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Republican from New Jersey

A former offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, Jon Runyan is a Republican Congressman representing New Jersey's 3rd district, which includes parts of Burlington, Camden and Ocean counties.  

Recent statements involving Jon Runyan

Says Rep. Jon Runyan "voted to redefine rape."

Says "if we do nothing and continue to let Obamacare siphon off that $700 billion dollars off the top of it, Medicare goes away in less than 10 years -- certain accounts of it -- and it just falls apart at the seams."

Says Congressman Jon Runyan has a "plan to raise Medicare costs $6,400 a year."

Says Congressman Jon Runyan does not want to cut taxes for the middle class, but only for millionaires.

Says there are "$500 billion in Medicare cuts required to pay for this flawed [health care law]."

Recent stories featuring Jon Runyan

Menendez defeats Kyrillos for U.S. Senate, House incumbents sail to victory:

From U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to New Jersey's sitting congressmen, incumbents soundly fended off their challengers in Tuesday's election

Truth-O-Meter looks back at some claims for candidates seeking U.S. House seats:

How did claims by Jon Runyan, Shelley Adler, Leonard Lance and Upendra Chivukula do on the Truth-O-Meter?

Truth-O-Meter checks claims on Medicare costs, support of tax hike on home sales:

Truth-O-Meter finds accuracy issues with claims made by Shelley Adler, "Menendez Facts" blog

Truth-O-Meter checks claims about tax cuts for millionaires, number of gun deaths in U.S.:

New ad from Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee targets Jon Runyan, other House GOP members; Sen. Frank Lautenberg compares deaths by gunfire in US to those on Middle Eastern battlefields

Sorting fact from fiction on Election Day:

PolitiFact New Jersey revisits claims made in races for two House seats and a U.S. Senate seat

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