Lee Fisher's file:
Fisher

Democrat from Ohio

Lee Fisher is the former lieutenant governor of Ohio. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2010.

Recent statements involving Lee Fisher

"If you want to see the jobs that I've saved and created in this storm he helped create, go anywhere in Ohio."

Says Lee Fisher "wanted a $1.1 billion tax increase which could have driven countless jobs out of state."

On Lee Fisher’s watch, "almost nine out of 10" jobs that Ohio lost were lost to other states, "not to other countries."

"Under Lee Fisher Ohio has lost nearly 400,000 jobs."

"On (Rob Portman's) watch as Bush's trade czar, our deficit with China exploded" and "as Bush's budget chief, Portman oversaw a spending spree that doubled the deficit."

Recent stories featuring Lee Fisher

Rob Portman's claim about Lee Fisher and gun control rated No. 3 for 2010:

After making more than 100 Truth-O-Meter rulings, the editors who rate the items for PolitiFact Ohio looked back over the year and selected the Top 10 for 2010.

Today we offer No. 3: A statement about Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher and his views on gun control. The statement, from Sen.-elect Rob Portman's campaign, led to this story that debunked a decades-old myth.

PolitiFact Ohio selects the Top 10 for 2010:

After making more than 100 Truth-O-Meter rulings, the editors who rate the items for PolitiFact Ohio looked back over the year and selected the Top 10 for 2010.

Selections weren't just based on which articles were true or false. In fact, only two that got Pants On Fire ratings — awarded to statements that are both false and ridiculous — made the cut.

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