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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 False15 (%)(15)
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  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

Ron Johnson's website

Recent stories featuring Ron Johnson

High 5: Gun fact checks, in wake of Vegas shooting, get most page-views

Also many clicks for checks on GOP tax reform's treatment of middle class, "death tax."

Iran nuclear deal back in the news

Wisconsin politicians made claims about the deal and terrorism, Iran's nuclear program and Hillary Clinton.

In wake of Las Vegas mass shooting, reviewing fact checks on guns and gun control

Claims by Wisconsin politicians about assault weapons, semiautomatic rifles and more.

Ten NRA and gun fact checks

Ahead of an NRA event coming to Milwaukee.

In Context: Ron Johnson on John McCain's brain cancer

The Wisconsin Republican seemed to link McCain's condition with McCain's decisive no vote on a 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare.