Money earned by far more people on a much bigger investment
"Mitt Romney made over a hundred million dollars by shutting down (a Marion, Ind. paper) plant."
— Politifact National on Monday, November 5th, 2012
She also backed stopping the tax increase
Says U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin supports a "tax increase that President Obama says" would cost middle-class families $3,000 per year.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
Jumping to assumptions
"Women who have miscarriages could be investigated by police" under legislation supported by Republican state Senate candidate Rick Gudex.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, October 22nd, 2012
A selective description meant to mislead
"Sherrod Brown supported President Obama's $453 billion tax increase."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Connecting dots that are pretty far apart
Says Adam Hasner "gives the wealthy tax breaks worth $250,000 a year but hikes middle class taxes $2,000."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, October 15th, 2012
Fees raised once, not eight times
As governor, "Mitt Romney raised nursing home fees eight times."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 15th, 2012
Some jobs at risk, but not 900
"By voting to approve [Question 1], we can . . . save 900 jobs" at Twin River.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, October 14th, 2012
Owed taxes, doesn't own a fat cat pad
"Newgard owed more than $13,000 for unpaid taxes on his $1 million Milwaukie apartment complex."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, October 11th, 2012
Effects on education far from clear
Says Romney wants to "take away early childhood education, slash K-12 funding, and cut college aid … to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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
Those jobs had left long before
Says Romney invested in a firm that made goods in China that "could have been made here in America."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
New ad recycles old claims
Says Bill Nelson "cast the deciding vote for Obamacare cutting Medicare spending by $700 billion and letting an unelected board decide what gets covered here."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
A projection packed with disclaimers
"This is what President Obama said the jobless rate would be if we passed the stimulus: 5.6 percent."
Confusing its terminology
Under Barack Obama, the U.S. now has the "lowest workforce since (President Jimmy) Carter."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 8th, 2012
Overly amped on China
The Obama administration’s "green" stimulus program "funneled close to $2 billion dollars to overseas firms," creating thousands of jobs in China.
— Politifact National on Monday, October 1st, 2012
Doherty's position is more nuanced
Brendan Doherty wants "to repeal Obamacare, increasing drug prices for seniors."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 30th, 2012
Break out the brandy! Or not.
Says Daniel Webster "used taxpayer funds to build a lobbyist lounge."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, September 28th, 2012
To some, morning after pill = abortion
"Barack Hussein Obama will .. force Christian organizations to pay for abortions."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Cherry-picked in several ways
College tuition "costs have risen by 25 percent under the Democrats."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
Assumes the worst from an incomplete plan
Says Romney tax plan "could take away middle-class deductions for child care, mortgages and college tuition."
— Politifact National on Monday, September 24th, 2012