Rick Santorum's file:
Santorum

Republican from Pennsylvania

Rick Santorum is a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania and was a Republican presidential candidate for 2012.

Recent statements involving Rick Santorum

"We are accepting more legal immigrants than we ever have in the history (of the United States.)"

Children are crossing the border because President Barack Obama said "if you come, you’re going to be able to stay, because we’re not going to enforce the law."

The CBO says that if you raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, "half a million people would lose their jobs."

President Obama’s education "solution" includes an effort to "nationalize curriculum."

When his grandfather arrived in the United States, "there were no government benefits for immigrants."

Recent stories featuring Rick Santorum

Rush Limbaugh, Cokie Roberts, Fox News 'banned' in Canada: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

Rush Limbaugh says "not a single" Repubican senator voted to confirm U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, while Cokie Roberts edges ever closer to getting a Twitter account, all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

Celebrating business and hard work on opening night in Tampa:

On the first night of the Republican National Convention, GOP speakers proclaim the value of hard work and criticize the country's direction under President Barack Obama.

A fresh untruth about tuition for undocumented students:

We've posted our review of a fresh claim that a Republican legislator gave in-state tuition to illegal immigrants.

Our look at this claim -- which caught fire -- reminded us we'd previously explored misconceptions about the Texas tuition law.

A history of taxing claims:

Is your head spinning from filing your income taxes? Over the last year, we've fact-checked some dizzying claims about the tax system, who pays more and less. Here are some goodies that have been crunched by the Truth-O-Meter.

Whither Ron Paul? Check his report card:

A national newspaper asked the other day: "Whatever happened to Ron Paul?" Well, he still has a PolitiFact report card.

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