Cost-of-living-increase decided by formula, not Congress
Blames Mike McIntyre and Nancy Pelosi for the second straight year of no cost-of-living increases for Social Security beneficiaries.
— Politifact National on Friday, October 29th, 2010
One deciding vote, or 60?
"Michael Bennet cast the deciding vote" for the stimulus and the health care bill.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Partial birth ban applied to a specific procedure. It's the Supreme Court, not Congress, that voted to allow late-term abortions
"In Congress Tom Barrett voted to allow abortions through the ninth month, just moments before the baby is born."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Many nays for Nye
Says Glenn Nye voted "in lock step with Nancy Pelosi" 83 percent of the time.
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, October 25th, 2010
He wasn't in Congress when TARP was approved.
Says he "voted no on the Wall Street bailouts."
Cites final vote as evidence of budget hawkishness, but not a single amendment to cut spending?
Says he "stood up to his own party by voting against the budget to stop runaway government spending."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
Devil's in the fine print
"Mark Kirk: Lied about going to war. Opposed middle class tax cuts. And said unemployment’s not that big an issue."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
Claim centers on a critical news release that actually prompted changes to the project in question
Says Russ Feingold supported a stimulus plan that allowed a company to create 3,000 jobs in China.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
Supports anti-union measure, but says she will prosecute big businesses if necessary
"Pam Bondi told a group of lobbyists she’ll side with corporate special interests as attorney general."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, October 18th, 2010
In labeling Walker extreme, the group goes a bit beyond the facts
Says "Scott Walker tried to pass a law to allow pharmacists to block women’s access to birth control."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, October 18th, 2010
Not largest tax hike, not necessarily liberal, not Obama-care
Says state Rep. Patrick Rose votes 90 percent with liberals, backed the state's largest tax increase, proposed nearly $15 billion in government spending and supported "Obama-style government-run health care system for Texas."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, October 15th, 2010
Ad puts the full truth on hold
Delaware Democratic Senate candidate Chris Coons "thought that a 911 call should be taxed."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 13th, 2010
Duffy acknowledges difficult balance, but left the job to campaign full time
Says "Sean Duffy was a no-show" as Ashland County District Attorney while he was on the campaign trail
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 13th, 2010
No plan, but he likes the idea of subbing in sales taxes for property taxes
Says Republican opponent Jason Isaac is peddling a plan meaning Texans "would pay the highest sales taxes in America, up to 14.5 percent."
— Politifact Texas on Saturday, October 9th, 2010
He did vote that way, but not because he favors the policy
Harry Reid "voted to use taxpayer dollars to pay for Viagra for convicted child molesters and sex offenders."
— Politifact National on Friday, October 8th, 2010
Growth in the program may slow, but it's still increasing
Says "Russ Feingold cut Medicare by $523 billion."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, October 8th, 2010
He can't vote with her if she doesn't vote
Says that "93 percent of the time John Boccieri voted with Nancy Pelosi."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, October 8th, 2010
The institute may preach it, but Webster doesn't practice it
Daniel Webster "is an advocate for a group that teaches that mothers should not work outside the home."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
Ad overplays Sink's role
"Alex Sink funneled three quarters of a million dollars in no-bid contracts to Bank of America."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
Hospitals are unlikely to stop taking Medicare
"Barbara Boxer voted to cut spending on Medicare benefits by $500 billion, cuts so costly to hospitals and nursing homes that they could stop taking Medicare altogether."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 4th, 2010