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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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 05:00 p.m.

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.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 12:13 p.m.

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.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 05:19 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter hands down mixed results on gun claims

In the wake of the Newtown, Conn., mass shootings, PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at past gun claims made by some members of the New Jersey congressional delegation.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 01:05 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter looks back at some claims for candidates seeking U.S. House seats

How did claims by Jon Runyan, Shelley Adler, Leonard Lance and Upendra Chivukula do on the Truth-O-Meter?

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Chris Christie, Republicans face Truth-O-Meter for attacking Jon Corzine, House Democrats

PolitiFact New Jersey recaps our weekend fact-checks on Gov. Chris Christie and the National Republican Congressional Committee

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rules on weekend claims by Democratic congressman, GOP governor

Bill Pascrell claims President Barack Obama hasn't raised taxes, Chris Christie says using line-item vetoes slashed $360 million from New Jersey's budget.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

When it comes to the truth, New Jersey's Dems, GOP share unique bond

Against the Truth-O-Meter, both political parties fare about the same.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Sunday, June 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Bill Pascrell soundly defeats Steve Rothman in House primary

Pascrell beat Rothman by more than 20 points for the Democratic nomination in the 9th Congressional District

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.

Sorting fact from fiction on Election Day

PolitiFact New Jersey revisits claims made in races for two House seats and a U.S. Senate seat

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 07:35 a.m.

2 Democrats fare poorly in weekend claims checked against the Truth-O-Meter

Claims about job loss, support of tax cuts for wealthy earn Mostly False, Pants on Fire rulings

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Rep. Bill Pascrell mixes up rulings against Rep. Steve Rothman

A news release and an e-mail from Pascrell's campaign labeled one of our rulings as False, when the actual verdict was Mostly False

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Monday, May 14th, 2012 at 04:30 p.m.

In Context: Rep. Bill Pascrell discusses health care reform, not tax cuts, on ‘Hardball’

Rep. Steve Rothman used a clip of the interview to suggest Pascrell admitted supporting "more tax cuts for the rich"

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Monday, May 14th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter vets candidates' claims on taxes

PolitiFact New Jersey checks statements from candidates for Congress.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

On the campaign trail: PolitiFact New Jersey digs into Pascrell-Rothman battle

With their race heating up, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman have come before the Truth-O-Meter for claims on the auto bailout, health care reform, small businesses and income tax rates

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rings Mostly False, Half True for weekend claims on debt, guns

Republican Anna Little blamed U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez for increasing federal debt. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell claimed there's been no legislation that took away a gun from anyone in the last 20 years.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Democratic congressmen to face off in newly drawn district

U.S. Reps. Steve Rothman and Bill Pascrell are set to battle next year for representation of a congressional district in northern New Jersey. PolitiFact New Jersey revisits how each congressman has performed against the Truth-O-Meter.

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 11:45 a.m.

Rationing? Democrat says it's happening already

Rep. Bill Pascrell said rationing is happening right now because of the high cost of health care. We check his evidence.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, July 31st, 2009 at 11:29 a.m.

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