Main aim of purchase is to make it harder for Iran to make a nuclear weapon
The decision for the United States to buy heavy water from Iran "will directly subsidize Iran’s nuclear program."
True in the past, false in the present
Says Ted Cruz "wanted to let in more Syrian refugees and give amnesty to illegal immigrants."
Listing due to health considerations, not criminal penalties
"Under the federal Controlled Substance Act, marijuana is listed in the same Schedule I as heroin," even though "marijuana is not a killer drug like heroin."
Of the 30 states with set rates, yes
Wisconsin pays criminal defense lawyers who represent the indigent $40 per hour, "the lowest in the country."
Best data generally backs claim, but it's from 1998
About "1 percent of all the gun sellers are responsible for more than half of the guns that are used in crimes."
Yes, though history favors him less than it might appear
Ten times, no Republican candidate for president had enough delegates to claim the nomination before the party’s convention, and seven of those times "somebody who was not the leader of delegates was selected as the nominee of the party."
A talking point that doesn't add up
"Hedge fund managers and others in private equity pay much lower (tax) rates on their income than do truck drivers and teachers and nurses."
Then: Primary winner. Now: Presumptive nominee
On supporting winner of Democratic primary with her superdelegate vote.
A math misfire
"For the votes that we got, I think we spent, on average, two bucks a pop. Compared to 42 bucks" for incumbent Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele.
Rules are made to be changed
"There are no rules governing" the 2016 Republican convention, "the rules have not been set."
Documented cases of impersonation are few
"More people are struck by lightning than commit in-person voter fraud" by impersonation.
It hasn't exactly been crickets
Says Chris Abele "has had five years and he’s done nothing" about the Estabrook Dam.
His statements haven't gone that far
Says Donald Trump "wants us to pull out of NATO."
'Skipped court' is exaggeration
Says the GOP is "helping pay for" Justice Rebecca Bradley's campaign and "she recently skipped court to attend an event paid for" by Scott Walker's "lobbyist friends."
Highest unemployment measure less than half that
Wisconsin’s "effective" unemployment rate is 20 percent.
Yes, but more to it than that
Says JoAnne Kloppenburg "has told us she thinks it's her job to promote a more equal society."
Nice lake, but nothing we've seen around here before
An image in a Chris Abele TV ad depicts "wealthy citizens" who would benefit from a "lake" created by the controversial Estabrook Dam.
Available evidence indicates it's rare
Says her representation of an ex-boyfriend "who was then my friend" in a family law case is "something that lawyers do on a regular basis."
Far more complicated
Says Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg agreed to use a technicality to give a convicted sex offender a new hearing because "he didn’t understand the charge."
Almost right on the wrong track
"70 percent of Americans believe that we are on the wrong path."
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