Actually a net gain of jobs on her watch
Mary "Burke’s record: 130,000 fewer jobs."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, October 3rd, 2014
The system was short-changed for years
"In 2001 and '02 . . . we had the pension system funded at (the) 100% level in that year, and we did for two years at that point."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 28th, 2014
A bill's not a law, simple as that
"I sponsored the new Buy American law"
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, September 12th, 2014
No merit raises, but many across-the-board raises
"Last year, I was involved with an effort to to help prosecutors get their first pay raise in more than 10 years."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, July 24th, 2014
You really did
On the last night of the General Assembly, "by 11 o'clock 95 to 98 percent of the business was done. So we really didn't have that late-night session. We were just holding on one bill."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, July 13th, 2014
Evidence that he did is dubious at best
"As Alaska’s attorney general, (U.S. Senate candidate Dan) Sullivan successfully fought to protect our Second Amendment rights and passed ‘stand your ground.’ "
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
Wrong on both counts
Wisconsin is "one of the bluest" states, but under Scott Walker its unemployment rate "is around 3.5%."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Actually the numbers show the reverse.
"Every year since Gov. Walker and the Republicans have been in control of the Legislature we’ve created fewer jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, January 31st, 2014
Employing a flawed jobs analysis
"And we’ve constantly been the lowest unemployed county in the state."
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Higher under predecessor
Milwaukee County has "a parks capital budget that’s bigger than it’s been in the last 10 years."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Turnaround began a year before his arrival
Says that in his first two years, "Wisconsin has seen its best two-year job growth in a decade."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, August 19th, 2013
Ohio senator takes the title
"I was the first member of Congress to call him (Barack Obama) a socialist..."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, February 15th, 2013
Uh, it's still there
"Scott Walker has even removed the 250,000 jobs promise from his website."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, December 17th, 2012
Claim distorts votes to cash in on spin
Sherrod Brown "voted six times to raise his own pay."
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, October 29th, 2012
"No" on a procedural vote but "Yes" on passage
Says Jim Renacci "opposed increasing combat bonuses for our troops."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
Mandel didn't say it improved
Josh Mandel "is lying about his own record. The rating of Ohio's investment fund has NOT improved."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
The rankers disagree
David Cicilline is "the 5th most liberal person in the House of Representatives."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Monday, September 17th, 2012
Claim gets failing grade
Says that as Providence’s mayor, David Cicilline said the city had a "world-class … school system. Not only did Providence not have a world-class school system but as measured, was amongst the last school system in the entire country."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, August 30th, 2012
Apples + oranges = inaccurate picture
"Household income in America has gone down for families an average of $4,000 in the last four years" while it " went up $5,000" under Mitt Romney when he was governor of Massachusetts
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
Another alarm sounded to scare seniors
In 2010, Betty Sutton "voted to destroy Medicare."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, August 3rd, 2012