Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Rand Paul's file

Paul

Republican from Kentucky

Rand Paul is a U.S. senator from Kentucky. A physician by trade, Paul defeated Democrat Jack Conway in 2010 for the seat formerly held by Sen. Jim Bunning.

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  • Mostly True7 (%)(7)
  • Half True7 (%)(7)
  • Mostly False2 (%)(2)
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  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

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And the top-read Virginia Truth-O-Meter from 2014 is...

State Sen. George Barker's statement that uncompsensated care costs went down 30 percent in states that, unlike Virginia, expanded Medicaid. Here's our review of that claim and four others that generated the most interest in 2014.  

Some politicians spoke the truth in 2014

We published lots of Falses and Pants on Fires this year, but here's a hat-tip to a sampling of claims that earned a full True rating.

Rand Paul on the Truth-O-Meter

We've recently fact-checked statements by or about Rand Paul, the Republican senator from Kentucky and a possible 2016 contender. 

 

The biggest whoppers of the 2014 campaign

• PunditFact fact-checks the Oct. 26 news shows

• Republicans' favorite attack on incumbent Democrats: their loyalty to Obama in votes

 

Sarah Palin twice, the DA's vodka, Rand Paul on tanks: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

The former Alaska governor weighs in, with mixed results, on Gov. Rick Perry's indictment in Texas. Sen. Rand Paul, meanwhile, talks about the increasing militarization of America's civilian police forces -- all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

Rand Paul vs. Rand Paul, Harry Reid's 'do-nothing' Congress: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Rand Paul's claims swing back and forth on the Truth-O-Meter in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup, while assertions about Harry Reid and college tuition levels also make an appearance.