Rudy Giuliani's file


Republican from New York

Rudy Giuliani is the former mayor of New York City. He was born in Brooklyn in 1944 and previously served as a federal prosecutor, as well as an associate attorney general under President Reagan. He graduated from Manhattan College and earned a law degree from New York University Law School. He has been married since 2003 to Judith Nathan and was married twice before. He has two children, Andrew and Caroline. He withdrew from the presidential race on Jan. 30, 2008.

Giuliani's statements by ruling

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Rudy Giuliani's website

Recent statements involving Rudy Giuliani

Pants on Fire!

An outlandish distortion


A statistic that doesn't exist

Mostly True

Whites tend to kill whites as well

Mostly False

Christie and report author seem to think it's conclusive

Recent stories featuring Rudy Giuliani

Fact-checking national security on 'This Week'

We've checked statements from Rudy Giuliani, Joe Lieberman and George Will.

So long, Mayor Giuliani

The ever quotable Rudy Giuliani gave PolitiFact lots of things to check this election season. Here's a look back at highlights from the Giuliani file. We mark John Edwards' departure as well.

Fumbled facts in Florida

We find some exaggerations and mistakes at the Republican debate in Boca Raton.

Rudy's Florida pitch

In a TV ad aimed at voters in Florida, Rudy Giuliani makes claims about cutting taxes, welfare reform and a national insurance fund. We find he's mostly right on two, but wrong on the other.

FACT SHEET: Immigration

A breakdown of the immigration issue, including candidate-by-candidate positions.