Monday, October 20th, 2014

All stories featuring Chris Christie

Top 10 most fact-checked people on the Truth-O-Meter

Curious about who -- other than President Barack Obama -- has been fact-checked on the Truth-O-Meter most often? We were, too. So we created a list.

Bridgegate: Were Fort Lee students 'children of Buono voters'?

As news linked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office to the George Washington Bridge lane closures in Fort Lee, we wondered about a text message then-Port Authority employee David Wildstein sent.

Bridgegate: Were Fort Lee students 'children of Buono voters'?

As news linked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office to the George Washington Bridge lane closures in Fort Lee, we wondered about a text message then-Port Authority employee David Wildstein sent.

Voters go to the polls in New Jersey, Virginia

PolitiFact New Jersey and PolitiFact Virginia have been fact-checking the campaigns for governor. We recap some highlights of the races.

Christie, Buono claims go up against Truth-O-Meter

PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at some of the 19 gubernatorial campaign claims made by Gov. Chris Christie and Barbara Buono

Checking Chris Christie = Rick Perry and Texas unemployment

A New Jersey Democratic proclaims Christie and Perry to be similar in bad ways. And did Texas unemployment surge more than two percentage points during Perry’s governorship?

A roundup of ratings on eve of National Governors Association meeting

Chief executives of the states will discuss a variety of issues at the National Governors Association convention, which is set for Aug. 2 to 4, 2013, in Milwaukee. We welcome them to Wisconsin with a roundup of recent gubernatorial Truth-O-Meter items produced by PolitiFact Wisconsin, as well as by our PolitiFact siblings in nine other states and at PolitiFact National.

Gov. Chris Christie claims Scooby-Doo was his favorite show when he was 4 years old

Governor and 4-year-old boy discuss cartoons at Branchburg town hall meeting

Chris Christie's budget address included claims familiar to the Truth-O-Meter

Speech referenced handful of past claims, from the existence of a $13 billion deficit to where New Jersey ranks nationally in institutionalizing the mentally ill

Cory Booker files paperwork for U.S. Senate; how's he done against the Truth-O-Meter?

Cory Booker has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission that marks a first step toward his running for Frank Lautenberg's Senate seat in 2014.

Booker vs. the Truth-O-Meter

We look back at how Newark's mayor has done on claims ranging from crime to health care.

Sen. Barbara Buono claims versus the Truth-O-Meter: Mostly True, Mostly False

The state senator from Middlesex County has had mixed results on claims about job gains, unemployment benefits and poverty

Wisniewski, Buono claims checked on Truth-O-Meter

Statements vetted about approval ratings for President George H. W. Bush, the nation's poverty level

New Jersey tax, lottery revenues focus of weekend rulings on Truth-O-Meter

Claims by Gov. Chris Christie, Big Gamble NJ campaign checked.

Chris Christie, Bob Menendez claims go to Truth-O-Meter

Governor claim rates a Pants on Fire, senator's statement handed a Half True.

Truth-O-Meter checks claims on deficit, NJ property taxes

Rep. Leonard Lance says President Obama broke promise on cutting deficit, Chris Christie claims property taxes spiked in decade before becoming governor

In Context: “Government’s the only thing that we all belong to”

Gov. Chris Christie has joined other GOP leaders in blasting a statement from a video played during the Democratic National Convention

Truth-O-Meter checks items on Menendez support of taxes; 1980 Reagan, Carter race

Claims center on Sen. Bob Menendez's support of tax increases; whether Ronald Reagan really trailed Jimmy Carter in 1980 presidential polls

Truth-O-Meter tackles Democrats' claims on illegal immigration, Jersey tax cuts

Accuracy issues topple claims by U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews, state Assemblyman John Burzichelli

Cory Booker slams Chris Christie with familiar attack over health care funding cut

The Democratic mayor of Newark revived an argument previously tested against the Truth-O-Meter: state funding cuts for family planning services.