Statement caused a stir, but is historically accurate
"Hitler didn't want unions. Stalin didn't want unions. Mubarak didn't want independent unions. These autocrats in history don't want independent unions."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
Reid called the amendment racist and divisive
Sen. Harry Reid voted "against declaring English our national language, twice."
— Politifact National on Friday, October 29th, 2010
His medals back up his claim
"Decorated Marine, two-tour Iraq war vet."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, October 29th, 2010
Memo: "Clue him in"
As CEO of WWE, Linda McMahon "was caught tipping off a ringside physician" about a federal investigation into illegally distributing steroids to wrestlers.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
Even Walker acknowledges the ad accurately states his views
Says "Scott Walker wants to make abortion illegal, even in cases of rape, incest or to protect the life of the mother."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Says Lloyd Doggett voted for the health care, stimulus and cap-and-trade bills.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
She amended campaign finance reports in 2006 municipal race
Lizbeth Benacquisto "broke election law 105 times, hiding special interest contributors."
— Politifact Florida on Sunday, October 24th, 2010
Buck hasn't backed off this one
Ken Buck wants to "outlaw abortion, even in cases of rape or incest."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 18th, 2010
Public records tell the tale.
John Raese's wife "is registered to vote in Florida so she can't even vote for him."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 14th, 2010
Refined claim gets points for accuracy
Since the stimulus package was passed, "Ohio’s lost over 100,000 more jobs."
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, October 11th, 2010
No and "heck no"
"I said no to these big bank bailouts."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, October 7th, 2010
Only out was adultery
"Webster sponsored a bill to create a form of marriage that would trap women in abusive relationships."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
Aided probe, despite dangers
"An organized crime syndicate was extorting money from his (Tom Ganley’s) business, threatening his family, but he fought back and won the FBI's highest civilian award"
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, September 30th, 2010
Pepper's legislation got Cincinnati into the game
"Pepper ... kicked off a jock tax, imposing a levy on the sports and entertainment industry."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
It's in the Bill of Rights.
Says the U.S. Constitution provides for just compensation when land is taken under eminent domain.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
While California lost some 800,000 jobs
"We've created more than 850,000 jobs, more than all the other states combined."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
Count one for the Gipper's heirs
Children born today will carry a $30,000 share of the national debt.
— Politifact National on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
Line from a flashy TV ad checks out
Ed Schultz said Alan Grayson is "what it's all about."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, September 16th, 2010
At $18,000 per month, you're definitely not in Kansas anymore
Taxpayers pay $18,000 a month for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's district office in downtown San Francisco.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
She's described her rationale in some detail
Sharron Angle "would eliminate the Department of Education."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 1st, 2010