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.
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Says salaries and benefits for Wisconsin state employee comprised 8.5 percent of the 2009-2011 state budget.
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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.
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.
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.
The Wisconsin budget controversy has generated sharp rhetorical clashes over ideology, budget priorities and tactics -- and the largest sustained protests in Madison since the Vietnam War,
The main event: An argument over collective bargaining rights and compensation for state and local government employees that has spurred national interest.
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