We examine a debate between Carly Fiorina and Paul Krugman and explore if an increase in government jobs promotes growth in private-sector employment.
Paul Krugman's file
Recent statements by and about Paul Krugman
Recent stories featuring Paul Krugman
As the campaign heats up, candidates and political groups are incorrectly describing our ratings. We put their claims about the Truth-O-Meter to the Truth-O-Meter.
Paul Krugman, in Austin to keynote an awards ceremony, is a Nobel-winning economist and columnist. He also has a mixed record, leaning to True, on the Truth-O-Meter.
On MSNBC, Al Sharpton called Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign message "fact-free" and then offered up some Texas stats that we've checked before.
With Texas Gov. Rick Perry now running for president, we review our fact-checking on claims about jobs and the Texas economy.