Friday, October 24th, 2014

Caryn Shinske

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Recent stories from Caryn Shinske

Voters go to the polls in New Jersey, Virginia

PolitiFact New Jersey and PolitiFact Virginia have been fact-checking the campaigns for governor. We recap some highlights of the races.

Christie, Buono claims go up against Truth-O-Meter

PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at some of the 19 gubernatorial campaign claims made by Gov. Chris Christie and Barbara Buono

On Senate election day, the Truth-O-Meter reviews Booker, Lonegan claims

From the financial fate of the national Social Security system to crime in Newark, PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at eight of the more than 20 claims made by Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan.

PolitiFact New Jersey remembers solemn anniversary

The Truth-O-Meter has tested claims about population growth in lower Manhattan, congressional oversight of the Department of Homeland Security, and whether the 9/11 hijackers had New Jersey driver's licenses.

Frank Lautenberg claims recalled by Truth-O-Meter

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) went up against the Truth-O-Meter eight times on topics ranging from Amtrak funding to national healthcare and gun-control measures

Gov. Chris Christie claims Scooby-Doo was his favorite show when he was 4 years old

Governor and 4-year-old boy discuss cartoons at Branchburg town hall meeting

Chris Christie's budget address included claims familiar to the Truth-O-Meter

Speech referenced handful of past claims, from the existence of a $13 billion deficit to where New Jersey ranks nationally in institutionalizing the mentally ill

Frank Lautenberg versus the Truth-O-Meter: A look back

New Jersey's senior senator announced Thursday that he would not seek re-election to a sixth term in 2014

Truth-O-Meter has checked gun claims by NJ Democrats

PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at fact-checks on claims related to gun laws and violence

Cory Booker files paperwork for U.S. Senate; how's he done against the Truth-O-Meter?

Cory Booker has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission that marks a first step toward his running for Frank Lautenberg's Senate seat in 2014.