Whoa now, not $1 trillion all at once
Says "Hillary Clinton has promised to raise taxes by $1 trillion dollars."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
When is an endorsement not an endorsement but really is an endorsement
Mitt Romney did not "endorse" Ted Cruz, even though he said he is voting for Cruz and urged others to do likewise.
— Politifact Georgia on Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Some notes are missing
"Republicans control the U.S. Senate with 54 seats, but those 54 senators were elected by only two-thirds the number of voters who elected the Democrats. In the Senate, the majority party represents a minority of the people."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, March 17th, 2016
It’s just one unconfirmed survey
"Surveys of teens in high school reveal that knowing a classmate who sells cannabis is 90 times more common than knowing a classmate who sells alcohol."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, December 21st, 2014
People both trust and distrust Fox News
"America’s least-trusted news sources are also its most popular."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, November 6th, 2014
The number is right, but the shutdowns weren't equivalent
Shutdowns are "a normal part of the constitutional process," with 12 shutdowns under Democratic House Speaker Tip O’Neill and two during his own speakership.
— Politifact National on Friday, October 4th, 2013
UPDATED: O'Malley and Gingrich fight to a draw in statistical faceoff
Since 2007, "Texas has gained 440,000 people" while "Maryland has lost 20,000."
— Politifact National on Friday, September 20th, 2013
Exaggerates findings of report designed to spur research
"The CDC issued a report commissioned by President Obama just earlier this year, and it found some very inconvenient facts. Armed citizens are less likely harmed by attackers. Effectiveness of gun control laws is mixed. Gun buybacks don't work."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
He cites FBI data, but it's a rough estimate
"Gangs have increased by 40 percent since this president was elected."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Statistically insignificant rise was a departure from past three years
The labor market is weak because if you count the unemployed, underemployed, and those who’ve stopped looking for work, the unemployment rate "actually went up last month to 13.5 percent."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
Only compared to presidential years
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, was elected in a "very low turnout" race.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, February 10th, 2013
Hannity takes number out of context
Says U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson "voted with the Democrats in Congress nearly 95 percent of the time."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
Officials say other factors involved
One Wisconsin school district "is so worried about losing state funding that it has stopped giving milk to elementary school kids during snack time."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, September 19th, 2011
Liberal think tank looks just at benefits, not taxes
"In (Sen. Marco) Rubio's state of Florida alone, Social Security lifts more than -- count it -- a million people out of poverty."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, September 1st, 2011
Different polls reach different conclusions
"The average Republican voter thinks there should be some revenue as part of this deal."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
For individuals, but families would likely pay less
According to David Cay Johnston, "the average American pays about 22 percent of their income to federal taxes. The richest 400 Americans … pay about 16 percent of their income to federal taxes."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
An interesting story about West's past
Says Allen West helped thwart a terrorist plot by shooting a gun in the direction of an Iraqi detainee, then reported the incident to his superior and said it was wrong.
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
Neither do the ones who endorsed his opponent.
"The firefighters, the policemen and others who supported (Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker) in his election bid ... don't have to worry about their collective bargaining rights."
— Politifact National on Monday, February 21st, 2011
Aggregate of polls show more even divide
The majority of people in polls do "not support Obamacare."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
Roots yes, but now rivals
Many of the 9/11 conspirators came from the Muslim Brotherhood, including Osama bin Laden, Ayman Zawahiri and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
— Politifact National on Friday, February 4th, 2011