Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

All stories featuring Chris Christie

Chris Christie continues touting Jersey job creation

As governor announces latest job-growth numbers, the Truth-O-Meter looks back at past claims on the same topic.

Gov. Chris Christie kicks off new year of fact-checks for PolitiFact New Jersey

New Jersey's governor ended the Truth-O-Meter's first year with 39 claims checked for accuracy.

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.

No, that's not what the Truth-O-Meter said

As the campaign heats up, candidates and political groups are incorrectly describing our ratings. We put their claims about the Truth-O-Meter to the Truth-O-Meter.

Flip-O-Meter, Truth-O-Meter rule on Christie, Booker statements

Claims about transportation financing, Obama's level of federal spending checked.

Pro-Christie ad highlights balanced budgets as part of “reform movement”

But PolitiFact New Jersey found that balancing the state budget is a requirement under the state constitution

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

Republicans, Democrats hope to break with 40 years of election history

New Jersey voters haven't sent a Republican to the U.S. Senate or a Democratic woman to the House of Representatives in nearly four decades.

Dems, GOP each get a Mostly False from the Truth-O-Meter

Weekend claims about Medicaid funding, state budget revenue sources contain a hint of truth.

The veep-stakes

With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?

Christie claim about union dues for nonmembers of NJEA garners more than 100 comments

Readers debate rationale behind governor raising issue of union fees for non NJEA members.

Truth-O-Meter rates False weekend claims by Rep. Frank LoBiondo, NJGOP

Claims about the real cost of the federal health care plan, who gets the credit for New Jersey having a low risk of corruption go up against the Truth-O-Meter.

On third day of Supreme Court hearings, PolitiFact New Jersey revisits health care reform fact-checks

Garden State politicians have landed at Mostly False, False and Pants on Fire for claims related to the national health care reform law

Truth-O-Meter tackles national topics in New Jersey: gay marriage, health care

Gay marriage claims rates Half True, healthcare claim gets Pants on Fire.

The flood of falsehoods about the health care law

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to review President Barack Obama's health care law, we review the falsehoods that simply won't stop.

Truth-O-Meter rules on abortion, tax increase claims

Mostly True handed down for abortion claim, Half True for tax increase claim.

Christie says NJ leads nation in number of government workers

Formula claims 85 government employees per square mile in Garden State.

Christie, Doherty claims take hit in weekend rulings from the Truth-O-Meter

PolitiFact New Jersey finds claims on state spending, education funding are inaccurate.

Chris Christie claims continue falling down against the Truth-O-Meter

From his budget address to an interview on CBS News' "Face the Nation," three recent fact-checks have left the governor with Mostly True, Half True and Mostly False rulings.

Chris Christie rehashes old facts in budget speech

While unveiling his spending plan proposal for the next fiscal year, Gov. Christie repeated a few claims PolitiFact New Jersey previously put to the Truth-O-Meter.