A look back at our 1,000 items shows a period of sweeping political change in Wisconsin -- and offers a glimpse at the future
In honor of National Recycling Week, we look at oft-repeated claims.
With the Republican Wisconsin governor poised to announce for president, we analyze his campaign through the lens of his record on the Truth-O-Meter and the Flip-O-Meter.
They're relatively rare. But the statements we rate True are an interesting lot. Here are 10 of them.
In the wake of his surprise announcement on an abortion ban after 20 weeks, we review where Walker has been on the issue.
Before the year disappears from the rear-view mirror, here’s a final PolitiFact Wisconsin look-back at 2014.
Reviewing articles we did in 2014 without the Truth-O-Meter that provided a different sort of clarity and analysis.
Can you guess how we rated these six lighter and less-serious claims from 2014?
Ranking, by clicks, our seven Pants on Fire ratings from 2014.
The focal point of Wisconsin politics in 2014 was the race for governor.
A look back at our most-clicked work from November.
Meanwhile, here are our round-ups of claims on key topics: Taxes, education, jobs, wages and income, business growth, higher education and miscellaneous items.
For the past week we've taken a look, by topic, at some of the major claims that have been made in the camapign for governor. We conclude with a roundup of claims made by and about Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke, that don't fit neatly into a category.
The cost of higher education -- and even Gov. Scott Walker's experience as an undergraduate -- have been fodder for statements in the race between Walker and his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke.
The growth in new businesses and the use of tax breaks in the pursuit of business growth have led to several claims from Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke that we’ve checked on the Truth-O-Meter.
Alongside jobs, Gov. Scott Walker and his challenger, Mary Burke, have sparred over how Wisconsinites have fared in terms of wages and income.
Scott Walker’s promise to create 250,000 private-sector jobs -- made when he was a candidate in 2010 and rated by us as a Promise Broken -- has reverberated throughout the 2014 campaign for governor. Both he, challenger Mary Burke and others have made a number of jobs-related claims. Here’s how we’ve rated some key ones.
How much Wisconsinites have, and will, pay in taxes has been fertile ground for statements made by Mary Burke and Gov. Scott Walker during the 2014 gubernatorial campaign.
Today's topic: Miscellaneous items.
Previously published: Taxes, education, jobs, wages and income, business growth and higher education
When it comes to education issues, Act 10, private school vouchers and public school funding have been key topics in statements we've rated on the Truth-O-Meter.