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Truth-O-Meter has checked gun claims by NJ Democrats

PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at fact-checks on claims related to gun laws and violence

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 05:00 p.m.

Fact-checks on gun control and gun violence

The shooting in Newtown, Conn., that killed 26 people has reopened a national debate about gun control. As it unfolds, you might hear some familiar claims. Here's our roundup.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 12:13 p.m.

Booker vs. the Truth-O-Meter

We look back at how Newark's mayor has done on claims ranging from crime to health care.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 11:10 a.m.

Fact-checks on gun control and gun violence

The shooting in Newtown, Conn., that killed 26 people has reopened a national debate about gun control. As it unfolds, you might hear some familiar claims. Here's our roundup.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 05:19 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter hands down mixed results on gun claims

In the wake of the Newtown, Conn., mass shootings, PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at past gun claims made by some members of the New Jersey congressional delegation.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 01:05 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter checks claims about Sandy's wrath on Atlantic City, role of Latino vote in presidential election

Democratic Sens. Frank Lautenberg, Bob Menendez go up against Truth-O-Meter

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Chris Christie, Bob Menendez claims go to Truth-O-Meter

Governor claim rates a Pants on Fire, senator's statement handed a Half True.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Menendez defeats Kyrillos for U.S. Senate, House incumbents sail to victory

From U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to New Jersey's sitting congressmen, incumbents soundly fended off their challengers in Tuesday's election

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 12:20 p.m.

Bob Menendez, Joe Kyrillos debate claims revisited on Truth-O-Meter

With New Jersey's U.S. Senate seat up for grabs Tuesday, PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at claims on health care, taxes and debt.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

In Context: Menendez and ‘absolutely’

Two videos from the U.S. Senate campaign of Republican Joe Kyrillos distort remarks U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democrat, made during a recent debate.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

More Menendez, Kyrillos claims tested on Truth-O-Meter

The Truth-O-Meter finds accuracy issues in claims about passage of a budget in the U.S. Senate, who's voted against hiking New Jersey's minimum wage.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Robert Menendez, Joe Kyrillos claims tested on Truth-O-Meter

U.S. Senate candidates talked taxes, health care and economy during recent debate at Montclair State University

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter checks items on Menendez support of taxes; 1980 Reagan, Carter race

Claims center on Sen. Bob Menendez's support of tax increases; whether Ronald Reagan really trailed Jimmy Carter in 1980 presidential polls

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter checks claims on Medicare costs, support of tax hike on home sales

Truth-O-Meter finds accuracy issues with claims made by Shelley Adler, "Menendez Facts" blog

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Fact-checking Democratic lawmakers’ claims on guns and gun violence in wake of deadly mass shootings

Firearms became the focus of many New Jersey politicians following two mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. Here’s a roundup of Truth-O-Meter rulings on gun-related statements.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Menendez, Kyrillos trade flawed criticism of each other's record

PolitiFact New Jersey recently tested campaign claims from U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Joe Kyrillos. Both statements fared poorly on the Truth-O-Meter.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rings Mostly False, Half True for weekend claims on debt, guns

Republican Anna Little blamed U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez for increasing federal debt. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell claimed there's been no legislation that took away a gun from anyone in the last 20 years.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

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