D.L. Davis

D.L. Davis is a member of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel staff, and a contributor to PolitiFact Wisconsin.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from D.L. Davis


Mainly only the adjudicated and the involuntarily committed


Businesses 'consume' insurance, he says

Recent stories from D.L. Davis

In Context: Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin 'backwards'?

Also: In connection with the national school walkout, our four gun fact checks since Parkland. 

Guns, school shootings, background checks, mental illness

With national school walkout planned, reviewing gun-related fact checks since the Florida school shooting.

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.

Fact checking the Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates

Also: Despite the repeated claims, why 18 "school shootings" in '18 is misleading.

18 school shootings already in '18? Not so fast

Misleading figure spreads in wake of Florida school shooting. 

High Five: Donald Trump, Tammy Baldwin, Scott Walker in our most-clicked fact checks

Claims on immigration, tax cuts, conservatives' spending against Baldwin drew most page views in January 2018.

Preview: Scott Walker's 'State of the State'

Speech likely to highlight claims about employment, school funding, tax cuts, more.

Retiring Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn on the Truth-O-Meter

Juvenile car thieves 'get sent home'? Second arrest for pot a felony, but for a gun, a misdemeanor?

High Five for December 2017

The fact checks with the most page-views that month featured U.S. House members

No lie: A baker's dozen Trues in 2017

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