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Julie Kliegman is a staff writer with PolitiFact. She hails from New Jersey by way of Northwestern University. Follow her on Twitter at @jmkliegman.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Julie Kliegman
"Social science is irrefutable" that children are better off being raised by a mom and a dad.
"Women take birth control, more than half of them, as a medication for other conditions."
Says he "forced Washington to open up the Arctic Ocean to oil drilling."
Recent stories from Julie KliegmanIn air wars with Koch brothers, are Dems fighting Falses with Falses?
Democrats have been critical of the accuracy of Americans for Prosperity ads this election cycle. But do they fare any better?Did the Koch brothers run an Alaskan oil refinery into the ground?
Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, claimed in a TV ad that the billionaire Koch brothers ran a North Pole, Alaska, refinery into the ground. The full story is more complicated.Are ads from Koch brothers-supported group accurate?
We’ve been fact-checking Americans for Prosperity since 2010 and given the recent publicity thought it was time to review the record.Adding up the numbers on the Affordable Care Act
There's been a lot of debate lately about how many people are covered under the federal health care law, also known as Obamacare. We fact-checked claims recently from President Barack Obama and Florida's U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.Top 5 fact-checks for March
PolitiFact Florida looked at Rick Scott’s State of the State address, medical marijuana, state funding for the environment, the Common Core educational standards and Medicare.Highlights from the week in fact-checking, March 28
We fact-checked claims on education and health care this week.Fact-checking claims about the millennial generation
Millenials are now aged 18 to 33, and they can vote. Recent fact-checks show not every claim about them is accurate, though.Fact-checking the candidates in the U.S. House special election to replace Bill Young
The race to fill the late U.S. Rep Bill Young's open House seat has become a national campaign, thanks to outside money from both parties and special interest groups. We go over the biggest claims concerning the candidates and suss out how accurately issues have been presented in the special election. Voters weigh in during a special election on Tuesday.Fact-checking Florida's special election for the U.S. House
The race to fill the late U.S. Rep Bill Young's open House seat in Florida has become a national campaign, thanks to outside money from both parties and special interest groups. We go over the biggest claims concerning the candidates and suss out how accurately issues have been presented in the special election. Voters weigh in during a special election on Tuesday.Fact-checking the March 9 news shows
Discussions covered a missing Malaysian airliner, the Conservative Political Action Conference and continuing turmoil in Ukraine.
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