If anything, the number is even higher
Fleeing Syria, "a million children are now refugees."
McCain hit this earmark right on the nose
Earmarks requested in a federal spending bill included "$277,000 for potato pest management in Wisconsin."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
Not one of D.C.'s biggest lobbyists, but a lobbyist nonetheless
After J.D. Hayworth "was voted out of Congress, he became a registered lobbyist" who was "paid thousands by a Florida corporation to lobby the very committee he used to serve on."
Is Obama the Czar Czar?
"Obama has more czars than the Romanovs."
Yes, lots of earmarks
The omnibus spending bill has "9,427 pork barrel items."
Obama's no maverick
"Sen. Obama has never taken on his party leaders on a single major issue."
Fidel Castro no fan of McCain
"Fidel (Castro) has made his preferences known in the campaign and had some very unkind things to say about me."
Obama disagreed, but didn't criticize
"Congressman John Lewis, an American hero, made allegations that Sarah Palin and I were somehow associated with ... the worst chapter in American history. ... And, Senator Obama, you didn't repudiate those remarks."
McCain proud to have parted ways with Bush
"I have disagreed strongly with the Bush administration on this issue" of global warming.
Yes, South Koreans taller
"The average South Korean is 3 inches taller than the average North Korean, a huge gulag."
History notes elder McCain's passing
"My grandfather came home from ... (World War II) exhausted from the burdens he had borne, and died the next day."
She wins popularity contest
"Governor Palin is the most popular governor in the country."
Ten years in municipal government, two as governor
Sarah Palin "has had 12 years of elected office experience."
McCain knows ABBA
The musical Mamma Mia! has "been selling out for years."
What a difference eight months makes
Says Obama flip-flopped on warrantless wiretapping.
Thousands of "green card" soldiers in Iraq
U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan include a "few thousand that are still green card holders who are not even citizens of this country."
James Bond-inspired ad is on target about drilling and gas taxes
Says Obama opposes offshore drilling and a gas tax holiday.
He's got some numbers to back him up
"You know, the approval rating of Congress is down to 13 percent."
Obama not one of the Gang
"I joined the Gang of 14, seven Republicans, seven Democrats, so that we wouldn't blow up the United States Senate. Sen. Obama had the opportunity to join that group. He chose not to."
McCain spoke up early
"John McCain stood up to the president and sounded the alarm on global warming ... five years ago."
© 2014 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise