Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
A claim Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made at a rally in Madison topped our High Five most-clicked items for July 2015. (AP photo)

Bernie Sanders leads our High Five for July

Gov. Scott Walker, naturally, also made the cut.

Rulings from PolitiFact National

The Latest from PolitiFact Wisconsin


Aside from one-year blip, rating has been consistently high

Mostly True

Yes, thanks in part to a predecessor’s program he discontinued


No evidence that vast majority weren't from Wisconsin

Mostly True

Accurately quotes study, but part of methodology questioned

Pants on Fire!

How did the world miss something so historic?


It's a voluntary thing, for those seeking more OT pay

Repeal the Common Core State Standards for schools

Freeze UW System tuition at least two more years

Cut property taxes so that the levy on a typical home in 2018 is lower than it was in 2010

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

Mostly True

The asterisk: Federal agency interprets law to already provide protection

Mostly True

Math wise, yes, but a few caveats