Tom Kertscher

Tom Kertscher is a contributing writer for PolitiFact. Previously, he was a fact-checker for PolitiFact Wisconsin. 

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Tom Kertscher

Recent stories from Tom Kertscher

What we know from the Truth-O-Meter about Gov.-elect Tony Evers

Fact checks that shed light on Evers and taxes, prisons and more.  

High 5 -- our most-clicked in December

Scott Walker, who is concluding two terms as governor, was a focus.

As he prepares to leave office, Scott Walker's record on the Truth-O-Meter

Eight years of fact-checking the Republican Wisconsin governor.

Scorecard on how many campaign promises Scott Walker kept

Also: The most-clicked fact checks of 2018.

Most viewed 2018 fact checks by PolitiFact Wisconsin

Also: As Paul Ryan prepares to leave office, a look at his record on the Truth-O-Meter.

Wisconsin's newly signed lame-duck legislation: What to know

The Scott Walker-signed bills, which have drawn national controversy, on the Truth-O-Meter and Flip-O-Meter.

2018 Lie of the Year: Slams after Parkland shooting

An online smear machine tried to take down Parkland students after mass shooting at school.

2018 Lie of the Year: Smears after Parkland shooting

An online smear machine tried to take down Parkland students after mass shooting at school.

In the wake of nation's latest mass shooting, what we know about guns from five fact-checks

Background checks, strengthening gun laws, preventing people with mental illness from getting guns, more. 

Fact-checking Donald Trump's rally speech in Wisconsin

Also: Watch a replay of our PolitiFact event in Milwaukee with Angie Holan, PolitiFact's national editor.