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Republican from Wisconsin

Ron Johnson is a Republican U.S. senator from Wisconsin. A businessman and accountant, Johnson defeated Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold in the 2010 election. He is seeking re-election in 2016.

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Our Labor Day fact check roundup

For Labor Day, a look at fact checks over the past year that are of interest to working folks in Wisconsin.


Happy Birthday to us! The top 5 items from past 5 years


In Context: What Scott Walker said about a Canada wall

No, really -- it's True

They're relatively rare. But the statements we rate True are an interesting lot. Here are 10 of them.

The High Five: Heavily tilted to False

False, False, False, Pants on Fire.

May 2015 was kind of a rough month for some folks on PolitiFact Wisconsin's Truth-O-Meter.

Ron Johnson vs. Russ Feingold, The Rematch

If the 2016 U.S. Senate rematch mimics the 2010 race, it will be a no-holds-barred affair.

Plus: An accounting of Scott Walker's travels

Fact-checking recent claims about an Iran nuclear deal

We take a look at some of the claims surrounding the administration's negotiations with Iran, and the Republican backlash.