Monitoring of individuals' accounts unclear
The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is "collecting financial information, monitoring financial information of millions of Americans" without their knowledge and "storing it for up to 10 years."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, July 29th, 2013
Government guarantee but no money changing hands now
Wall Street megabanks that received bailouts in 2009 now get taxpayer-funded advantages not available to community banks in Ohio.
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Voting record a mixed bag
Says Jim Renacci has "consistently voted" for loopholes that "encourage outsourcing of our jobs."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, November 2nd, 2012
Lines taken out of context
Says U.S. Senate opponent Eric Hovde "supported billions in stimulus for high-speed rail" and "billions more to bail out banks."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 3rd, 2012
Depends on how you define 'speculators'
At the same time gas prices have increased, "the share of the oil market controlled by speculators has more than doubled over the past 10 years."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Says he did not support the October 2008 legislation to rescue Wall Street firms.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
New Chysler square; Old Chrysler not
"Less than two years ago, we made a commitment to repay the U.S. . . .taxpayers in full, and today we made good on that promise."
— Politifact National on Thursday, May 26th, 2011
The old pay gap, it ain't what it used to be.
"CEOs now earn 431 times what their workers earn."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
A glaring omission: Wages have gone up dramatically since 1913.
Since the Fed was created in 1913, "the U.S. Dollar has lost 98% of its purchasing power."
— Politifact Virginia on Wednesday, November 24th, 2010
He's using one way to calculate it; there are others
Stabilizing the recent financial crisis "will cost less than 1 percent of GDP," which is less than the 2.5 percent to fix the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s.
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 28th, 2010
McCollum and Crist were in charge, too.
"Newspapers say Florida made bad investments, lost hundreds of millions of dollars, billions in pension funds lost. Who was in charge of Florida's investments? Alex Sink."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
Atwater left 14 months before FDIC stepped in
"(Jeff) Atwater's bank was so weak that just a few months ago it was shut down by the FDIC."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, August 27th, 2010
Loans paid, but lots of stock remains
GM has "repaid our government loan, in full, with interest, five years ahead of the original schedule."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 27th, 2010