The Bartolf file:
Sasha Bartolf
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Sasha Bartolf

"Mayor Giuliani's lawsuit killed the line-item veto."

"Senator Clinton tried to spend $1 million on the Woodstock Concert Museum."

"With the resources it takes to execute just over three months of the Iraq war, we could fully fund the expansion of health care for needy children that Bush vetoed."

"With one stroke of his pen, President Bush has denied health insurance to 3.8 million kids who were due to get it under this bipartisan expansion of the Children's Health Insurance Program."

"Another one he should veto is the SCHIP program, which he should say 'Take the C out of, because now it's for everybody, like every other entitlement program.'"

"This (SCHIP) is socialized medicine. It is going to go to families that make $60,000 a year. Those aren't poor children."

"The Republican governor who stood up and cut spending instead of raising taxes."

"Took on the Olympics and turned them around"

English "is our national language...if it becomes official, that means in a place like New York City you can't print ballots in any other language."

"During his tenure in Washington and in the Illinois State Senate, Barack Obama has accumulated a record of bipartisan success."

Recent stories from Sasha Bartolf
Taking off the gloves in Orlando

The Republican candidates mixed it up during a lively debate in Orlando. They stretched the truth on crime and defense, while Huckabee was Pants-On-Fire wrong about the Founding Fathers.

Keeping it simple, sometimes wrong

The candidates from both parties want to distill the SCHIP debate into nuggets that satisfy their base voters.

Romney: turning over the turnaround label

In a rich biography of success, he sometimes overstates his record.

Does Obama practice what he preaches?

The freshman senator calls for bipartisanship. But when he votes, it's nearly always with his party.

Clinton fails English exam - twice

Clinton overstates the implications of making English the official U.S. language.

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