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Recent factchecks and articles about veterans and the military

Over the past year, we have done a number of articles related to veterans and the military. They include factchecks of statements made by Wisconsin congressional representatives Paul Ryan and Gwen Moore, among others.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Friday, May 23rd, 2014 at 08:43 a.m.

The Top Ten of 2013

Since May 2013, we've been presenting our monthly High Five -- the PolitiFact Wisconsin articles that got the most page-views each month. But, hey, it's the end of the year -- time to reflect and to celebrate. So, here are 10 items -- the ones that attracted the most eyeballs in all of 2013.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 10:00 p.m.

Claims about guns often miss the target

We analyze our 130+ fact-checks about guns and find some interesting patterns and trends.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.

Scariest lines of the 2012 campaign

For Halloween, we highlight the scare tactics of 2012. Don't be afraid! The Truth-O-Meter says they're not true!

By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 05:36 p.m.

Is the NRA right that Obama is 'coming for our guns'?

A mailer from the National Rifle Association says President Obama voted to outlaw deer-hunting ammunition and that his comments show he's coming for our guns. We check the facts.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 01:42 p.m.

A look at our Walker and recall-related statements

As Democrats launch their drive to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, here's a look at some of the claims -- from both sides -- you're likely to see repeated. And repeated.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 02:25 p.m.

Fact-checking the NRA on 'Right to Carry'

We dig into the numbers on crime and gun laws.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 05:11 p.m.

Fact-checking CPAC

We fact-check speeches from the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 04:12 p.m.

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