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Steve Contorno is a staff writer for PolitiFact.

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The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Steve Contorno

"One thing that is much more unpopular than the Affordable Care Act is repealing the Affordable Care Act."

Says opposing the Paycheck Fairness Act is part of the Koch brothers’ agenda.

Says the Koch brothers want to "protect tax cuts for companies that ship our jobs overseas."

"When people enter the service, there’s not a mental health evaluation."

"EPA officials have commended (Koch Industries) for our ‘commitment to a cleaner environment’ and called us ‘a model for other companies.’ "

Says the estate tax is a threat to family farms.

"No one" claims the report vindicating New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the bridge scandal is "conclusive."

Says Sen. Mitch McConnell is "the No. 1 recipient of contributions from lobbyists this cycle."  

"Our high school graduation rate is the highest on record."

"Obamacare will drive 2.5 million Americans out of the workforce."

Recent stories from Steve Contorno
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?

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.

Michael McCaul correct on military not screening recruits for mental health

Michael McCaul said on Fox News Sunday the military doesn’t screen recruits for mental health. That holds up, PunditFact found.

Fact-checking the April 6 news shows

A pair of politicians debated gun policies on military bases in the wake of the second Fort Hood shooting, while a conservative pundit wanted to talk Obamacare poll numbers.

Fact-checking claims about the Fort Hood shooting, Obamacare on the Sunday news shows

Tim Kaine and Michael McCaul debated gun policies on military bases in the wake of the second Fort Hood shooting, while conservative pundit Liz Cheney wanted to talk Obamacare poll numbers.

PolitiFact's Top 5 fact-checks for March

Our most popular checks were about presidential power, presidential vacations, the health care law and dinosaurs.

PunditFact fact-checks the March 30 news shows

PunditFact checked claims about the U.S. manufacturing industry and a report about the New Jersey bridge scandal.

Fact-checking the March 30 Sunday shows

Rudy Giuliani appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" to defend New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. 

Highlights from the week in fact-checking, March 28

We fact-checked claims on education and health care this week.

Rick Scott ad attacks Charlie Crist on Obamacare

Let’s Get to Work’s TV ad says health law has led to 300,000 canceled plans and will drive 2.5 million Americans out of work. Those claims are exaggerated.

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