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Julie Kliegman

PolitiFact Staff Writer

Julie Kliegman is a staff writer with PolitiFact. She hails from New Jersey by way of Northwestern University. Follow her on Twitter at @jmkliegman.

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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.

"In the last couple of days, notices were sent (by officials in Ukraine) to Jews in one city indicating that they had to identify themselves as Jews."

"Before Congress, (Tom) Cotton got paid handsomely working for insurance companies and corporate interests."

"More than 3 million young adults ... have gained insurance under (the Affordable Care Act) by staying on their family’s plan."

Says the goal of the Affordable Care Act was to get 30 million people insured, but it only got 7 million.

A Koch brothers group is "going to college campuses, giving away free booze to try to bribe young folks out of getting health insurance."

"Women take birth control, more than half of them, as a medication for other conditions."

"Americans increasingly want (the Affordable Care Act) to be repealed."

Says he "forced Washington to open up the Arctic Ocean to oil drilling."

"We’re at the point of reaching 2 million deportations ... this is a historic level, more than any other president of the United States."

Recent stories from Julie Kliegman
In 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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