We have fact-checked misleading claims about anchor babies, deportations, sanctuary cities and the candidates' proposals.
Articulating positions on immigration continues to hinder Gov. Scott Walker on the presidential campaign trail. A closer look at his statements on "birthright citizenship."
Folks were still cleaning up the debate podiums in Cleveland when 10 Republican candidates for president were on their way to Atlanta.
They will be in town for this weekend's RedState Gathering, a convention at the InterContinental Buckhead for conservative and party activists.
The event will be lived streamed here if you want to watch. Expected candidates and speaking times are:
Friday Aug. 7:
10:30 a.m. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
11:30 a.m. — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry
1:30 p.m. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal
3:30 p.m. — Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina
4:30 p.m. — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio
Saturday Aug. 8
9:00 a.m. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
11:30 a.m. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
1:30 p.m. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush
4:30 p.m. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — developer Donald Trump speaks at the event's "tailgate" at the College Football Hall of Fame
Seven talking points you might hear from the Wisconsin governor during the first GOP presidential debate.
In Monday's announcement speech, Wisconsin's Republican governor touched on several claims that we've reviewed before.
Our speech preview: More Walker factchecks
With the Republican Wisconsin governor poised to announce for president, we analyze his campaign through the lens of his record on the Truth-O-Meter and the Flip-O-Meter.
We examine a statement, often made by Gov. Scott Walker on the campaign trail, that the founders were "ordinary people."
Also: Our 'High Five' of most-clicked items from June.
The nation's founding fathers were just ordinary people, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker sometimes says.
PolitiFact Wisconsin wondered about that.
Meantime, we hope you enjoy Independence Day.
Claims surrounding Gov. Scott Walker, a top GOP presidential contender, once again dominated the High Five for June.
The governor says losing the Milwaukee Bucks would be more expensive to taxpayers than helping to build the team a new arena. What is behind the numbers?
Also: Factchecking the state budget.
They're relatively rare. But the statements we rate True are an interesting lot. Here are 10 of them.
Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rick Perry are among the speakers at Gov. Rick Scott’s economic summit in Orlando.
• Revisiting the Legislature’s budget showdown
False, False, False, Pants on Fire.
May 2015 was kind of a rough month for some folks on PolitiFact Wisconsin's Truth-O-Meter.
Final numbers for 2014 show Scott Walker fell short on his promise of 250,000 new private-sector jobs in his first term.
Gov. Scott Walker’s travels as a 2016 contender for the White House raise a legitimate question: How much time is he in Wisconsin?
Plus: Ron Johnson vs. Russ Feingold, The Rematch
A look at some recent fact checks.
The calendar change to May means state budget decisions will dominate the political headlines in the weeks ahead. A look back at factchecks on key topics.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments about same-sex marriage bans. PolitiFact has fact-checked multiple claims related to the topic.
Gov. Scott Walker took pains to clarify his position on illegal immigration amid allegations of flip-flopping, but questions remain.
Scott Walker and Greg Abbott, both visiting the Texas-Mexico border, have something else in common.
Walker, governor of his state longer than Abbott has led Texas, has been checked more often, though.