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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.

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.

Weekend Truth-O-Meter rulings hit opposite extremes

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

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

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.

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

In emails and comments on, 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."  

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.