All statements involving Russ Feingold

Mostly True

A resume rematch

Ron Johnson
Ron Johnson

"I’ll be running against a career politician."

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

Half-True

Group that paid him disclosed its donors while operating

Half-True

Some changes, but hasn't advocated for completely private system

Full Flop

A new coat of paint covers this 1992 garage-door promise

Mostly False

Mostly False + Mostly False = Mostly False

 National Republican Senatorial Committee
National Republican Senatorial Committee

Says Russ Feingold cast the "deciding vote" for the "largest tax increase" in history

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

True

Johnson doesn't dispute statement

Mostly True

Longtime critic of federal role

Half-True

Ranking is for wired broadband. We fare much better on mobile

Mostly False

His vote was 1 of 60

Pants on Fire!

Actually, he was in Wisconsin

 National Republican Senatorial Committee
National Republican Senatorial Committee

Democrat "Russ Feingold announced his Wisconsin Senate run today from…California."

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

False

Hot-button 2006 vote has spawned dozens of attack ads. This one is wrong, too

Mostly True

Some lawyers never practiced, and the accountant's other numbers were slightly off

True

The post-election mix will be different, but there are 69 already

Mostly False

Claim centers on a critical news release that actually prompted changes to the project in question

Half-True

The number is the best available, but leaves out jobs gained through trade deals

Mostly False

Growth in the program may slow, but it's still increasing

Ron Johnson
Ron Johnson

Says "Russ Feingold cut Medicare by $523 billion."

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

False

In using loaded language, Johnson overshoots his target

Pants on Fire!

No proof ... just an off-base hunch

Mostly False

A superficial similarity, but comparison misses the mark