Ron Johnson's file

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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

  • True5 (%)(5)
  • Mostly True13 (%)(13)
  • Half True10 (%)(10)
  • Mostly False15 (%)(15)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

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Recent stories featuring Ron Johnson

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.

High Five: Obamacare fact checks get most clicks

Transgender people in the military also among the fact checks with the most page-views in July 2017.

High Five: Trumpcare vs Obamacare

Intense coverage of the Republicans' attempt to replace Obamacare led to clicks on fact checks we did on both plans.