Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

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. 

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Quick year-end quiz

Can you guess how we rated these six lighter and less-serious claims from 2014?

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.