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Bill Wichert is a PolitiFact New Jersey reporter for the Star-Ledger.
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Recent stories from Bill WichertFact-checking Chris Christie on the 'Late Show with David Letterman'
In between doughnut jokes, Chris Christie talked about federal aid for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. PolitiFact New Jersey checks the facts.Obama praised, criticized in fact-checks on the Truth-O-Meter
As President Barack Obama takes the stage for his ceremonial inauguration, we’re revisiting claims made about the president by chain e-mails and politicians in the Garden StateHappy New Year! PolitiFact New Jersey looks back on 2012 fact-checks, and ahead to the politics of 2013
From campaign-related claims to statements about tax cuts and job growth, PolitiFact New Jersey put the Truth-O-Meter to workFact-checks on gun control and gun violence
The shooting in Newtown, Conn., that killed 26 people has reopened a national debate about gun control. As it unfolds, you might hear some familiar claims. Here's our roundup.Fact-checks on gun control and gun violence
The shooting in Newtown, Conn., that killed 26 people has reopened a national debate about gun control. As it unfolds, you might hear some familiar claims. Here's our roundup.Menendez defeats Kyrillos for U.S. Senate, House incumbents sail to victory
From U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to New Jersey's sitting congressmen, incumbents soundly fended off their challengers in Tuesday's electionPolitiFact New Jersey’s Guide to Voting on Election Day
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New Jerseyans are set to cast their ballots at alternate polling places and via e-mail or faxIn Context: “Government’s the only thing that we all belong to”
Gov. Chris Christie has joined other GOP leaders in blasting a statement from a video played during the Democratic National ConventionAd Watch: A look at Obama's attacks on Romney's tax and Medicare stances
The sticking point is that Romney hasn’t specified what exemptions, deductions and loopholes he wants to get rid of. So it’s impossible to tell if the math in Romney’s tax plan adds up.Democrats on offensive before President Obama’s convention speech
President Barack Obama makes his case tonight for four more years in office during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Before he takes the stage, PolitiFact, PolitiFact Georgia and the AJC Truth-O-Meter tested a few more claims made this week during the convention by Democratic leaders. We will continue monitoring speakers throughout the Charlotte gathering, just like we did for the Republicans in Tampa. Want to comment on our rulings? Go to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/politifact.georgia) or find us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/politifactga). And check our Facebook page throughout the day. We update it with new convention fact checks morning, noon and night.
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