No violation shown
"In FY 2014 Planned Parenthood performed 327,653 abortions while receiving $528 million from taxpayers, in violation" of "the Hyde amendment."
Evidence is lacking
The Super Bowl has "one of the highest levels of human sex trafficking activity of any event in the country."
— PolitiFact National
60 votes usually means filibuster
Says of a failed cloture vote on nominating Chuck Hagel for defense secretary: "This is not a filibuster."
Math solid, but Republicans ruled much of period
Says that when Democrats controlled Congress and the White House, federal spending as a share of the Gross Domestic Product leapt from 18.2 percent in 2001 to 25.2 percent in 2009 -- the largest such increase in any eight-year period since World War II.
Mixed reviews, but so far violence seems sporadic
"The spillover violence (from Mexico) in Texas is real and it is escalating."
© 2016 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
1100 Connecticut Ave. NW • Suite 440 • Washington, DC 20036 • 202-463-0571
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise