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 Scott Walker has pledged that if Obamacare is repealed, he would seek legislation to guarantee coverage to people with pre-existing conditions.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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.”