Statements we say are False
"No one on my staff has ever been charged with a crime."
Because of voter fraud, Republican candidates "need to do a point or two better" to win statewide elections in Wisconsin.
Says Gov. Scott Walker "took away $1.6 billion from schools and handed it off as over $2 billion in tax breaks to the rich."
Says new figures he released showing Wisconsin job gains for 2011 are "the final job numbers."
Says Gov. Scott Walker is "cooking the books" by releasing numbers "he just dreamed up" that show Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011.
"Victory! Republicans by 2 to 1 vote to endorse Mark Neumann on first ballot at GOP convention."
Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."
The salaries of Wisconsin’s best-educated public school teachers were "slashed" by Gov. Scott Walker through a recent administrative rule change.
Says Gov. Scott Walker approved a "gutting" of two tax credits that help the poor and elderly.
Wisconsin women "are paid 81 cents to the dollar of a man doing the same job."
Under a new law, doctors performing drug-induced abortions could be charged if women don’t return to them for follow-up care
Every time the price of gasoline rises 1 cent, "it's a billion dollars out of our economy that goes to Saudi Arabia."
Says Wisconsin women facing pay discrimination can't "do something about it" under bill passed by Republicans.
"We gave every public employee in the state the freedom to choose whether or not they want to be in a union."
Says Obama health reform law denies millions "access to affordable insurance."
Says gubernatorial recall candidate Tom Barrett supported passage of Gov. Scott Walker’s bill stripping collective bargaining of state employees.
Says when he was governor, Wisconsin cut unemployment to 2.1 percent and the state’s unemployment rate was "the lowest in the country for 40 consecutive months."
Says "over 1 million signatures" were submitted in attempt to recall Gov. Scott Walker.
While fighting a move to toughen penalties for workplace gender discrimination, state Sen. Glenn Grothman said "he didn’t believe women belonged in the workplace" but belonged "at home, cooking and cleaning and having babies."
Says Gov. Scott Walker is "openly" backing a move to abolish the state retirement system and convert it to a 401(k)-style plan that will reduce pensions "by at least a third" for current and retired public employees
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