Ron Johnson's file

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

  • True5 (%)(5)
  • Mostly True13 (%)(13)
  • Half True10 (%)(10)
  • Mostly False14 (%)(14)
  • False6 (%)(6)
  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

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Recent stories featuring Ron Johnson

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.

Ahead of crucial House vote, fact checking the GOP's Obamacare replacement

Does it benefit the rich, lower premiums?

The year in fact checking, 2016

True enough: In a year in which lie telling reached new proportions, four of our 10 most-clicked items got a rating of True.