In the ballpark, but not exact
About 3 percent of Gov. Nathan Deal’s appointments have been African-American.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Claim goes too far
Says Abraham Lincoln supported an agreement that allowed slavery in New Mexico "and a law to return runaway slaves to their owners."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, April 21st, 2013
A federal felony? It depends
Says a gun bill before the Senate would make it a federal felony to "leave town for more than seven days, and leave someone else at home with your firearms."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
LaPierre gets close, but no bull's-eye
Says New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says "we can only have three bullets" and "the NRA wants firearms with nukes on them."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
Robert Gibbs said it when pressed by activist group
"When the president's spokesman was asked about (Anwar) al-Awlaki's son, … he said he should have chosen a more responsible father."
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Massachusetts data seems unreliable, but Mississippi is pretty spot on
"Do you know which state has the worst ratio of white voter turnout to African-American voter turnout? Massachusetts. Do you know what has the best, where African-American turnout actually exceeds white turnout? Mississippi."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
Ballots were one reason
Says 40 years ago, the U.S. placed Texas under Voting Rights Act for failing to print ballots in Spanish.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 16th, 2012
Technically, yes, but ...
Under a Wisconsin bill, "minor offenses such as violating pet leash laws, seat belt laws, parking infractions, etc., would now be arrestable offenses."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, November 14th, 2011
And Fort Worth, San Marcos, Round Rock...
"Between Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas over 8,000 same-sex couples are raising children."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, February 14th, 2011
Spoiler: the punch line isn't "Then you better go catch it"
Says a prank phone call caused "400 children to be taken from their parents... without warrant."
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
Story of banned books is murky
"While Sarah was Mayor of Wasilla she tried to fire our highly respected City Librarian because the Librarian refused to consider removing from the library some books that Sarah wanted removed."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, September 9th, 2008