Gov. Bob McDonnell's staff says he misspoke when he said only 38 percent of Virginian's could attend one of the state's public colleges or universities.
By Jacob Geiger :: Published on Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 9:42 a.m.
After inquiries by PolitiFact Virginia on Thursday, the SCC acknowledged that it had given Armstrong incorrect data. Rates actually had climbed about 33 percent from 2007 to 2009, not 90 percent.
By Jacob Geiger :: Published on Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:31 p.m.
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By Daniel Finnegan :: Published on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 2:54 p.m.
The Truth-O-Meter is based on the concept that truth in politics often is not black and white, but shades of gray. We have three different shades of gray: Mostly True, Half True, and Barely True.
By Warren Fiske :: Published on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 1:25 p.m.
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