The most recent articles on PolitiFact Wisconsin

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg said about Donald Trump

In Context: House Speaker Paul Ryan said remarks made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about Donald Trump show she is biased. Here's a look at the remarks, which led Trump to say "her mind is shot."

Donald Trump's racial comments about Hispanic judge in Trump University case

In Context: What exactly the presumptive GOP presidential nominee said about Gonzalo Curiel being Mexican that has drawn so much condemnation from both the left and right.

High Five: Our most-clicked items in May

Our five most-clicked items in May ranged from True to Pants on Fire. Not surprisingly, the latter item topped the list.

Rating Scott Walker promises on transportation

We rate the status of three Walker campaign pledges, one on toll roads and two on the state Transportation Fund. 

In Context: Ron Johnson comparing the 2016 elections to 9/11

Fleshing out the Wisconsin Republican senator's comments about Flight 93.

Our April High Five includes (surprise!) an election flavor

April was such a busy month when it came to politics (Wisconsin’s  April 5 primary was just the start) that it took us some extra time to sort through our most-clicked items for the month.

What have Milwaukee's mayor and county executive promised you?

We're asking your help to track promises made by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele during their 2016 re-election campaigns.

In Context: Scott Walker, Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre

Fleshing out comments made by the Republican governor, which drew criticism from Democrats, in which he compared political attacks on himself to someone attacking the two Green Bay Packers quarterbacks.

March High Five: Our most-clicked items for the month

As the Wisconsin primary approached, PolitiFact Wisconsin readers dialed up candidates records.  

Fact-checking the Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Claims have been made about the backgrounds of Justice Rebecca Bradley and her challenger, state Court of Appeals Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg.   Plus: Claims we have rated in the Milwaukee County executive's race   And: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Clinton, Sanders, Kasich, Cruz and Trump, and our article: Trump: Low on the Truth-O-Meter, high in the polls

Claims we've rated in the Milwaukee County executive race

Incumbent Chris Abele faces state Sen. Chris Larson in the race for Milwaukee County executive.

Fact checking a Donald Trump appearance in Milwaukee

The GOP front runner made several claims that have, in one way or another, been evaluated by PolitiFact.  Plus: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Clinton, Sanders, Kasich and Cruz; Trump's comments on punishing women who have an abortion; and Trump: Low on the Truth-O-Meter, high in the polls

Donald Trump: Why so low on the meter, so high in the polls?

Teasing out how the Republican presidential front runner scores so poorly on our Truth-O-Meter but does so well with GOP voters.   Plus: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Trump, Clinton, Sanders, Kasich and Cruz; and Trump's comments on punishing women who have an abortion. 

Fact checking a Ted Cruz campaign appearance in Milwaukee

The Texas senator and GOP presidential candidate made several claims during a town hall meeting that have been previously evaluated by PolitiFact.    Plus: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Clinton, Sanders and Kasich; and Trump's comments on punishing women who have an abortion.

In Context: Transcript of Donald Trump on punishing women for abortion

We flesh out what the Republican presidential front runner told MSNBC's Chris Matthews during a town hall meeting in Green Bay.  Plus: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; and closer looks at visits by Clinton, Sanders and Kasich