Sunday, December 21st, 2014

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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

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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"

Truth-O-Meter vets candidates' claims on taxes

PolitiFact New Jersey checks statements from candidates for Congress.

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

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.

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.

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.