Tammy Baldwin's file


Democrat from Wisconsin

Tammy Baldwin was elected to the U.S. Senate on Nov. 6, 2012. She represented Wisconsin’s Second Congressional District from January 1999 to January 2013. She served as a member of the Wisconsin Assembly from January 1993 to January 1999. She was a Dane County supervisor from 1986 to 1994 and briefly served on the Madison Common Council, filling a vacancy, in 1986.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True5 (%)(5)
  • Mostly True6 (%)(6)
  • Half True9 (%)(9)
  • Mostly False9 (%)(9)
  • False5 (%)(5)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

Tammy Baldwin's website

Recent statements made by Tammy Baldwin


No children removed directly, but estimates say thousands at risk

Mostly False

ID law may have reduced turnout, but no evidence of 200,000

Recent stories featuring Tammy Baldwin

Guns, school shootings, background checks, mental illness

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

No lie: A baker's dozen Trues in 2017

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

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."

What we know about opioids, declared by Trump as a public health emergency

Reviewing fact checks on the impact of opioid abuse in Wisconsin.