Votes were for large spending bills
Says Rick Santorum "funded Planned Parenthood."
Santorum voted against it in '96, now supports it
Says Rick Santorum "opposes right-to-work"
Don't forget the Civil War period
Says the U.S. federal income tax rate was 0 percent until 1913.
— PolitiFact Texas
Not so simple
Says that when Republicans held Congress and the presidency, they "doubled the size of the (U.S.) Department of Education."
Paul's number is off, but he has a point
"170,000 of the jobs" created in Texas under Gov. Rick Perry "were government jobs."
CORRECTED: Perry was supporter, not chairman
Rick Perry "was the (campaign) chairman for Al Gore at one time, not too many years ago."
Unemployment had been dropping since November
"Prices are going up. Unemployment is continuing to go up."
Counting troops that served in Afghanistan, for one stat
Due to the war in Iraq, "4,400 Americans are dead, 30,000 severely wounded and more than 100,000 are suffering from serious health problems related to post traumatic stress syndrome."
© 2016 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
1100 Connecticut Ave. NW • Suite 440 • Washington, DC 20036 • 202-463-0571
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise