Friday, October 24th, 2014

All statements involving National Republican Congressional Committee

Half-True

Numbers are right, but lots more to blame than just Obama

Mostly False

Depends when you start counting

Pants on Fire!

Can’t be responsible if you’re not in office

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National Republican Congressional Committee

 Rep. David Cicilline is responsible for the federal loan guarantee to Solyndra, the failed solar company

— PolitiFact Rhode Island

Mostly False

An ounce of truth and a ton of overreach

True

More than 2 1/2 years ago, but he said it.

False

Stimulus bought more than jobs

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National Republican Congressional Committee

Says U.S. Rep. Ron Kind’s "stimulus cost taxpayers $278,000 per job."

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

False

A popular talking point doesn't add up

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National Republican Congressional Committee

Says a new report proves the stimulus supported by N.J. Democrats cost $278,000 per job.

— PolitiFact New Jersey

False

Congressmen are keeping their eyes on the federal credit card

Mostly False

Democrats and Republicans both rang up charges

Mostly False

Debt spending a rare bipartisan feat

Pants on Fire!

'Cherry-picking' and 'selective' were our descriptive words

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National Republican Congressional Committee

Says that PolitiFact Ohio confirms that Betty Sutton "maxed out federal debt"

— PolitiFact Ohio

Mostly False

Cherry-picked claim ignores some key purchases

Mostly True

A billion here, a billion there . . .

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National Republican Congressional Committee

"The federal government borrows $4 billion every day."

— PolitiFact Rhode Island

False

Let's see, Wisconsin proposal had no single payer, relied on private insurance ... need we go on?

Mostly False

Cost-of-living-increase decided by formula, not Congress

Pants on Fire!

Here’s our formula: Twisted logic + lack of evidence = Pants on Fire.

Mostly False

He can't vote with her if she doesn't vote

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National Republican Congressional Committee

Says that "93 percent of the time John Boccieri voted with Nancy Pelosi."

— PolitiFact Ohio

False

An epithet, not a job description

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National Republican Congressional Committee

Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate Chad Causey "was a Washington, D.C. bureaucrat."

— PolitiFact National