Obama on Ryan, Obama on manufacturing jobs. Johnson on Obama. Duffy, Kind, Baldwin and Walker on Obama. With Barack Obama visiting Wisconsin, we look at how he's fared on our Truth-O-Meter.
Articles from January, 2014
A judge has thrown out Milwaukee's residency rule, which for 75 years required city employees to live within the city limits. That renewed debate about claims on the merits of the rule. Should public employees be able to live where they want? Should they be required to live and pay taxes in the city that employs them? A roundup of our past ratings on the issue.
In his State of the State speech, Gov. Scott Walker revised some of the claims he made in the past that had been rated on the Truth-O-Meter. We review what he said then and what he's saying now.
With the 2014 elections approaching fast, Republican Gov. Scott Walker rolled out his state of the state speech, touting an improved economy and a big budget surplus. He and Democratic opponents recycled several of their greatest hits.
What might we hear (from both sides) when Gov. Scott Walker gives his fourth State of the State address Jan. 22, 2014.
Not that they’re ever far from mind, but taxes have been all over the news in Wisconsin in recent days.
Democrat Mary Burke has emphasized one particular business accomplishment in contrasting herself with Republican Gov. Scott Walker. So far, she has offered no hard evidence to prove or refute it.
For the second month in a row, Gov. Scott Walker dominated the attention of PolitiFact Wisconsin readers. In December 2013, four of the five PolitiFact Wisconsin articles that got the most page-views were articles about Walker. His new book, "Unintimidated," gave us plenty to examine.