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
The rubber never hits the road on this claim
Says GM used taxpayer dollars to prop up operations in China.
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Plan cited is silent on how to make Social Security solvent
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson supports a plan for "privatizing Social Security."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 24th, 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
Says the "public option" considered in the health care law backed by U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin was "wildly unpopular."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, October 1st, 2012
Plenty of times, he mentions the line
Says Obama is only president in history who has deliberately removed the words "endowed by their Creator" when referring to the Declaration of Independence.
— Politifact National on Thursday, September 27th, 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
A misleading cut and paste
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "admitted" that Washington, D.C., "changed" him into an insider selling his influence to make millions from powerful special interests.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, September 21st, 2012
He was for troop pay at the same time he was against it
Says Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy "voted against paying our soldiers" and "against increasing combat pay" while voting "to protect his own pay."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, September 16th, 2012
Wrong and wronger
Ann Kuster "supports the government takeover of healthcare, which robs Medicare of over $700 billion."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
Pakistan made the connection on its own
The Obama administration "leaked information, deliberately or otherwise, that led to the identification of the Pakistani doctor that helped us in achieving our goals and killing bin Laden."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
Creative editing confuses the issue
Says President Obama said of the national debt, "If I don't have this done in three years, then there's going to be a one-term proposition."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, August 16th, 2012
Much of the stimulus literally couldn't be spent that way
Says U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich "spent a trillion of our tax dollars on a stimulus for failed companies here and jobs overseas."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
Words right, timing of them twisted
Says Tommy Thompson favors Obama's health care mandate, was publicly thanked by Obama for health reform support and that Thompson "says we can't repeal 'Obamacare.'"
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 10th, 2012
Innuendo with no proof
Says Mitt Romney and Bain Capital are to blame in a woman’s premature death when they closed the plant where her husband worked.
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Not the stimulus, not to buy foreign cars
Says stimulus money went to buy electric cars from Finland as a payback to Obama supporters.
— Politifact National on Friday, July 20th, 2012
A misreading corrected months ago
The health care law could cost up to $2 trillion, "double what we were promised."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
More like 2,600
Gov. Rick Scott "tried to kick 180,000 people off the voter rolls."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
Not "every one" refused
"Every one of the 67 supervisors of elections" in Florida refused to carry out the effort to remove noncitizens from the voter rolls.
Vaguely worded claim cherry-picks the less-relevant of two measures
"75 percent of the Obamacare tax falls on the middle class."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 9th, 2012