Chris Larson's file:

Democrat from Wisconsin

Chris Larson, a Milwaukee Democrat, was elected to the Wisconsin state Senate in November 2010. In November 2012, he was elected Senate minority leader. Larson formerly served on the Milwaukee County Board.

Recent statements involving Chris Larson

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate approved a bill "denying veterans the right to recover their medical costs for cancers they developed while serving their country."

The Capitol Police force is "going so far as to use paramilitary equipment" in dealing with singing protesters in Madison

Says Gov. Scott Walker "hasn't done a public event this entire year."

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. "cannot account for creating one single job."

A Republican-sponsored Wisconsin mining bill "will take at least seven years to create jobs."  

Recent stories featuring Chris Larson

Recent factchecks and articles about veterans and the military:

Over the past year, we have done a number of articles related to veterans and the military.

They include factchecks of statements made by Wisconsin congressional representatives Paul Ryan and Gwen Moore, among others.

The High Five: Our most-clicked items for September:

Reader favorites last month dealt with the jobs picture, the state budget and a review of Truth-O-Meter items on Obamacare just days before the government shutdown.

We promise to remain open for business, no matter what happens in Washington.

In Context: Gov. Scott Walker's "from dependence to independence" speech:

When Gov. Scott Walker proposed reforming Medicaid, food stamps and unemployment compensation, all in one speech, the howls from the left were sharp.

But what did Walker, who increasingly is viewed as a presidential candidate in 2016, actually say? We explore with our In Context feature.

Rounding up claims from the 2013 State of the State:

During his 2013 State of the State speech, Republican Gov. Scott Walker made a few familiar claims. So did Democratic leaders in response.

Here’s a look at how those past statements fared when we first looked at them.

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