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

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Fact checking Wisconsin Republicans

Reviewing our seven most recent fact checks on Wisconsin Republicans, ahead of the state GOP convention.

Iran nuclear deal: 3 key points

Some of what to know as President Trump withdraws the U.S. from the deal. 

High Five: After Florida school shooting, gun-related fact checks dominate

Not 18 "school shootings" this year, not more guns than people in the U.S., and more.

In Context: Ron Johnson's 'secret society'

Fleshing out his explosive charge and then backing down.

No lie: A baker's dozen Trues in 2017

And: All the claims we rated Pants on Fire in 2017.