Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Erin O'Neill

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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.

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.

In Context: Menendez and ‘absolutely’

Two videos from the U.S. Senate campaign of Republican Joe Kyrillos distort remarks U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democrat, made during a recent debate.

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.

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

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.

Christie named keynote speaker for GOP convention

The New Jersey governor will be the headliner on Aug. 28.  PolitiFact New Jersey reviews his record on the Truth-O-Meter.

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.

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.

Chris Christie cites his accomplishments, criticizes Democrats in new radio ad

PolitiFact New Jersey checks out a few of the claims the governor makes in a new radio spot.