Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Ian K. Kullgren

Politics intern

Ian Kullgren is a reporting intern with The Oregonian's politics team.

Email: ikullgren@oregonian.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Ian K. Kullgren

False

A lot of numbers here, but this one is false

Mostly False

A claim that's too close for comfort

Half Flip

Schrader is not completely consistent

True

He's right, even if you deduct some losing their coverage.

Half-True

Not if you take a longer-term view.

False

Not all the federal employees were furloughed.

Recent stories from Ian K. Kullgren

The Voter Guide: Seven key distortions of the campaign

After examining hundreds of claims in the 2010 campaign, we've seen some patterns in how candidates -- and outside groups -- have twisted the facts.

What makes a vote 'the deciding vote'?

When politicians want to tie their opponents to a controversial bill, there are few tactics as powerful as labeling their vote for the bill as "the deciding vote." But determining a deciding vote is harder than it looks.