Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

All statements involving Harry Reid

Mostly True

Earmark explosion is more of a 1990s thing, though

Harry Reid
Harry Reid

Congress used earmarks "for more than 200 years."

— PolitiFact National

Full Flop

Against the change in 2005, for it now

False

Mixes 'what if' with what is

Harry Reid
Harry Reid

The sequester has "already lost 1.6 million jobs."

— PolitiFact National

False

Future cuts, and over 10 years, not two

Pants on Fire!

Big claim, but nothing to back it up

Harry Reid
Harry Reid

Says Mitt Romney did not pay taxes for 10 years.

— PolitiFact National

Mostly True

Number mostly adds up, but political calculations also at work

Mostly False

Anemic is more like it.

Mostly True

Yes, there's been a disaster almost everywhere

Pants on Fire!

Yes, eight million jobs lost, but not during Bush's eight years

Mostly False

It has zig-zagged lower, but not from all-time high

False

State is making progress, but nowhere near that fast

True

Reid called the amendment racist and divisive

Mostly True

On sex offenders, Reid lands a cleaner punch than Angle

Harry Reid
Harry Reid

"Sharron Angle voted to protect sex offenders."

— PolitiFact National

Mostly False

He did vote that way, but not because he favors the policy

False

Candidate takes some liberties with the votes she cites

Mostly False

He did (sort of) and then he didn't