Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Tom Barrett's file

Barrett

Democrat from Wisconsin

Tom Barrett has served as mayor of Milwaukee since 2004. He previously served in the U.S. House and the state Legislature. He lost bids for governor in 2002, 2010 and in the 2012 recall race against Gov. Scott Walker

Barrett's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Barrett's statements for that ruling.

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Tom Barrett's website

Recent statements involving Tom Barrett

Recent stories featuring Tom Barrett

Examining Scott Walker's 'cheaper to keep them' slogan

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.

Scott Walker and abortion

In the wake of his surprise announcement on an abortion ban after 20 weeks, we review where Walker has been on the issue.

Quick year-end quiz

Can you guess how we rated these six lighter and less-serious claims from 2014?

Pants on Fire, on parade

Ranking, by clicks, our seven Pants on Fire ratings from 2014.

Dueling TV ads take on Scott Walker's position on abortion

An group supporting abortion rights injected abortion into the Wisconsin governor’s race less than a month before election day. And Gov. Scott Walker responded the same day with a TV ad of his own.

-- Walker, Burke promises of 2014

-- Scoring Walker’s progress on promises