Frank Lautenberg's file:
Lautenberg

Democrat from New Jersey

Frank Lautenberg is a Democratic senator representing New Jersey.

Recent statements involving Frank Lautenberg

"In 2008, tourism brought in $38 billion dollars and supported more than 300,000 jobs in the state of New Jersey."

Says because of Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City "much of that boardwalk no longer exists -- just the pillars where the boardwalk used to be."  

"Guns have murdered more Americans here at home in recent years than have died on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan."

"Just remember this: the president's health care bill put 30 million people on health care rolls that weren't there before."

Says "in our gun laws we’re allowing domestic abusers to sidestep this ban on getting a gun. The loophole allows a convicted abuser to walk into a gun show and walk out with a gun, no questions asked."

Recent stories featuring Frank Lautenberg

Frank Lautenberg claims recalled by Truth-O-Meter:

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) went up against the Truth-O-Meter eight times on topics ranging from Amtrak funding to national healthcare and gun-control measures

Frank Lautenberg versus the Truth-O-Meter: A look back:

New Jersey's senior senator announced Thursday that he would not seek re-election to a sixth term in 2014

Truth-O-Meter has checked gun claims by NJ Democrats:

PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at fact-checks on claims related to gun laws and violence

Cory Booker files paperwork for U.S. Senate; how's he done against the Truth-O-Meter?:

Cory Booker has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission that marks a first step toward his running for Frank Lautenberg's Senate seat in 2014.

Fact-checks on gun control and gun violence:

The shooting in Newtown, Conn., that killed 26 people has reopened a national debate about gun control. As it unfolds, you might hear some familiar claims. Here's our roundup.

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