A little complexity to Howell's actions
"Bill Howell has been the consistent force behind every major tax increase in Virginia in the last decade."
No concrete evidence
Female students at UVA "have a 20 percent chance of being sexually assaulted."
Depends on the measure
The poorest counties in the U.S. are in Appalachia and "happen to be more than 90 percent white."
But Obama's action is more sweeping
"Every president since Eisenhower has taken executive action to address immigration issues."
Many caveats to NRA's support
"The NRA supported background checks..."
A rural myth
In rural Virginia, "Sen. Warner ran 8-10 points ahead of a traditional Democrat -- ahead of Senator Kaine, ahead of Governor McAuliffe."
Doctor in the House
"I’ll be the only economist in the (U.S.) House."
Brat never said this
Dave Brat said "the best way to fix Social Security would be to give seniors back what they paid in and no more."
U.S. scores aren't that bad
"In K-12 education, our kids are scoring at the bottom of science and mathematics right now in the industrialized world -- at the bottom."
Insurance was rare prior to 1940s
"Before World War II, very few people actually had health insurance."
But not your traditional origami
"$2.4 million of the NIH dollars was spent on ‘origami’ condoms."
Important context missing
Ed Gillespie’s "firm even lobbied for five foreign governments, including a dictator now awaiting trial for war crimes."
Different studies reach different results
In 1968 "the average corporate CEO made 20 times the average worker’s pay. Today that multiple is about 350."
Puts words in our mouth
Says PolitiFact has ruled that Ed Gillespie’s ads are false and misleading.
The VA has a say with vets
Says Mark Warner "has supported restrictions on veterans’ second amendment rights."
Many reasons for layoffs
"Hospitals have already begun layoffs, a direct result of Republican inaction" on Medicaid expansion.
Some swaying here
On opposing legislation that would take away existing health care plans.
A lie about lies
Says Mark Warner told PolitiFact National's "Lie of the Year" in 2013.
Some quibble, we don't
The U.S. Constitution is "the oldest written constitution still in use today" among nations.
Not every election, but close
"Over 40 of our 100 (House of) Delegates seats go uncontested every year, and over 40 percent of our state senate seats go uncontested every year."
© 2015 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise