Sunday, April 26th, 2015

The most recent articles on PolitiFact Wisconsin

Crime and punishment on the Truth-O-Meter

As officials and the general public react to the wave of homicides in Milwaukee and controversies over police-community relations, a look at crime-related fact checks.

What makes America "exceptional?"

As they crisscross the country, the Republican candidates for president agree that America is an "exceptional" nation. But they don't always concur on why.

Scott Walker's immigration stance after New Hampshire appearance: Decoder ring needed

Gov. Scott Walker took pains to clarify his position on illegal immigration amid allegations of flip-flopping, but questions remain.  

The March High Five: Walker on Marquette, Walker on UW

Favorites from last month include items examining Walker claims on his college record and UW tuition.

Scott Walker: Shifting views to be in a better position for 2016?

As he has emerged as a front-runner among 2016 GOP presidential contenders, Gov. Scott Walker has shifted some of his positions. On what issues, and to what end?

December 2014 numbers offer a downtick on Walker's first-term jobs promise

Latest report brings us one step closer to final tally for Walker's first term.

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.

The High Five: Scott Walker, the Packers and more

Gov. Scott Walker, so-called right-to-work legislation, the Green Bay Packers and Rush Limbaugh all were part of our top February items.

Sorting out public opinion on "right to work" laws

The rhetoric on the legislative battle over "right to work" features conflicting claims about where the public stands on such laws. We dig into the polls.

Sorting out right to work

Breaking news about fast-track legislation is sure to reignite the right to work debate.

Scott Walker's university budget cuts -- how big?

Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget cuts to the University of Wisconsin System have been pegged at 13 percent, 2.5 percent and 16 percent. So, are any of those figures correct?

In Context: Rush Limbaugh on Scott Walker's lack of a degree and issue of rapes on college campuses

How is it that the conservative commentator linked the two?  

New interest in the 'mystery' of Scott Walker's college years

There is almost as much interest in Gov. Scott Walker's college days as there is in what he's doing today.    

The High Five: New and old Scott Walker items among the most popular

We haven’t studied it, but we think there might be pent-up demand for Pants on Fire.

The (now-rejected) Kenosha casino -- jobs and money

How we sized up claims made about the $800 million casino complex.