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Articles from December, 2011

Democratic congressmen to face off in newly drawn district

U.S. Reps. Steve Rothman and Bill Pascrell are set to battle next year for representation of a congressional district in northern New Jersey. PolitiFact New Jersey revisits how each congressman has performed against the Truth-O-Meter.

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 11:45 a.m.

PolitiFact New Jersey hands out True, Pants on Fire rulings for weekend claims

The Truth-O-Meter hits opposite ends of the ruling spectrum on claims about health care, President Obama's past

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 7:30 a.m.

Republicans take on Corzine after bankruptcy of MF Global

PolitiFact New Jersey has checked three Republican claims in the last two weeks tied to Jon Corzine.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 7:30 a.m.

Neither Democrats nor Republicans did well on the Truth-O-Meter this weekend

The Truth-O-Meter rates False weekend claims by a Democrat and Republican.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 at 7:30 a.m.

PolitiFact New Jersey rules on claims about unemployment benefits, teacher work schedules

Check out this weekend's True and Mostly True rulings on Republican claims put to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 7:30 a.m.

Animal activists put PolitiFact New Jersey in crosshairs over ruling about hunting statistic

A black bear advocacy group's claim that "99% of NJ voters do NOT support hunting" earns a Pants on Fire on the Truth-O-Meter, firing up animal rights activists.

By Erin O'Neill, Caryn Shinske :: Published on Friday, December 9th, 2011 at 5:49 p.m.

Weekend Truth-O-Meter rulings hit opposite extremes

Christie gets a Pants on Fire rating, Lautenberg receives a True from the Truth-O-Meter.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 7:30 a.m.

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