The General Assembly is deadlocked over expanding Medicaid elgibility in Virginia and dubious statements abound. Here's a recap:
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 04:18 p.m.
House Republicans are insisting Virginia's Medicaid system undergo a two-year audit before they'll consider expanding it. Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the program already has been studied to death and it's time for action. We looked at dozens of Virginia Medicaid audits published in recent years to find out what they say about Virginia's $8 billion-a-year health program.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 01:01 p.m.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe, take heed: If you promised it during your campaign, PolitiFact Virginia will track it.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 02:42 p.m.
The Macker-Meter will monitor what progress, if any, Gov. Terry McAuliffe makes on 17 of his campaign promises last year.
By Warren Fiske :: Published on Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 12:14 p.m.
Here's a review of some of the most interesting claims Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli made during the gubernatorial campaign.
By Sean Gorman :: Published on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 11:31 a.m.
PolitiFact New Jersey and PolitiFact Virginia have been fact-checking the campaigns for governor. We recap some highlights of the races.
Of the 14 Cuccinelli claims PolitiFact Virginia fact checked over the last year, 10 were rated Mostly False or worse. Of the 13 McAuliffe statements we checked, 11 were Mostly False or worse.
By Warren Fiske :: Published on Monday, November 4th, 2013 at 11:14 a.m.
The gubernatorial candidates threw a few familiar punches. Here's a review of some of their claims:
PolitiFact Virginia has fact-checked claims about government shutdowns, Social Security, abortion, guns and more. We review the most compelling fact-checks of the campaign to date.
Here's a look at some of the candidates' recurrent claims:
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 03:24 p.m.
GreenTech Automotive, an electric car company, is under federal investigation and has not lived up to the promises of its founder -- Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe. Virginia officials raised concerns about the venture in 2009.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 08:05 p.m.
As gubernatorial candidates Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe start to unveil their agendas, each is accusing the other of lacking substance. Here's a review of their key proposals so far.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Thursday, June 6th, 2013 at 10:54 a.m.
We found that none of the last seven Virginia governors has created jobs fast enough to keep up with working-age population growth. Of the nine governors dating back to 1978, only Democrat Chuck Robb met the standard set forth by McAuliffe. Robb led the state from 1982 to 1986.
By Warren Fiske :: Published on Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 at 01:24 p.m.
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