Was keeping Virginia's unemployment rate below the national average really a major accomplishment for Tim Kaine when he was governor? We checked.
Mitt Romney didn’t instigate a policy of sending jobs overseas when he was governor of Massachusetts, but he allowed such a policy to continue.
PolitiFact has often noted that economists say governors have a small effect their state's economy. For better or worse, the same thing was true when Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts.