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.
As he has emerged as a front-runner among 2016 GOP presidential contenders, Gov. Scott Walker has shifted some of his positions. On what issues, and to what end?
Latest report brings us one step closer to final tally for Walker's first term.
On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights.
Rick Scott's 2015 State of the State speech annotated
On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights
In the wake of his surprise announcement on an abortion ban after 20 weeks, we review where Walker has been on the issue.
Gov. Scott Walker, so-called right-to-work legislation, the Green Bay Packers and Rush Limbaugh all were part of our top February items.
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...
Source: News story, "UT/TT Poll: In Texas, Walker Ties Cruz; Clinton Soaring," the Texas Tribune, Feb. 23, 2015
Breaking news about fast-track legislation is sure to reignite the right to work debate.
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?