Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

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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.

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.

Claims about guns often miss the target

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

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!

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.

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.

Fact-checking the NRA on 'Right to Carry'

We dig into the numbers on crime and gun laws.

Fact-checking CPAC

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