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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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 01:30 p.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Thursday, February 14th, 2013 at 05:50 p.m.

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

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 05:00 p.m.

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.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 04:00 p.m.

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.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 12:13 p.m.

Booker vs. the Truth-O-Meter

We look back at how Newark's mayor has done on claims ranging from crime to health care.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 11:10 a.m.

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.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 05:19 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter hands down mixed results on gun claims

In the wake of the Newtown, Conn., mass shootings, PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at past gun claims made by some members of the New Jersey congressional delegation.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 01:05 p.m.

Sen. Barbara Buono claims versus the Truth-O-Meter: Mostly True, Mostly False

The state senator from Middlesex County has had mixed results on claims about job gains, unemployment benefits and poverty

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 at 01:35 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter checks claims about Sandy's wrath on Atlantic City, role of Latino vote in presidential election

Democratic Sens. Frank Lautenberg, Bob Menendez go up against Truth-O-Meter

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Fact-checking Democratic lawmakers’ claims on guns and gun violence in wake of deadly mass shootings

Firearms became the focus of many New Jersey politicians following two mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. Here’s a roundup of Truth-O-Meter rulings on gun-related statements.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter checks claims about tax cuts for millionaires, number of gun deaths in U.S.

New ad from Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee targets Jon Runyan, other House GOP members; Sen. Frank Lautenberg compares deaths by gunfire in US to those on Middle Eastern battlefields

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

High Court Hands Down Ruling on Health Care Law

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act, PolitiFact New Jersey reflects on fact-checks about the law.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 10:30 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.

Fact-checking claims about guns and violence

Since the attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson, firearms and violence have dominated the national discussion. We put three claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, January 13th, 2011 at 11:33 a.m.

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