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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Weekend Truth-O-Meter rulings hit opposite extremes

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