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U.S. Rep. Rush Holt is a Democrat representing New Jersey's 12th district.

Recent statements involving Rush Holt

"We need to pass a carbon tax to stop climate change. Break up the Wall Street banks. And stop the government spying on innocent Americans. Cory Booker doesn’t support any of these ideas."  

"Every single month since 1985 has been warmer than the historic average. All 12 of the warmest years on record have come in the last 15 years."

Says Reps. Rush Holt, Frank Pallone and Bill Pascrell are "willing to jeopardize seniors’ access to coverage by gutting $741 billion from Medicare" to pay for a "big-government healthcare takeover."

"As we watch the news from Colorado with horror and sympathy for the families, we should remember that each day more than 80 Americans are killed by gunfire, unnecessary tragedies."

"A clear majority of Americans support removing the cost-sharing requirement for prescription contraceptive coverage."

Recent stories featuring Rush Holt

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

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.

Chris Christie, Republicans face Truth-O-Meter for attacking Jon Corzine, House Democrats:

PolitiFact New Jersey recaps our weekend fact-checks on Gov. Chris Christie and the National Republican Congressional Committee

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.

PolitiFact New Jersey revisits claims on veterans, missing service members:

As Americans recognize Memorial Day, we're reviewing related fact-checks put to the Truth-O-Meter

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