Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Virginia Chris Jones stated on August 20, 2019 in TV ad.: Says he "led the fight to expand Medicaid." Morgan Griffith stated on February 11, 2019 in a newsletter.: "Our country has succeeded in reducing greenhouse emissions in previous years." Clean Virginia stated on November 16, 2018 in website post.: "Virginians pay the 11th-highest power bills in the nation." Abigail Spanberger stated on September 28, 2018 in a TV ad.: Says Dave Brat "voted against protecting pre-existing conditions." Michelle Mosby stated on October 11, 2016 in a radio ad.: Joe Morrissey "has been a delegate in the General Assembly for eight years with no laws passed to help our black community with education or workforce." Levar Stoney stated on October 17, 2016 in a debate.: As executive director of the Democratic Party of Virginia there were "300 people on my payroll in 2008." Joe Morrissey stated on October 17, 2016 in a debate.: The city of Richmond "built the second richest team in the NFL a $14 million stadium." Mark Warner stated on October 4, 2016 in a TV interview.: Donald Trump has said "nuclear proliferation is OK." Virginia First Foundation stated on September 27, 2016 in a web video.: "The Virginia population increased by just 8 percent from 2005 to 2015, but the per capita spending in the budget increased by a whopping 38 percent." Republican National Committee stated on September 12, 2016 in a blog post.: "Tim Kaine hiked tuition as governor, but now claims to champion affordability." Donald Trump stated on September 6, 2016 in a rally.: Barack Obama has "doubled our national debt. Doubled it. It's going to be close to $20 trillion when he leaves." Mike Pence stated on August 4, 2016 in a rally: The Obama administration has been "raising taxes." Tim Kaine stated on August 4, 2016 in a speech: Says his father-in-law, former Gov. Linwood Holton, "integrated Virginia public schools." National Federation of Independent Business-Virginia stated on May 17, 2016 in a website post.: "The vast majority of minimum wage workers get a raise within a year." Randy Forbes stated on May 13, 2016 in a campaign flier: Says Virginia Republican "Scott Taylor has been convicted in at least four different courts across the country, at times failing to even appear, and having a warrant issued for his arrest." NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia stated on May 16, 2016 in a website post.: "One in three American women will have had an abortion by the time she reaches the age of 45." Randy Forbes stated on April 21, 2016 in a radio interview.: China is "going to have twice the number of submarines we have in just over a decade." Bill Clinton stated on February 24, 2016 in a campaign rally.: "Every year there is a slightly smaller percentage of American households owning guns." Bob Goodlatte stated on February 15, 2016 in a TV interview.: "It’s highly unusual to have a Supreme Court confirmation in a presidential election year. The last one was 1940." Bernie Sanders stated on October 28, 2015 in a speech.: "It costs a hell of a lot more money to put somebody in jail than send them to the University of Virginia." Gerry Connolly stated on September 8, 2015 in radio interview.: "It's estimated we leave somewhere north of $350 billion a year - that's billion - a year on the table uncollected because IRS doesn't have the resources." Jim Webb stated on August 12, 2015 in a web post: "We did not even have a federal income tax in this country until 1913." Gerry Connolly stated on July 9, 2015 in a written statement.: "In 1960, we spent more than 3 percent of our GDP on infrastructure projects like the Interstate Highway. Today we spend less than 1 percent of our GDP on these vital investments." Randy Forbes stated on June 16, 2015 in a written statement.: "The average age a child is trafficked into the commercial sex trade industry is between 11 and 14 years old." Rob Wittman stated on April 30, 2015 in a news release.: The 2005 round of military base closings "has not yet resulted in savings." Scott Surovell stated on February 4, 2015 in a floor speech.: "When did the decline of coal start? It started when natural gas took off … that started to begin in (President George W.) Bush’s administration." Lori Haas stated on January 19, 2015 in a news conference: In states that have private-sale background checks for handguns "49 percent fewer women are shot and killed." Alfonso Lopez stated on January 19, 2015 in a floor speech.: Ronald Reagan "banned ownership of fully automatic rifles. He supported the assault weaspons ban." Jim Moran stated on November 22, 2014 in a Facebook post.: Graduation rates of players at major football colleges "are still twenty points below their male campus peers and worsened in the past three years." Jim Webb stated on November 19, 2014 in an announcement.: The poorest counties in the U.S. are in Appalachia and "happen to be more than 90 percent white."