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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?

August High Five: Walker runs the table

Items focused on Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican candidate for president, dominated the PolitiFact Wisconsin High Five of most-clicked items for August.

10 fact-checks about immigration in the presidential race

We have fact-checked misleading claims about anchor babies, deportations, sanctuary cities and the candidates' proposals.  

In Context: Scott Walker and 'birthright citizenship'

Articulating positions on immigration continues to hinder Gov. Scott Walker on the presidential campaign trail. A closer look at his statements on "birthright citizenship."

RedState Gathering drawing 10 GOP presidential hopefuls to Atlanta

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  

Scott Walker, trying to stand out in the crowd

Seven talking points you might hear from the Wisconsin governor during the first GOP presidential debate.      

Factchecking Scott Walker's presidential announcement

In Monday's announcement speech, Wisconsin's Republican governor touched on several claims that we've reviewed before.   Our speech preview: More Walker factchecks

Fact-checking Scott Walker

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.

Were the founding fathers 'ordinary people'?

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.

Were the founding fathers just ordinary people?

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.