Sunday, May 24th, 2015
Wisconsin state Rep. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, addressed her colleagues on the legislative floor in this file photo from February 2015.

In Context: Comparing school funding cuts to child rape

Wisconsin state Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, drew outrage from Republican colleagues with her remarks during a hearing on school funding. 

 

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Rulings from PolitiFact National

The Latest from PolitiFact Wisconsin

Pants on Fire!

Actually, he was in Wisconsin

False

Except for that speech at the border in 2011

Mostly False

Big cut in first, but others added back some funds

False

Not enough criminal justice figures available for 18-24 age group

Limit the time on public assistance for certain recipients

Require a drug test for those seeking unemployment benefits and Food Stamps

Half-True

Collectively, yes, but not true for many individuals

Half-True

Numbers don't favor Clinton, but no majority in most swing states