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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.

Chris Christie focus of weekend Truth-O-Meter rulings

Sen. Barbara Buono claims the governor has demanded tax cuts the state can't afford; Christie touts his leadership in endorsing Mitt Romney

Fact-checking Gov. Chris Christie on health care

PolitiFact New Jersey digs into two claims about the nation's health care system that Gov. Chris Christie made during his keynote speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Truth-O-Meter keeps rolling

The speeches keep coming and our Truth-O-Meter keeps rolling. The Republican National Convention in Tampa scheduled hours of back-to-back speeches pounding President Barack Obama on what they say is his inability to bring about change we can believe in. Who can get the job done? We’ll let you guess the GOP’s answer. And here’s a hint: The theme of Wednesday's session was "We Can Change It." GOP luminaries focused on fiscal responsibility and the economy, which was good news for PolitiFact. Those are two of our favorite subjects. And speaking of the economy, we added a fact-check of a top Obama campaign official who made a claim about Mitt Romney’s position on a popular tax policy. Read these summaries of our latest checks below. Want to comment? Go to our Facebook page ( or find us on Twitter ( And check our Facebook page throughout the day. We update it with new convention fact checks morning and night.

Fact-checking Chris Christie's keynote speech

PolitiFact tested three claims made by Gov. Chris Christie during his keynote address at the Republican National Convention

Celebrating business and hard work on opening night in Tampa

On the first night of the Republican National Convention, GOP speakers proclaim the value of hard work and criticize the country's direction under President Barack Obama.

In Tampa, Ted Cruz joins in as claims are launched

The Republican National Convention launched into full swing Tuesday. To start off, PolitiFact fact-checked some claims by and about former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida. We edged in with a check of Ted Cruz's comparison of national debt to the Gross Domestic Product.

Chris Christie’s keynote address to highlight New Jersey accomplishments

As the governor prepares to talk up the Garden State in his keynote address tonight, PolitiFact New Jersey revisits his claims touting New Jersey’s progress during his tenure

New Jersey Comeback scorecard looks at 4 economic indicators

Truth-O-Meter also reviewed Joe Kyrillos claim about U.S. corporate tax rates

Chris Christie's "Comeback" scorecard

Has a "Jersey comeback" really begun? Gov. Chris Christie says he won't utter those words in his keynote address,  but the governor will nonetheless tout his record in the state, including his stewardship of the economy. Here's a scorecard with just the facts.

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