April was such a busy month when it came to politics (Wisconsin’s April 5 primary was just the start) that it took us some extra time to sort through our most-clicked items for the month.
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For Labor Day, a look at fact checks over the past year that are of interest to working folks in Wisconsin. Happy Birthday to us! The top 5 items from past 5 years In Context: What Scott Walker said about a Canada wall
They're relatively rare. But the statements we rate True are an interesting lot. Here are 10 of them.
Can you guess how we rated these six lighter and less-serious claims from 2014?
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.
Amid a nationwide battle about voter access, PolitiFact researched claims about noncitizen voters, restoration of ex-felons’ rights and voter laws nationwide.
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.
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. Check out some of our hottest items.