Thursday, May 28th, 2015
Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., speaks at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

Rick Santorum on the Truth-O-Meter

Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Penn., is joining the ever-growing field of 2016 Republican presidential contenders. So we’re looking back at his Truth-O-Meter record so far.


Also: The facts about FIFA

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This don likes to talk about his business

Mostly True

Positive signs but prediction a bit premature

Pants on Fire!

Actually, he was in Wisconsin

 National Republican Senatorial Committee
National Republican Senatorial Committee

Democrat "Russ Feingold announced his Wisconsin Senate run today from…California."

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

Mostly False

Eighteen permanent employees were fired

Mostly True

Yes, in first year. But benefit would be ongoing


Even interpreted charitably, her claim is greatly misleading


It's often misattributed

Half Flip

Shifts but not flips

Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio

On whether the Iraq War was a mistake.

— PolitiFact Florida