Janie Har is a reporter who covers politics for The Oregonian.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Janie Har
Half of Oregon university students are on Pell Grants.
Says that in Curry County, "if you make a 911 call you’re likely to wait for an hour for a response."
Says "the mandate is 71 times that a child’s body will be injected with a disease" for immunizations.
Recent stories from Janie HarTop 16 myths about the health care law
Because a Top 10 can't capture all the exaggerations.Top 16 myths about the health care law
Because a Top 10 can't capture all the exaggerations.When the Truth-O-Meter combusts
We've fact-checked several claims recently that have received our worst rating -- Pants on Fire! Here's a quick rundown of the inaccuracies on topics from abortion to the federal income tax.'It's on page 107 of the health care bill!'
Chain emails about the health care law are zooming to an inbox near you. Are they accurate? Not so much.Fact-checking more claims about the sequester
Broad-based cuts to the federal budget are starting to have an impact on states and cities. We look at our latest round of fact-checks on the cuts known as sequestration.Fact-checking more claims about the sequester
Broad-based cuts to the federal budget are starting to have an impact on states and cities. We look at our latest round of fact-checks on the cuts known as sequestration.PolitiFact's oddest fact-checks of 2012
The Truth-O-Meter has a sense of humor (we swear) so we occasionally do light-hearted or downright odd fact-checks. Here are some of the more unusual fact-checks we did in 2012.Fact-checks of Christmases past
Not even the holiday is exempt from political claims! Here are a few fact-checks from our archive for your stocking.Top 5 falsehoods about the Bush tax cuts
With the tax debate heating up, we review some of the talking points that are just flat wrong.The 2010 e-mail Hall of Shame, election edition
We review the most persistent chain e-mails and why they're just not true.
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