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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.

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.

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."

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.

Truth-O-Meter rules on Democrat claims

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

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.

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.

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?"

Truth-O-Meter issues rulings on toll hikes claims

Toll hike claims earn True, False ratings.