Articles from August, 2012

Fact-checking Gov. Chris Christie on health care

PolitiFact New Jersey digs into two claims about the nation's health care system that Gov. Chris Christie made during his keynote speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Fact-checking Chris Christie's keynote speech

PolitiFact tested three claims made by Gov. Chris Christie during his keynote address at the Republican National Convention

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 12:30 a.m.

Chris Christie’s keynote address to highlight New Jersey accomplishments

As the governor prepares to talk up the Garden State in his keynote address tonight, PolitiFact New Jersey revisits his claims touting New Jersey’s progress during his tenure

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

New Jersey Comeback scorecard looks at 4 economic indicators

Truth-O-Meter also reviewed Joe Kyrillos claim about U.S. corporate tax rates

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 6:30 a.m.

Chris Christie's "Comeback" scorecard

Has a "Jersey comeback" really begun? Gov. Chris Christie says he won't utter those words in his keynote address,  but the governor will nonetheless tout his record in the state, including his stewardship of the economy. Here's a scorecard with just the facts.

By Erin O'Neill, Caryn Shinske, Bill Wichert :: Published on Sunday, August 26th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Chris Christie, Republicans face Truth-O-Meter for attacking Jon Corzine, House Democrats

PolitiFact New Jersey recaps our weekend fact-checks on Gov. Chris Christie and the National Republican Congressional Committee

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Chris Christie named keynote speaker at GOP convention

With the New Jersey governor getting a primetime slot later this month in Tampa, Fla., here’s a roundup of Christie’s claims about Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.

By Erin O'Neill, Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Claims about Romney tax plan, Pallone election contest tested on the Truth-O-Meter

New Jersey Democrats claim a study found that Romney's plan would hike middle-class taxes to fund a tax cut for the rich; Anna Little says she "made history" in 2010 by nearly defeating Frank Pallone.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 6:30 a.m.

Fact-checking Democratic lawmakers’ claims on guns and gun violence in wake of deadly mass shootings

Firearms became the focus of many New Jersey politicians following two mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. Here’s a roundup of Truth-O-Meter rulings on gun-related statements.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter checks claims about tax cuts for millionaires, number of gun deaths in U.S.

New ad from Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee targets Jon Runyan, other House GOP members; Sen. Frank Lautenberg compares deaths by gunfire in US to those on Middle Eastern battlefields

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

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