Perry: It's ok if a state wants to set a minimum
Rick Perry doesn’t think there should be a federal minimum wage.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, May 30th, 2014
Box office open
The National Science Foundation awarded $700,000 to fund a climate change musical.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Mark Warner voted for "nearly $1 trillion in new taxes and $7 trillion in new debt."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, February 10th, 2014
Federal government covers all costs
Members of the military don’t "contribute toward their pension."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, January 12th, 2014
He's right on the data; no one's certain why
"Medicare costs have slowed down dramatically. In fact, the first two months of this fiscal year, Medicare costs were down even in nominal terms relative to the previous year."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
A consistent 'no'
"I did not support the sequester."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
It's right, but not by much
The United States "has never been richer, if you look at per capita GDP."
— Politifact National on Monday, November 18th, 2013
Shirts on delayed special
A congressional laundry closed due to the partial government shutdown.
— Politifact Texas on Monday, October 14th, 2013
Yes, the first time in quite a while
"For the first time since the Korean War, total federal spending has gone down for two years in a row."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
Constitution won't let their checks bounce
There is "a constitutional issue" that affects "the paychecks of members of Congress" during a shutdown.
— Politifact Florida on Monday, October 7th, 2013
He's on the money
If the government shuts down, "all military personnel will continue to serve and accrue pay but will not actually be paid until appropriations are available."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
FDR's own words, writings make a strong case
Says President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "felt there wasn’t a need in the public sector to have collective bargaining because the government is the people."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
It's all there
"The Senate immigration bill is … filled with things like rewards for au pair agencies, Alaskan seafood processors and Vegas casinos."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, July 26th, 2013
Recession drove need
Food stamp spending "doubled under President Bush, doubled again under President Obama."
— Politifact National on Friday, July 19th, 2013
A SNAP judgment that's spot on
"Some of these members of the House of Representatives get hundreds of thousands of dollars in farm subsidies" but want to cut food stamps.
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
In 2025, unless funding improves
Says the U.S. fleet of attack submarines is scheduled to fall below the 48 boats that Navy says it needs to carry out current missions.
— Politifact Virginia on Friday, April 26th, 2013
It's a well-off capital
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Leader of the pack
Says "right now, we have more military spending than the next 10, 11, 12 countries combined."
— Politifact New Jersey on Sunday, February 10th, 2013
More than just peanuts; cutting crop subsidies could save $$$$
Says ending the direct payment farm subsidy program "could save up to $28.4 billion over ten years that could be used to reduce the deficit."
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, February 1st, 2013
Claim on the money, starting with No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3
Seven of America’s 10 wealthiest counties are in the Washington, D.C., area.
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, January 14th, 2013