldn't be further apart in their philosophies.

Barrett calls on Democrats to unify

Democratic governor candidate Tom Barrett is calling on the Democratic Party to help candidates unify following the May 8 primary.Barrett on Monday sent a letter to Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairman Mike Tate asking him to convene a committee consisting of representatives from each of the four candidates to develop a plan to support whoever wins the primary.Barrett is calling on all the candidates to back the eventual nominee who advances to take on Republican Gov. Scott Walker.Barrett said former Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton will be representing his campaign.Former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, Secretary of State Doug La Follette and state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout are also running.They and the Democratic Party spokesman had no immediate reaction to the request.

Walker Says He Wants Recall Election Soon

Gov. Scott Walker said he believes petition circulators have enough valid signatures to force a recall election against him, and he wants it to happen sooner rather than later.

Recall Moves Forward Without Obvious Walker Challenger

The effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker has continued despite the fact that his opponents haven't publicly rallied around a particular candidate to oppose him as yet. SURVEY: Who Should Challenge Walker In Recall? VIDEO: Watch The Report

Group Behind Walker Recall Has Links To Democratic Party

Members of United Wisconsin said that they're a grassroots, independent group trying to recall Gov. Scott Walker, but Republican leaders claim there are too many Democratic staffers involved to call the group "independent." VIDEO: Watch The Report READ: Walker Says He Doesn't Know How Much He'll Spend READ: Walker Supporters Hold Recall The Recall Event