Yes, by one subjective measure; no by others
"We took Wisconsin from the Bottom 10 for business to the Top 10."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Don't believe the hype
Rare is the president "who's passed more legislation, who's done more things than what we've done, between the executive orders and the job-killing regulations that have been terminated."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
'Informed speculation' isn't evidence
"We know this now. The banks no longer loan (Donald Trump) money because he's a terrible risk. So he goes to these (Russian) oligarchs and borrows money."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, August 8th, 2016
That pesky Sunflower State!
"As governor, Kasich delivered the largest tax cut in the nation."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
Mostly False + Mostly False = Mostly False
Says Russ Feingold cast the "deciding vote" for the "largest tax increase" in history
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, August 31st, 2015
Official nomination came later
"I was appointed U.S. attorney by President Bush on Sept. 10, 2001."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, August 7th, 2015
More accurate numbers paint a different picture
Says under his leadership "Wisconsin median household income" is up 2.7%, while it is down 1.3% nationally under President Obama.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, July 27th, 2015
Sparse local engagement for two of three months
Despite keeping distance from national media interviewers, "I did local press all along, the last three months."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
No evidence the law improved rank
Thanks to the Act 10 collective bargaining law that took effect four years ago, ACT scores in Wisconsin "are now second-best in the country for states where more than half the kids take the exam."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 12th, 2015
Percentage points vs percentage
"We had the biggest drop of the rate of unemployment (in) all but 4 states."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 10th, 2015
Claim is too sweeping
In "the past four or five" presidential elections, "people who poll high at the beginning are not the people who end up being the nominees."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, November 24th, 2014
If you look at it in a certain way
"One-hundred times as many people worked their way from poverty into the American middle class" during his presidency compared to Ronald Reagan's presidency.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, November 7th, 2014
No evidence that she did more than express concern
"I fought 38 Studios from the beginning."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Only asked questions can be addressed in depositions
The United States was not one of 16 countries where David Perdue said in his Pillowtex deposition that he created jobs.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Worldwide, millions volunteer
Points of Light is "the world’s largest volunteer organization."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sellers, not buyers, finance debt in buyouts
Says David Perdue made tens of millions of dollars piling a firm with billions in debt.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
Reed and 59 others
Sen. Jack Reed "cast the deciding vote in the Senate for the Affordable Care Act."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, August 17th, 2014
"He’s been in office nearly four years now, but 40% of Wisconsinites don't know who (U.S. Sen.) Ron Johnson is."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
Burke was gone before fell to that level
Under Gov. Scott Walker, "employer confidence now stands at 95 percent," compared to "only 10 percent" at the end of the "Gov. Jim Doyle-Mary Burke administration."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, June 15th, 2014
45th but rising; Walker only partly to blame
Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, December 1st, 2013