Most of the decline on predecessor’s watch
Says the success of his economic agenda is supported by the fact "we went from unemployment at 9.2 percent when I decided to run for governor four years ago to two points lower."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, June 16th, 2013
350 votes out of more than 10,000
"We need a Senator who shows up to work. Sherrod Brown missed over 350 official votes."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
Distortion of common, legal practices
James Langevin "has received almost $20 million from taxpayers and special interests to use at his own discretion to supposedly champion Rhode Island’s needs."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
Access delayed, access denied.
"The auditor [for the city of Providence] was not locked out" of access to the city's finances.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, September 7th, 2012
Mixing apples and oranges
"When Tim Kaine was governor, spending soared, blowing holes in the budget every year."
— Politifact Virginia on Friday, August 31st, 2012
The state government workforce grew when Tim Kaine was governor.
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, August 27th, 2012
Pro-business traditions predate Kaine
Tim Kaine "made Virginia the best state for business four years in a row."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, July 2nd, 2012
Numbers aren't fake, but they're also far from firm
Since Scott Walker took office as governor in January 2011, there has been an increase of 33,200 jobs in Wisconsin.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Chestnut of a distortion
"The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office concluded ObamaCare will cost the U.S. more than 800,000 jobs."
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Skipped them in 2008-09, but held many since
Says former U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter refused to host town hall meetings during her time in Congress.
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Cherry-picking highest estimate
Because of the new health care law, "17 million kids can no longer be denied for a pre-existing condition."
— Politifact National on Friday, March 16th, 2012
Modern record, yes, but Great Depression still rules
"The national unemployment rate has been above 8 percent for a record 36 months."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
That's a lot of sugar
"At my first ‘Let’s Get to Work Day’ … we sold out;" more than 240 dozen doughnuts by 8:30 a.m.
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Says that "we brought CHI Manufacturing, that had business in China, back to" Texas.
— Politifact Texas on Monday, October 31st, 2011
Don't forget public sector money
Says there's $4 billion in private investment along the streetcar.
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
He wasn't always a CEO
"I've created over 40,000 jobs."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
He keeps saying it, but the Truth-O-Meter isn't budging
"The president came in and campaigned against me 12 times."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, June 17th, 2011
If this were baseball, one for three would be great
"Gov. (Scott) Walker has yet to create a job, he gives away millions to his friends, and he raises taxes on working people."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, May 9th, 2011
Votes are on both sides and it has hardly been a signature issue during his time in office
"I have always been focused on reining in the deficit."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, December 13th, 2010
Holloway played a role in getting a higher amount, but there’s no evidence Walker was ready to take first offer
Says he got twice as much money from the sale of County Grounds land than Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker was willing to accept.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, December 3rd, 2010