Latest Fact-checksJoe Heck Catherine Cortez Masto stated on October 14, 2016 in a Nevada U.S. Senate debate.: Says Joe Heck "voted to shut down the government." Planned Parenthood Votes stated on September 7, 2016 in an ad: Nevada Republican Senate nominee "Joe Heck voted to criminalize abortion for rape victims." Catherine Cortez Masto stated on August 29, 2016 in a television ad: Says "Joe Heck voted 10 times to defund Planned Parenthood ... and Heck opposes a woman's right to choose, even when her health is at risk." AFSCME stated on August 10, 2016 in a television ad: "In Washington, Congressman Joe Heck supports privatizing (Social Security), turning our savings over to Wall Street and risking it on the stock market." Catherine Cortez Masto stated on July 14, 2016 in a news release: "Just on the issue of immigration alone, it is next to impossible to find a policy difference between (Donald) Trump and Congressman (Joe) Heck." Sharron Angle stated on May 25, 2016 in in a television ad: "Congressman Joe Heck has (voted) 62% of the time with Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats on a variety of important issues." Nevada State Democratic Party stated on February 23, 2016 in a press release: "Every Republican Senate candidate has now announced whether or not they support the Senate taking up the Supreme Court vacancy…except for Congressman Heck."