Democrats Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton debate in New Hampshire Feb. 4, 2016

A look at recent claims by Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in advance of Milwaukee debate

A look at recent statements from Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in advance of their Feb. 11 debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

The Latest from PolitiFact Wisconsin

Mostly True

It's been a tough 15 years for American households

Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton

"Americans haven’t had a raise in 15 years."

— PolitiFact National

Mostly False

Presidential campaign debt, future political travel expenses not really related

Pants on Fire!

Er, the Fire Department sets fire to the house for training purposes

False

Democrats pushing bills to allow it

True

Backed up by a respected academic paper

Increase higher education grants for certain students

Increase availability of tuition tax credits for certain students

Universal access to college courses

Increase higher education grants for certain students

False

Data cited obscures the full picture