All statements involving Jack Reed
Sen. Jack Reed "cast the deciding vote in the Senate for the Affordable Care Act."
The Senate proposal to restore emergency unemployment benefits for five months was "fully paid for."
In the 1950s and 1960s, "the minimum wage was such that it would lift you out of poverty."
North Korea has a "substantial standing army, one of the largest, certainly the largest per capita, in the world."
"Even Roger Williams National Memorial in my home state of Rhode Island attracted nearly 51,000 visitors in 2011, with non local visitors adding more than $3.2 million to the local economy."
In Rhode Island, "only 5 percent of ozone pollution is from local or in-state sources. . . Ninety-five percent comes from outside of our borders, particularly the Midwest."
"New England already has access to ample supplies of natural gas."
How to contact us:
We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Keep up to date with Politifact National: