Jim Sensenbrenner's file:
Sensenbrenner

Republican from Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., has served in Congress since 1979. He represents a district covering Milwaukee suburbs.

Recent statements involving Jim Sensenbrenner

"Currently, it takes up to 25 years to obtain U.S. citizenship legally" but the Senate bill "would allow immigrants who came to the United States illegally to obtain citizenship in just 13 years."

An 11-year-old girl was investigated by the FBI and had to pay a $500 federal criminal fine "because she found an injured woodpecker and put it in a cage to make sure that the bird was OK."

"75 percent of the (air traffic control) towers the Obama Administration is closing are located in Republican Congressional Districts."

"I've done more impeachments than anybody else in the history of the country."

"We have the highest corporate tax rate in the world. It’s 35 percent."

Recent stories featuring Jim Sensenbrenner

Introducing the High Five: A look at our most-clicked items for May :

Today we introduce a new feature: the High Five.

We’ll recap the five PolitiFact Wisconsin items that received the most page-views at PolitiFact Wisconsin during the previous month.

In May, they included a one drink maximum; a girl, an injured woodpecker and the FBI; repeated hand-washing and a memorable Clinton vs. Johnson moment.

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.

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