Paul Krugman's file:

Paul Krugman is a columnist for the New York Times and professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008. He describes himself as liberal.

Recent statements involving Paul Krugman

Says "there have been some job gains in the McMansion State since Mr. Christie took office, but they have lagged gains both in the nation as a whole and in New York and Connecticut, the obvious points of comparison."

"One in four Texans lacks health insurance, the highest proportion in the nation."

"The average Republican voter thinks there should be some revenue as part of this deal."

"There are actually half a million fewer government employees now than there were when (President Barack) Obama took office."

"The average unemployed American has been out of work for almost 40 weeks."

Recent stories featuring Paul Krugman

Government jobs vs. private jobs: Which help the economy more?:

We examine a debate between Carly Fiorina and Paul Krugman and explore if an increase in government jobs promotes growth in private-sector employment.

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Paul Krugman, Texas and Truth-O-Meter:

Paul Krugman, in Austin to keynote an awards ceremony, is a Nobel-winning economist and columnist. He also has a mixed record, leaning to True, on the Truth-O-Meter.

Al Sharpton is fired up about Rick Perry:

On MSNBC, Al Sharpton called Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign message "fact-free" and then offered up some Texas stats that we've checked before.

Fact-checking claims about the Texas economy:

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry now running for president, we review our fact-checking on claims about jobs and the Texas economy.

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