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Johnson

Republican from Wisconsin

Ron Johnson is a Republican U.S. senator from Wisconsin. A businessman and accountant, Johnson defeated Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold in the 2010 election. He is seeking re-election in 2016.

The PolitiFact scorecard

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  • Mostly True13 (%)(13)
  • Half True11 (%)(11)
  • Mostly False16 (%)(16)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

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