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Articles from February, 2012

Chris Christie claims continue falling down against the Truth-O-Meter

From his budget address to an interview on CBS News' "Face the Nation," three recent fact-checks have left the governor with Mostly True, Half True and Mostly False rulings.

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

Chris Christie rehashes old facts in budget speech

While unveiling his spending plan proposal for the next fiscal year, Gov. Christie repeated a few claims PolitiFact New Jersey previously put to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 5:15 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter lands on False for Democratic claims about Medicare, divorce rate

PolitiFact New Jersey debunked claims over the weekend from U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman and New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney

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

Truth-O-Meter's weekend rulings check Christie, Kyrillos claims

Gov. Chris Christie's fumble on Rutgers football graduation rates earns a False; state Sen. Joseph Kyrillos gets a Half True on a claim about U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and the national deficits.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Readers criticize ruling on graduation rates of Rutgers University's football team

PolitiFact New Jersey handed Gov. Chris Christie a False for saying that under coach Greg Schiano, "Rutgers had the best graduation rate of any Division I football program in America."

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Monday, February 13th, 2012 at 12:08 p.m.

Christie’s record framed by opposing story lines from political advocacy groups

PolitiFact New Jersey revisits claims from two groups working behind the scenes to either promote or diminish the governor's record

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.

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