D.L. Davis

D.L. Davis is a member of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel staff, and a contributor to PolitiFact Wisconsin.

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PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for December 2019

PolitiFact takes a look at the top fact-checks that closed out the year 2019. 

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for 2019

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for the year 2019 includes fact-checks on former presidential contender Hillary Clinton's claims about Wisconsin voters, Minnesota vs. Wisconsin on number of lakes, and much more. 

Impeachment process a hot topic nationally as well as for readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for November feature fact-checks on presidential inquiries, African American males in the penal system, impeachment rights of Trump, Clinton and Nixon and more. 

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for October 2019

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for October feature fact-checks on millionaires using food stamp benefits, background checks. business investment growth and more.  

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for September 2019

Topping the 'High Five' for September include claims by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Wisconsin state Sen. Alberta Darling

Is Milwaukee's 53206 ZIP code really tops in incarceration rates?

 Milwaukee’s ills -- crime, poverty, poor housing -- are measured in studies, and the 53206 ZIP code frequently comes out on top. But is it really on top in African American incarceration rates?

PolitiFact Wisconsin's most clicked items for August 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin zeroed in on fact-checks that mass shootings are down under Trump, a claim that China is paying U.S. farmers $16 billion through tariffs and more.

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for July 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin zeroed in on fact-checks on claims that President Donald Trump is deporting veterans, an ad that claims Trump wants to cut Medicare to fund tax breaks for billionaires and more.  

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for June 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin were intrigued by fact-checks on University of Wisconsin System salaries, vacancy rates for prison correctional officers, oversight of large farms and more. 

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for May 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin were intrigued by fact-checks on Gov. Tony Evers, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Foxconn's Terry Gou and more.