Friday, March 6th, 2015

Ron Johnson's file

Johnson

Republican from Wisconsin

Ron Johnson is a Republican U.S. senator from Wisconsin. A businessman and accountant, Johnson defeated Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin in the November 2010 election.

Johnson's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Johnson's statements for that ruling.

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Ron Johnson's website

Recent statements involving Ron Johnson

Recent stories featuring Ron Johnson

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 ...

In Context: Gwen Moore on Ebola and a travel ban

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore took a different tack on calls for a travel ban in the wake of the Ebola outbreak.

Our May High Five

Our analysis of Gov. Scott Walker’s new way of talking about job creation topped PolitiFact Wisconsin’s High Five for May, our list of the most-clicked items for the month.

So did items about Benghazi (times 2), jobs and private-school choice.

The items our readers have loved the longest

Nearly a year ago we introduced the High Five, a review of the PolitiFact Wisconsin items -- fact-checks and sometimes other articles -- that got the most page-views the previous month.

As you’d expect, the most popular items each month had been posted in recent days or weeks.

But some of our most-clicked items were published months ago. Or even longer.