Eric Litke

Eric Litke is a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and PolitiFact Wisconsin. He previously worked at USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin from 2005 to 2018. He started out covering cops, courts and breaking news for The Sheboygan Press, then moved to a full-time investigative role in 2012 with the formation of a statewide investigative team. Eric grew up in Port Washington and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Eric Litke

Pants on Fire!

Uses old data, absurd comparison


No U.S. plants closed and moved to Mexico

Recent stories from Eric Litke

Rounding up our Lena Taylor fact checks

We round up our fact checks of state Sen. Lena Taylor as she announces plans to challenge incumbent Tom Barrett in the 2020 Milwaukee mayoral election.

Looking back on our Sean Duffy fact checks

We round up some of our fact checks of U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy as he announces he is leaving office in September.

Promises kept, broken, stalled in latest Evers-O-Meter updates

We update several promises from Gov. Tony Evers in the wake of his first completed budget.

Update on how Evers is faring on promises

Update on how Gov. Tony Evers is faring on promises. 

Budget battle puts some Evers promises in doubt

We check out progress on Gov. Tony Evers' promises related to health care

Evers-O-Meter: Budget makes progress on schools, roads promises

We check out progress on Gov. Tony Evers' promises related to education spending, the Affordable Care Act lawsuit and more

Gov. Tony Evers' record so far on promises a mixed bag

Taking a look at how Gov. Tony Evers has fared with promises on taxes, raising the minimum wage and more

Fact-checking Trump as GOP health bill stalls

President Donald Trump took reporters' questions after Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare collapsed. We dig into some of the claims he made.