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High Court Hands Down Ruling on Health Care Law

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act, PolitiFact New Jersey reflects on fact-checks about the law.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter hits both political parties with a False

Truth-O-Meter shoots down claims about New Jersey job growth, size of state budget.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Menendez, Kyrillos trade flawed criticism of each other's record

PolitiFact New Jersey recently tested campaign claims from U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Joe Kyrillos. Both statements fared poorly on the Truth-O-Meter.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Chris Christie continues touting Jersey job creation

As governor announces latest job-growth numbers, the Truth-O-Meter looks back at past claims on the same topic.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Gov. Chris Christie kicks off new year of fact-checks for PolitiFact New Jersey

New Jersey's governor ended the Truth-O-Meter's first year with 39 claims checked for accuracy.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

When it comes to the truth, New Jersey's Dems, GOP share unique bond

Against the Truth-O-Meter, both political parties fare about the same.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Sunday, June 10th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

No, that's not what the Truth-O-Meter said

As the campaign heats up, candidates and political groups are incorrectly describing our ratings. We put their claims about the Truth-O-Meter to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Bill Pascrell soundly defeats Steve Rothman in House primary

Pascrell beat Rothman by more than 20 points for the Democratic nomination in the 9th Congressional District

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.

Sorting fact from fiction on Election Day

PolitiFact New Jersey revisits claims made in races for two House seats and a U.S. Senate seat

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 7:35 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rules on claims about growth in U.S. debt, women's unemployment

Claims by Republicans Frelinghuysen, Casagrande checked.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

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