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Barrett, Walker Run Twin Negative Ads On Each Other's Trustworthiness

Walker's new ad: "Truthful." Barrett's: "Do you believe Scott Walker?" Positive ads are hard to find in this race.

Posted on May 31, 2012, at 1:03 p.m. ET

Scott Walker's campaign released an ad called "Truthful" this morning, attacking Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett for crimes in Milwaukee being misreported.

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In the same vein, Barrett's campaign is running a television ad calling Walker a liar. "Do you believe Scott Walker?" it begins.

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The candidates' final debate is this evening in Madison, and there are only a few days left before the June 5 recall election. Campaign ads on both sides have been largely negative of late, as Barrett scrambles to close his gap in the polls and Walker attempts to deliver a death blow.

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