Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Jerry Brown's file

Brown

Democrat from California

Jerry Brown is the governor of California. A Democrat, he earlier served as governor of California from 1975 to 1983.

Brown's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Brown's statements for that ruling.

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Recent statements involving Jerry Brown

Mostly True

Not many on-the-record believers in current Congress

Mostly True

Bill Clinton's involved in this one.

True

Nothing to brag about, but not approaching bankruptcy either

Recent stories featuring Jerry Brown

Climate change: the Readers' Choice winner

"Global warming is a hoax" was the falsehood that won our Readers' Choice poll for Lie of the Year. Here's a look back at that fact-check, as well as other 2014  fact-checks on  the Keystone XL pipeline, proposed carbon-cutting regulations on power plants, and the polar vortex. 

 

Attacks and claims about climate change heat up the Truth-O-Meter

As new studies shined a spotlight on rising sea levels and global warming, Sen. Marco Rubio and other politicians and pundits made several statements we fact-checked

UPDATED: California pokes at Texas mostly hold up

A Sacramento Bee editorial leveled several criticisms of Texas. We rated most of them True or Mostly True.

Campaign ads that mattered

Most campaign ads this year pummeled viewers into submission -- or apathy. But a few didn't. Here are eight that changed the trajectory of their races.

California mudslide

We put ads from the Golden State races to the test on our Truth-O-Meter.