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Truth-O-Meter's weekend rulings check Christie, Kyrillos claims

Gov. Chris Christie's fumble on Rutgers football graduation rates earns a False; state Sen. Joseph Kyrillos gets a Half True on a claim about U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and the national deficits.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Readers criticize ruling on graduation rates of Rutgers University's football team

PolitiFact New Jersey handed Gov. Chris Christie a False for saying that under coach Greg Schiano, "Rutgers had the best graduation rate of any Division I football program in America."

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Monday, February 13th, 2012 at 12:08 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter takes on Christie, supporters in weekend claims

Chris Christie talks up "New Jersey" Giants; supporters credit him in ad with job growth.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rules on Democrat claims

Greenwald gets a True, Codey receives Mostly True on claims about income tax cut savings, pension obligations

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

On ‘Meet the Press,’ Chris Christie talks national politics, state finances

The Republican governor repeats claims we've previously put to the Truth-O-Meter, including statements about Newt Gingrich and tax hikes by New Jersey Democrats.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 04:00 p.m.

Chris Christie dredges up old claims in annual speech

PolitiFact New Jersey reviews a few claims Gov. Chris Christie made during his State of the State address that we've previously tested on the Truth-O-Meter.

By Erin O'Neill, Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 06:30 p.m.

Christie touts New Jersey accomplishments ahead of State of the State address

Did Gov. Chris Christie really balance "two budgets without raising taxes," create "60,000 new private-sector jobs" and make "government smaller?"

By Erin O'Neill, Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 01:35 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter issues rulings on toll hikes claims

Toll hike claims earn True, False ratings.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 01:30 p.m.

PolitiFact New Jersey rules on claims about unemployment benefits, teacher work schedules

Check out this weekend's True and Mostly True rulings on Republican claims put to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 07:30 a.m.

Weekend Truth-O-Meter rulings hit opposite extremes

Christie gets a Pants on Fire rating, Lautenberg receives a True from the Truth-O-Meter.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 at 07:30 a.m.

Democratic Party Chairman Rejects 'False' Ruling

Assemblyman John Wisniewski, chairman of the New Jersey Democratic Party, wrote a letter to The Star-Ledger, taking "vehement exception" to PolitiFact New Jersey's "False" ruling on his comments about Gov. Chris Christie

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 at 06:30 p.m.

It's Election Day -- Go Vote

We offer a recap of weekend rulings from the Truth-O-Meter and in the spirit of Election Day today, look back at election-themed rulings on New Jersey political ads and statements.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 07:30 a.m.

Chris Christie’s ‘Pants on Fire’ draws chilly responses from NJ.com readers

In emails and comments on NJ.com, PolitiFact New Jersey readers questioned the Pants on Fire ruling given to Gov. Chris Christie for referring to the national health care reform as a "government takeover."  

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 at 07:00 a.m.

Chris Christie versus the Truth-O-Meter

With Gov. Chris Christie's announcement that he would not run for president, PolitiFact New Jersey recaps the governor's history against the Truth-O-Meter.  

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 at 01:35 p.m.

Putting Chris Christie to the test on job creation

As Chris Christie ponders entering the Republican presidential race, his critics have already begun attacking his record in office. Here we take up two claims about job creation on his watch in New Jersey.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, October 3rd, 2011 at 03:39 p.m.

Putting Chris Christie to the test on job creation

As Chris Christie ponders entering the Republican presidential race, his critics have already begun attacking his record in office. Here we take up two claims about job creation on his watch in New Jersey.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, October 3rd, 2011 at 03:12 p.m.

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