All stories featuring Tim Pawlenty

Fact-checking the Iowa Republican debate

We're fact-checking claims from candidates at Thursday night's debate for the Republican presidential nomination.

By Bill Adair, Louis Jacobson, David G. Taylor :: Published on Thursday, August 11th, 2011 at 10:56 p.m.

Campaign turns Minnesota not so nice

We check dueling claims from presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:13 a.m.

'Born This Way': What do scientists say about the origins of being gay?

Last Sunday, Republican presidential candidate and Lady Gaga fan Tim Pawlenty discussed the science behind sexual orientation. We checked whether there's a scientific consensus.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 01:22 p.m.

Fact-checking the GOP debate in New Hampshire

Gov. Rick Perry won’t be there, but U.S. Rep. Ron Paul will, and we’ll be watching for testable statements.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, June 13th, 2011 at 02:00 p.m.

Fact-checking the Republican debate in New Hampshire

We've posted new fact-checks of Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, June 13th, 2011 at 01:54 p.m.

Fact-checking Ron Paul’s first debate

We're fact-checking several claims the Texas Republican made during Thursday's presidential debate in South Carolina. Check back to see how he fared on the Truth-O-Meter.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 05:09 p.m.

Fact-checking the first Republican debate

The South Carolina debate was missing several of the most prominent candidates, but there were still plenty of facts to check.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 09:27 a.m.

Fact-checking Tim Pawlenty's 'Courage to Stand'

Didn't read Tim Pawlenty's new book? We've got a book report for you.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 at 06:03 p.m.

The Truth-O-Meter welcomes Tim Pawlenty

Tim Pawlenty announced a first move toward running for president in 2012. We review a few fact-checks we've already written about him and anticipate many more.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 11:32 a.m.

Has government added jobs, or lost them?

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, outgoing Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate, said government has added 590,000 jobs since January 2008. We found he was way off.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 11:27 a.m.

Top 5 falsehoods about the Bush tax cuts

With the tax debate heating up, we review some of the talking points that are just flat wrong.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 10:26 a.m.

Fact-checking Tim Pawlenty

We fact-check two claims involving the Minnesota governor. Many believe the Republican is eyeing a 2012 run for president.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 06:13 p.m.

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