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Republican from Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, a Republican from Fond du Lac, represents Wisconsin's 6th congressional district. A former member of the state Senate, Petri was elected to the U.S. House in 1979.  

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Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

Reviewing articles we did in 2014 without the Truth-O-Meter that provided a different sort of clarity and analysis.

Fact-checking the GOP

Wisconsin’s job growth in 2013 was the best since the 1990s?

At least 70 percent of residents approve of the state’s wildly controversial collective bargaining reform law?

When Republicans ran Washington, they let the food stamp rolls skyrocket?

We revisit these and other recent claims by Wisconsin Republicans ahead of their annual state convention.