Tammy Baldwin's file

Baldwin

Democrat from Wisconsin

Tammy Baldwin was elected to the U.S. Senate on Nov. 6, 2012. She represented Wisconsin’s Second Congressional District from January 1999 to January 2013. She served as a member of the Wisconsin Assembly from January 1993 to January 1999. She was a Dane County supervisor from 1986 to 1994 and briefly served on the Madison Common Council, filling a vacancy, in 1986.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True5 (%)(5)
  • Mostly True5 (%)(5)
  • Half True9 (%)(9)
  • Mostly False9 (%)(9)
  • False5 (%)(5)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

Tammy Baldwin's website

Recent statements made by Tammy Baldwin

Half-True

No children removed directly, but estimates say thousands at risk

Mostly False

ID law may have reduced turnout, but no evidence of 200,000

Recent stories featuring Tammy Baldwin

Fact checking mass shooting and gun claims, after Las Vegas

A look at statements made by three Wisconsin politicians.

In wake of Las Vegas mass shooting, reviewing fact checks on guns and gun control

Claims by Wisconsin politicians about assault weapons, semiautomatic rifles and more.

Did GOP Senate candidate vote for a Democrat for president?

Questions persist about Kevin Nicholson's primary vote in 2008.

Ten NRA and gun fact checks

Ahead of an NRA event coming to Milwaukee.

Our May High Five: From Pants on Fire to True

Our most-clicked fact checks in May 2017 spanned the Truth-O-Meter.