No such declaration
Says Scott Walker "said he wouldn't touch" the state civil service system but now supports overhauling it.
Claim leaves misleading impression
Says he will pursue change in federal law to protect employees from "extortion from a union" because "the Supreme Court has ruled that federal prohibitions outlawing extortion usually do not apply to unions."
Walker eventually provided funding
Says Scott Walker "brags a lot about having an independent agency investigate police shootings. Of course, he didn’t fund it."
Mostly False + Mostly False = Mostly False
National Republican Senatorial Committee
Says Russ Feingold cast the "deciding vote" for the "largest tax increase" in history
Apples and oranges; and no actual deficit
Under Gov. Scott Walker, Wisconsin "projected a $1 billion (budget) surplus and it turns out to be a deficit of $2.2 billion."
More accurate numbers paint a different picture
Says under his leadership "Wisconsin median household income" is up 2.7%, while it is down 1.3% nationally under President Obama.
Evidence of ultrasound effect is limited
If women seeking an abortion see their ultrasound, "the odds are pretty high they're going to keep the baby."
Vote was to reduce the growth -- in 2025
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson "voted to cut $700m from Medicare."
Obama called climate change a serious threat, but didn't say No. 1
Says Barack Obama told the U.S. Coast Guard Academy "that the number one threat to the military and the world today is global warming."
Claim goes beyond what Walker said
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Says Scott Walker "said that forcing women facing abortion to get invasive ultrasounds was 'just a cool thing.'"
No evidence the law improved rank
Thanks to the Act 10 collective bargaining law that took effect four years ago, ACT scores in Wisconsin "are now second-best in the country for states where more than half the kids take the exam."
His vote was 1 of 60
Says Democratic challenger Russ Feingold "was the deciding vote on Obamacare."
Big cut in first, but others added back some funds
"Republicans have already cut our neighborhood public schools three budgets in a row."
Costs sizeable, but only $16 million
Says the recall elections that aimed to remove him and other Republican officials from office "cost tens of millions of dollars to run."
Total sentence was 4 years, not 13
David A. Clarke Jr.
The man who killed a motorist who fatally struck a 2-year-old was "back on the street" because he had received a 13-year sentence for bank robbery but only "served two years."
Less than Walker claims -- and less than increases before Obama took office
Under Barack Obama, "the average cost of family health care premiums has increased by $4,154."
Voters have never had direct choice
Greater Wisconsin Committee
An April 7, 2015 referendum would take "the choice of chief justice" of the Wisconsin Supreme Court "away from the people."
Functions more like a pass through
Ninety-five percent of the money used for union-operated worker training centers comes from employers.
Vast majority share last name
"A married couple that" use the same last name "is rarer and rarer in our country."
Claim runs off the rails
Joe Davis, Sr.
The streetcar project proposed for downtown Milwaukee "would actually take precious revenue away" from the Milwaukee Public Schools.
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