300,000 is the number of ALL suicides over nine years
"Over 300K home owner suicides attributed to foreclosures."
— Politifact National on Friday, April 25th, 2014
Actually, more recent stats show them rising
"Wisconsin wages are declining at double the rate of other states."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, March 31st, 2014
Actually, it's down
Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin "unemployment's up" from 4.8% to 6.2%
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, March 7th, 2014
Some "jobs" bills actually involve jobs
"The Republican leadership in the House has refused to address the issues that matter the most to Rhode Island, such as passing a jobs bill."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 16th, 2014
No secret tea tax increase
During the lead-up to the American Revolutionary War, "some guy in Boston got his head blown off because he tried to secretly raise the tax on tea."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Another case of satire passed off as truth
Says Vladimir Putin said, "President Obama and his fellow Democrats are either idiots or deliberately trying to destroy their own economy."
— Politifact National on Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Study he cites suggests less than 10 percent
Under Obamacare, "75 percent of small businesses now say they are going to be forced to either fire workers or cut their hours."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 29th, 2013
Try $2 million
Says Florida didn’t offer special incentives to Deutsche Bank, which announced it will add 300 jobs in Florida.
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
But key number is dropping like a rock
"Our numbers are going up at the airport."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, January 10th, 2013
Super PAC has zero evidence
"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
The tax is Obamacare. And the rich pay most. Over 10 years
Sheldon Whitehouse voted for a "$525-billion tax increase on the middle class."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, November 1st, 2012
Bonus claim bogus
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse "rewarded Wall Street executives with millions in bonuses."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, October 7th, 2012
Says Mitt Romney’s investments created zero jobs.
— Politifact National on Monday, October 1st, 2012
Don't know much about history...
"Redistribution" has "never been a characteristic of America."
— Politifact National on Thursday, September 20th, 2012
Claim goes AWOL
U.S. military uniforms are manufactured in China.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
Ad invests in a bad bet
Says Josh Mandel bet against Ohio families
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
Gov. Bill Haslam is "making our Economic Development department Sharia compliant" by hiring a woman "who specializes in Sharia compliance. That’s what her job is."
— Politifact Tennessee on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
AIG negotiated the bonuses before Congress acted
Sherrod Brown "gave huge bonuses to executives."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, June 15th, 2012
Riot? What riot?
Says that Rep. Betty Sutton "would rather riot with Occupy (Wall Street) than stand up for Ohio families."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
Another lie that won't die
"If you sell your house after 2012 you will pay a 3.8 percent sales tax on it."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012