Fact-checking Evers’ claim that Walker backs plans that end protection for pre-existing conditions

Gov. Scott Walker has pledged that if Obamacare is repealed, he would seek legislation to guarantee coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. But it’s not clear how that legislation would compare to Obamacare and not clear if it could pass the Legislature. > PolitiFact Wisconsin

Before their first debate, fact checking Walker and Evers in the governor’s race

For months, PolitiFact Wisconsin has been fact checking Scott Walker and Tony Evers in the Wisconsin governor’s race. The pair will meet Oct. 19 for the first of two scheduled debates ahead of the Nov. 6 election. You can find all of PolitiFact’s checks in this race here.

Checking facts: Would ‘Medicare for All’ really double every American’s tax bill?

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During a Sept. 4. 2018 interview, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said about a single-payer health care system: “You could double every American’s tax bill and it still wouldn’t pay for it. It sure sounds good: ‘Free health care for everybody.’ But it’s not free.” Is Johnson right about a doubled tax bill? > Politifact Wisconsin

Reality check: Vukmir ad on Tomah VA leaves out important timeline

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In a very strongly worded ad, Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir gives her version of how Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin handled the Tomah Veterans Affairs medical center opioid crisis. But CBS 3 Madison finds this needs clarification, and a timeline, to understand exactly what happened at the Tomah VA.

Fact checking Tammy Baldwin and Leah Vukmir in their first Senate debate


PolitiFact Wisconsin takes a fact-checking look at six issues raised during last night’s debate between U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and her Republican challenger, Leah Vukmir. It was the first of three debates they have scheduled.

Fact checking Tammy Baldwin, Leah Vukmir ahead of their first debate

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With U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and her Republican challenger, Leah Vukmir, debating tonight, PolitiFact Wisconsin has compiled all of the fact checks it has conducted on claims made by the two candidates. You can read them all here.

Fact check on Vukmir’s claim that Baldwin attempted to cover up Tomah VA scandal

PolitiFact Wisconsin checks Leah Vukmir’s claim that U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin was the only member of the Wisconsin congressional delegation “to have a report outlining that a doctor was overprescribing opioids” at the Tomah VA, that “later a veteran died”, and that Baldwin “covered it up.”