Sean Gorman is a PolitiFact reporter with the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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Recent stories from Sean GormanA first look at the Warner-Gillespie debate
There's plenty of fodder for the Truth-O-Meter after first debate between U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie. Here's our initial take. More fact checks are in the works.
In context: Gillespie's comments on the minimum wage
Democrats say Ed Gillespie's description of minimum wage earners enjoying beer and softball with colleagues after work is offensive. Here's a full transcript of the Republican's remarks so you can decide:Scores of Medicaid audits still leave holes
House Republicans are insisting Virginia's Medicaid system undergo a two-year audit before they'll consider expanding it. Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the program already has been studied to death and it's time for action.
We looked at dozens of Virginia Medicaid audits published in recent years to find out what they say about Virginia's $8 billion-a-year health program.
There's sunshine and darkness in Virginia's open-government laws
To see how Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act stacks up, we compared it to similar laws in Florida and Connecticut, two states that are recognized by experts for their strong open government laws.McDonnell sums up his term
PolitiFact Virginia takes quick look at Gov. Bob McDonnell's last address to the General Assembly.Promises, promises...McDonnell fulfilled half of them
PolitiFact Virginia’s Bob-O-Meter has tracked the progress of 48 promises Bob McDonnell made when he ran for governor in 2009. McDonnell, with less than two weeks remaining in office, has fulfilled 24 of them.Fact-checking voting laws: a year-end report
Amid a nationwide battle about voter access, PolitiFact researched claims about noncitizen voters, restoration of ex-felons’ rights and voter laws nationwide.PolitiFact Virginia's Top 10 claims from the gubernatorial race
Here's a review of some of the most interesting claims Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli made during the gubernatorial campaign.Voters go to the polls in New Jersey, Virginia
PolitiFact New Jersey and PolitiFact Virginia have been fact-checking the campaigns for governor. We recap some highlights of the races.Cuccinelli and McAuliffe fared poorly on the Truth-O-Meter
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.
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