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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.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 09:00 a.m.

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.

By Julie Kliegman :: Published on Friday, January 10th, 2014 at 04:27 p.m.

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.

By Julie Kliegman :: Published on Friday, January 10th, 2014 at 06:00 a.m.

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.

By Warren Fiske, Sean Gorman, Angie Drobnic Holan, Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 at 07:40 a.m.

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?

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at 11:56 a.m.

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.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 08:00 p.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Sunday, April 21st, 2013 at 07:30 a.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 at 07:15 a.m.

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.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 04:00 p.m.

Booker vs. the Truth-O-Meter

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 11:10 a.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 at 01:35 p.m.

Wisniewski, Buono claims checked on Truth-O-Meter

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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.

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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