Rick Santorum's file:
Santorum

Republican from Pennsylvania

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

Recent statements involving Rick Santorum

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."

Says President Obama has waived "the work requirement for welfare."

"I think it’s seven or eight of the California system of universities don’t even teach an American history course. It’s not even available to be taught."

"Polls show Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to Obamacare, especially the individual mandate."

Recent stories featuring Rick Santorum

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.

A look at some familiar attacks from recycled ads:

As the Republican presidential campaign moved to Wisconsin, the attack ads followed.


Two national political action committees have been airing a pair of television ads -- one from the Red, White and Blue Fund attacks front-runner Mitt Romney, and a second, from Restore Our Future, goes after Rick Santorum.

 

We take a look at some already-evaluated claims.

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