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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.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True4 (%)(4)
  • Mostly True11 (%)(11)
  • Half True10 (%)(10)
  • Mostly False14 (%)(14)
  • False6 (%)(6)
  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

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Ahead of crucial House vote, fact checking the GOP's Obamacare replacement

Does it benefit the rich, lower premiums?

The year in fact checking, 2016

True enough: In a year in which lie telling reached new proportions, four of our 10 most-clicked items got a rating of True.

Last call: A final fact-check wrap-up

Some of the latest claims by Russ Feingold, Ron Johnson, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

20 attacks in the Ron Johnson-Russ Feingold U.S. Senate race, rated

Cordiality has been in relatively short supply in this election rematch.

In Context: Russ Feingold saying Hillary Clinton is trustworthy

Here's what Feingold was asked and how he responded when he made the remark that has been criticized by his U.S. Senate opponent, Republican incumbent Ron Johnson.