All stories featuring Scott Walker

Rating Scott Walker promises on transportation

We rate the status of three Walker campaign pledges, one on toll roads and two on the state Transportation Fund. 

What have Milwaukee's mayor and county executive promised you?

We're asking your help to track promises made by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele during their 2016 re-election campaigns.

In Context: Scott Walker, Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre

Fleshing out comments made by the Republican governor, which drew criticism from Democrats, in which he compared political attacks on himself to someone attacking the two Green Bay Packers quarterbacks.

Fact-checking the Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Claims have been made about the backgrounds of Justice Rebecca Bradley and her challenger, state Court of Appeals Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg.   Plus: Claims we have rated in the Milwaukee County executive's race   And: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Clinton, Sanders, Kasich, Cruz and Trump, and our article: Trump: Low on the Truth-O-Meter, high in the polls

Fact checking a Donald Trump appearance in Milwaukee

The GOP front runner made several claims that have, in one way or another, been evaluated by PolitiFact.  Plus: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Clinton, Sanders, Kasich and Cruz; Trump's comments on punishing women who have an abortion; and Trump: Low on the Truth-O-Meter, high in the polls

Scott on the Walk-O-Meter

Gov. Scott Walker's annual State of the State address is a good timeto review his progress on campaign promises.

High Five: Our most-clicked items from December

A look at our most-clicked items from December, including an oldie but a goodie.

Most checked in 2015: Scott Walker

Reviewing the five most-clicked 2015 fact checks of the politician we fact checked most in 2015.

Five years, 1,000 factchecks

A look back at our 1,000 items shows a period of sweeping political change in Wisconsin -- and offers a glimpse at the future

Claims that we've heard again...and again

In honor of National Recycling Week, we look at oft-repeated claims.

Fact checking the Milwaukee GOP debate

Let's see how the candidates did in repeating claims that have been previously rated on the Truth-O-Meter.

Our October High Five

Some older items got new attention from PolitiFact readers in October.  

Our September High Five: By this tally, Scott Walker fared better

Gov. Scott Walker ended his campaign for president in September, but continued to dominate the attention of PolitiFact Wisconsin readers.

Examining some of Scott Walker's campaign missteps

We take a closer look at key moments that were viewed as gaffes during his presidential run.   Also: Our most-clicked items from Walker's run

Our most-clicked Scott Walker items

As the Wisconsin governor ends his 2016 presidential run, a look at our Walker items that got the most page-views in 2015.

Fact checking Scott Walker in the second debate

How did Scott Walker do, factcheck-wise, in the second Republican presidential go-round? We check it out.

Fact checking Scott Walker and unions

We review recent union-related fact checks ahead of a Walker speech in which he is expected to propose abolishing unions for federal workers.

Ahead of her Wisconsin visit, Hillary Clinton on the Truth-O-Meter

We review fact checks on statements by, and about, the former secretary of state ahead of her first trip to the Badger State in her 2016 presidential campaign.

Our Labor Day fact check roundup

For Labor Day, a look at fact checks over the past year that are of interest to working folks in Wisconsin.   Happy Birthday to us! The top 5 items from past 5 years   In Context: What Scott Walker said about a Canada wall

In Context: What Scott Walker said about a Canada wall

Gov. Scott Walker was ridiculed for comments he made about building a wall along the Canadian border. What exactly did he say?