Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Scott Walker's file

Walker

Republican from Wisconsin

Scott Walker, a Republican, was elected governor of Wisconsin in November 2010. He was recalled in 2012 after igniting controversy with a bill curtailing public-employee union collective-bargaining rights. He survived the recall election, defeating Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.  He won re-election to a four-year term in November 2014. Walker is a former Milwaukee County executive and former member of the state Assembly.

Walker's statements by ruling

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

  • True15 (%)(15)
  • Mostly True28 (%)(28)
  • Half True23 (%)(23)
  • Mostly False18 (%)(18)
  • False33 (%)(33)
  • Pants on Fire10 (%)(10)

Scott Walker's website

Recent statements involving Scott Walker

Recent stories featuring Scott Walker

Scott Walker and abortion

In the wake of his surprise announcement on an abortion ban after 20 weeks, we review where Walker has been on the issue.

The High Five: Scott Walker, the Packers and more

Gov. Scott Walker, so-called right-to-work legislation, the Green Bay Packers and Rush Limbaugh all were part of our top February items.

Ted Cruz leading Scott Walker in Texas? Not in Pants on Fire ratings

A poll shows Ted Cruz barely still the favorite of Texas Republicans considering presidential prospects--with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker close behind (within the poll's margin of error).

 

Poll results oft change. But Truth-O-Meter report cards just get longer. Walker has been fact-checked more than Cruz; he  also has more Pants on Fire ratings. More ahead...

 

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Source: News story, "UT/TT Poll: In Texas, Walker Ties Cruz; Clinton Soaring," the Texas Tribune, Feb. 23, 2015

Sorting out right to work

Breaking news about fast-track legislation is sure to reignite the right to work debate.

Scott Walker's university budget cuts -- how big?

Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget cuts to the University of Wisconsin System have been pegged at 13 percent, 2.5 percent and 16 percent. So, are any of those figures correct?