Eric Fehrnstrom's file:

Republican from Massachusetts

Eric Fehrnstrom is a former Boston Herald political reporter and state house bureau chief who later became assistant state treasurer in Massachusetts. After a stint as a private-sector consultant, Fehrnstrom took a senior position with the presidential campaign of Mitt Romney.

Recent statements involving Eric Fehrnstrom

Massachusetts under Gov. Mitt Romney initially ranked last among states in job growth, but by the end of his governorship, "we were in the middle of the pack."

Recent stories featuring Eric Fehrnstrom

Ad Watch: Claims about Romney's jobs record filled with half truths:

PolitiFact has often noted that economists say governors have a small effect their state's economy. For better or worse, the same thing was true when Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts.


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