Latest Fact-checks by Steve Contorno Barack Obama stated on October 18, 2014 in the president's weekly national address: "You cannot get (Ebola) from just riding on a plane or bus." Rand Paul stated on October 16, 2014 in an interview with a New Hampshire radio station: Ebola is "incredibly contagious," "very transmissible" and "easy to catch." Adam Kinzinger stated on October 26, 2014 in comments on ABC's "This Week": Says Rand Paul "has put out budgets to cut the military in half." Charlie Crist stated on October 21, 2014 in a debate: Says high-speed rail would have created 60,000 jobs. Rick Scott stated on October 15, 2014 in a debate: "While (Charlie Crist) was governor, utility costs went up 30 percent and went from below the national average to above the national average. Since I got elected, utility rates have come down 11 percent and now we are below the average." Larry Pressler stated on October 16, 2014 in a campaign forum: "All four on Mount Rushmore, they were all independents at one critical point in their career." Alison Lundergan Grimes stated on October 13, 2014 in a debate: Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, "would help lift over a million Americans out of poverty." Mitch McConnell stated on October 13, 2014 in a debate: Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour "will destroy between half a million and one million jobs." Alison Lundergan Grimes stated on October 6, 2014 in a campaign ad: "The only candidate pocketing big money from people who want to destroy coal is Mitch McConnell." Terri Lynn Land stated on October 25, 2014 in a campaign statement to a local newspaper: On support for the auto bailouts. Thom Tillis stated on September 30, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says Sen. Kay Hagan "has missed half of the (Senate Armed Services) Committee's hearings in 2014." National Rifle Association stated on September 24, 2014 in a campaign ad: "Mary Landrieu voted to take away your gun rights." Bill Cassidy stated on September 19, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says Mary Landrieu voted to fund benefits for illegal immigrants ahead of veterans. Peter King stated on September 21, 2014 in an interview on "Fox News Sunday": "In 2011, (the Islamic State) attempted to attack Fort Knox." Katrina vanden Heuvel stated on September 21, 2014 in a panel on ABC's "This Week": Americans now "support strikes (against ISIS) but the support for ground troops is not there. The support is very thin." American Crossroads stated on September 16, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says Tom Steyer is a "California billionaire who stands to profit by blocking Keystone" and "is spending big to help" Bruce Braley. Facebook posts stated on September 11, 2014 in a Facebook graphic: "There is no state in the U.S. where a 40-hour minimum wage work week is enough to afford a two-bedroom apartment." Michael Hayden stated on September 14, 2014 in comments on "Fox News Sunday": "The president referred to the Syrian opposition just a few months ago as pharmacists and doctors, and so on." John McCain stated on September 10, 2014 in an interview on CNN: "(Obama's) entire national security team, including his secretary of state, said we want to arm and train and equip (Syrian rebel forces), and he made the unilateral decision to turn them down." Rand Paul stated on September 4, 2014 in an op-ed for Time magazine: In Tripoli, "jihadists today swim in our embassy pool." Cory Gardner stated on September 2, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says on contraception, his plan is "cheaper and easier for you" than Sen. Mark Udall’s Barack Obama stated on September 7, 2014 in an interview on "Meet the Press.": Says his comment about extremists being a JV team "wasn’t specifically referring to" Islamic State. Ending Spending Action Fund stated on August 25, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s "wealth has surged while in public office." Peter King stated on August 31, 2014 in an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation": The United States had "allies lined up" for air strikes in Syria and then Obama "pulled the rug out." Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee stated on August 21, 2014 in a campaign ad: "Cory Gardner is sponsoring a bill to ban all abortions right now." Ending Spending Action Fund stated on August 13, 2014 in a campaign ad: "In six years, (U.S. Rep. Gary) Peters introduced zero bills that became law." Jay Nixon stated on August 17, 2014 in on ABC's "This Week": "I've been here almost every day." Mitch McConnell stated on August 5, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says he "voted for even stronger protections (in the Violence Against Women Act) than Obama's agenda will allow." Alison Lundergan Grimes stated on July 30, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says Mitch McConnell voted "two times against the Violence Against Women Act." Shelley Moore Capito stated on July 29, 2014 in a campaign ad: "What (the Obama administration is) going to come out with in the next several months is you're not even going to be able to burn coal very limitedly in the existing plants."