Gwen Moore's file:
Moore

Democrat from Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore is a Democratic member of Congress, representing Wisconsin's 4th District, which primarily includes Milwaukee. Moore, who served in the state Legislature from 1989 to 2004, was elected to Congress in 2004.

Recent statements involving Gwen Moore

Domestic violence "is seen as a pre-existing" health condition and "women had to pay 50 percent more for health care because of gender ratings," but under Obamacare, "all of that is over."  

A Republican housing finance reform bill "would eliminate a person’s ability to obtain 15- and 30-year mortgages."

Since the federal Violence Against Women Act was adopted in 1994, "cases of domestic violence have fallen by 67 percent."

Says opponent U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore ‘is Wisconsin’s most absent member of Congress, missing nearly 17 percent of the House votes in the second quarter of 2012.’

Says House Republicans "tried to change the definition of rape."

Recent stories featuring Gwen Moore

The August High Five: Walker, Walker, Walker:

Gov. Scott Walker continues to click with PolitiFact Wisconsin readers. The three items that got the most page-views on our site in August 2013 were each Walker-related.

And two of those involved perhaps the central issue of Walker's tenure: jobs.

Rounding out the High Five were statements by Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore.

In Context: Tying military culture to sexual abuse in the military:

After a Pentagon report estimated that 26,000 members of the armed forces were sexually assaulted in 2012, U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, blamed military culture for the military’s sexual assault problem.

Her take -- and subsequent criticism from conservatives -- create a space for In Context, an occasional feature that tells more of the story about statements that get widespread attention.

Are Sensenbrenner and Moore in agreement on Voting Rights Act?:

As the Supreme Court mulls over the fate of the Voting Rights Act, House Democrat Gwen Moore cites House Republican Jim Sensenbrenner's backing of the landmark law as she advocates for saving it.

But do the pair really agree on what constitutes a threat to voting rights? We take a look.

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.

Democrats make case for Obama re-election:

The Democrats wrapped up their convention Thursday night in Charlotte with President Barack Obama making his case for four more years on the job.

Prior to the president’s culminating speech, PolitiFact, PolitiFact Georgia and the AJC Truth-O-Meter tested some claims made by former President Bill Clinton and political leaders during convention appearances.

We will complete a full fact-check of claims made by Obama in Saturday’s paper, and a roundup of claims made throughout the convention on Sunday.

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