Mark Pocan's file:
Pocan

Democrat from Wisconsin

Mark Pocan was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2nd Congressional District on Nov. 6, 2012. He is from Madison and previously served as a Democratic member of the Wisconsin state Assembly. 

Recent statements involving Mark Pocan

Wisconsin was the "first state to ban public and private sector employment discrimination based on sexual orientation."

As a result of climate change, ice fishermen in Wisconsin "are already noticing fewer days they can be out on our ice covered lakes."

"Nothing in the Constitution explicitly guarantees our right to vote."

"Not one dime gets added to the deficit because of Social Security."

Says she "stood up to" Gov. Scott Walker on tax cuts "for wealthy corporations" while her congressional opponent voted with Walker.

Recent stories featuring Mark Pocan

In February's High Five race: Barack Obama, Scott Walker and some other guys:

The PolitiFact Wisconsin articles that got the most page-views in February 2014 (Barack Obama was No. 1, Scott Walker No. 2) are a little like the advertising on a NASCAR racing car.

All over the map.

 

Fact-checking voting laws: a year-end report:

Amid a nationwide battle about voter access, PolitiFact researched claims about noncitizen voters, restoration of ex-felons’ rights and voter laws nationwide.

Fact-checking Gov. Scott Walker's new book:

In his new memoir, Gov. Scott Walker recounts how he secretly crafted a plan "that gets rid of the unions and eliminates collective bargaining." He dwells on the state of state government’s finances prior to his election and argues for how much better they are now.

And he takes a few pokes at President Obama’s Washington.

We take a look at how Walker's claims -- new and old -- stack up on the Truth-O-Meter.

Turning it over to readers:

We hear regularly from PolitiFact Wisconsin readers, so we decided it's time to give them some space.

Here's the debut of our Mailbag.

In Context: Hillary Clinton's 'What difference does it make' comment:

With the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, back in the news, we take an In Context look at what Hillary Clinton said to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson about the attack, which is the subject of a hearing on May 8, 2013.

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