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Tommy vs. Tammy III: Our US Senate debate roundup

With the election for a critical open U.S. Senate seat just over a week away, Republican Tommy Thompson and Democrat Tammy Baldwin squared off Oct. 26, 2012 in their final debate. Here's our roundup of repeat claims and how they fared on the Truth-O-Meter.

By Dave Umhoefer :: Published on Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 09:59 p.m.

Tommy v. Tammy II: Senate debate roundup

The second U.S. Senate debate between Republican Tommy Thompson and Democrat Tammy Baldwin covered a lot of familiar ground on taxes, Medicare, health care, Iran and budget deficits as the race entered its final weeks. Here's a look at how the candidates fared on the Truth-O-Meter.  

By Tom Kertscher, Dave Umhoefer :: Published on Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 10:09 p.m.

In context: Baldwin's "damn right" statement

With our occasional "In context" feature, we look at the context of a quote that is getting attention in the political world. In this case, we look at a snippet from a 2011 speech by Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin. Her "You're damn right" has already been used to amplify points in two attack ads.

By James B. Nelson :: Published on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 04:44 p.m.

Tommy vs. Tammy: A US Senate debate primer

With polls showing his lead evaporating, Tommy Thompson will meet Tammy Baldwin on Friday for the first of three debates in the race for an open Wisconsin U.S. Senate. Using past Truth-O-Meter ratings, here's a look at past claims by and about the former Republican governor and the Democratic congresswoman.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Thursday, September 27th, 2012 at 11:51 a.m.

Roundup: Our Republican U.S. Senate primary primer

With voters going to the polls Tuesday for Wisconsin's fall primary, here is a look at how the four Republican U.S. Senate candidates fared on the Truth-O-Meter during their contentious race.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Monday, August 13th, 2012 at 02:53 p.m.

Perry's abortion shift latest fodder for Flip-O-Meter

We warmed up the Flip-O-Meter to assess Rick Perry's shifting position on abortion. He's not the only Texas official who's received the flip-flop test.

By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 04:11 p.m.

A look at the Fitzgerald file

With Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald, R-Horicon, entering the 2012 race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Wisconsin, we take a look at how he has fared so far on the Truth-O-Meter.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 01:09 p.m.

A look at the Thompson file

Republican Tommy Thompson is making his U.S. Senate bid official -- even if it seems like he's been running for months. Here's a look at how he has fared so far on the Truth-O-Meter.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 at 11:44 a.m.

FACT SHEET: Who has been to Iraq?

We surveyed the 16 candidates to find out which ones have visited Iraq since the start of the war in March 2003. As of December 2007, nine have. Here are our findings along with a brief synopsis of each candidate's position on the war, taken from their Web sites.

By Amy Hollyfield :: Published on Monday, December 3rd, 2007 at 05:24 p.m.

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