Friday, January 30th, 2015

Mary Burke's file

Burke

Democrat from Wisconsin

Burke is a former Trek Bicycle executive and former Wisconsin Commerce Department secretary who announced on Oct. 7, 2013 that she would seek the Democratic nomination for governor in Wisconsin in the fall 2014 election against incument Republican Gov. Scott Walker. She lost to Walker on Nov. 4, 2014. She is a school board member in Madison, Wisconsin.

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One last look at 2014

Before the year disappears from the rear-view mirror, here’s a final PolitiFact Wisconsin look-back at 2014.

Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

Reviewing articles we did in 2014 without the Truth-O-Meter that provided a different sort of clarity and analysis.

Quick year-end quiz

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

Pants on Fire, on parade

Ranking, by clicks, our seven Pants on Fire ratings from 2014.

Guns, deficit, fraud and beer among our most popular non-election fact-checks

The focal point of Wisconsin politics in 2014 was the race for governor. 

But ...