How does one define 'work?'
"7 out of 10 Oregon families living in poverty have at least one parent who works."
— Politifact Oregon on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
Slightly overstates decline
"In 1960, most black children were raised in two-parent, monogamous families." Today "we have only 20 percent of black children being raised in two-parent, monogamous families..."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, July 1st, 2013
'Unintended' doesn't necessarily mean 'unwanted'
Says, "In Oregon in 2010, 49 percent of all pregnancies were unintended."
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, May 24th, 2013
Number fluctuates, but yes, even North Korea requires paid leave
Says paid family leave is "a program that is standard in all but five nations around the world."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, May 18th, 2013
But a constitutional amendment isn't the issue
"The governor does not have any power to veto a referendum [on same-sex marriage] that would be a constitutional amendment."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
True, but GOP blocked key bill
Says President Barack Obama promised a "pathway to citizenship" to undocumented immigrants and "didn't deliver jack squat on any of it."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
It may even be higher now
"A little less than 50 percent of the people in this country depend on some form of federal payment, some form of government benefit to help provide for them."
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 8th, 2012
98 percent of women who've had sex
"Most women, including 98 percent of Catholic women, have used contraception."
— Politifact National on Monday, February 6th, 2012
A striking pattern borne out in the statistics
From 1947 to 1979, family incomes for rich, middle-income and poor Americans grew about the same rate. But since 1979, incomes for rich families have grown much faster.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
Former pizza CEO (almost) delivers on food stamp claim
The U.S. has "47 million people on food stamps. That’s 14 million more than when the current occupant of the White House took over."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
Actually, it’s millions
"We’re paying out-of-state residential facilities hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not more," to house children in state custody
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, April 8th, 2011
Children are abused in good times, too.
Says with the ongoing economic downturn, child abuse is on the rise.
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
Inequality has risen over decades
"Inequality in Texas is steadily getting worse, with very few rich people, a great many poor people, and fewer and fewer in the middle."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, January 28th, 2010