Here's a review of some of the most interesting claims Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli made during the gubernatorial campaign.
By Sean Gorman :: Published on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 11:31 a.m.
Of the 14 Cuccinelli claims PolitiFact Virginia fact checked over the last year, 10 were rated Mostly False or worse. Of the 13 McAuliffe statements we checked, 11 were Mostly False or worse.
By Warren Fiske :: Published on Monday, November 4th, 2013 at 11:14 a.m.
As attorney general in 2010, Republican Ken Cuccinelli issued an opinion that Virginia colleges could not protect gay employees and students from discrimination. That action, Democrats say, almost caused Northrop Grumman cancel plans to move its corporate headquarters to Virginia. PolitiFact Virginia took a look at the story, which has become an issue in this fall's gubernatorial election.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 10:04 a.m.
The gubernatorial candidates threw a few familiar punches. Here's a review of some of their claims:
Confused about what the debt ceiling is? As the government hurtles toward a possible default, here is an FAQ by PolitiFact's national staff about the debt ceiling and why it's important to every American.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Sunday, October 13th, 2013 at 6:20 a.m.
Here's a look at some of the candidates' recurrent claims:
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 3:24 p.m.
GreenTech Automotive, an electric car company, is under federal investigation and has not lived up to the promises of its founder -- Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe. Virginia officials raised concerns about the venture in 2009.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 8:05 p.m.
As the scandal involving gifts and loans to Gov. Bob McDonnell and his family swirls, here's a look at how Virginia's political disclosure laws compare to other states: PolitiFact Charts: Rules for Governors Accepting Gifts By State Loan Disclosure Rules for Governors and Legislators By State
Despite projections that Obamacare will reduce most premiums -- and predictions to the contrary -- the law is very complicated and the result will vary depending on what type of health insurance you have.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
The Commonwealth Institute takes issue with a recent Bob-O-Meter, telling us the improved health of Medicaid newborns happened "despite McDonnell, not because of him."
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 at 1:45 p.m.
As gubernatorial candidates Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe start to unveil their agendas, each is accusing the other of lacking substance. Here's a review of their key proposals so far.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Thursday, June 6th, 2013 at 10:54 a.m.
"Black pastors are also going to have to answer whether they serve Jesus or the Democrat Party," said E.W. Jackson, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor. "The black community will never prosper by betraying God and following leadership that curries the favor of the Democrat Party."
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.
Based on erroneous statistics from the state, conservative groups are saying that teachers comprise only 35 percent of the employees in Virginia's public schools -- the lowest percentage in the nation.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 10:47 a.m.
The governor estimates that a pilot TV drama set at the Norfolk Naval Station could generate $50 million for Hampton Roads should the show go into serial production. We can't verify that number.
By Sean Gorman :: Published on Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 11:48 a.m.
In listening to audios of the interview that have been posted to YouTube and the blog Not Larry Sabato, it becomes apparent that Stimpson's comments have been edited.
By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Thursday, March 21st, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.
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