47 percent would support a socialist, 58 percent an atheist
When a Gallup poll asked about presidential candidate characteristics, "When they get to the question on, 'Would you vote for a socialist,' it is even less popular than voting for atheists."
— Politifact PunditFact on Friday, January 29th, 2016
Facts don't appear on Trump's side
Despite what Donald Trump claims, "there weren’t 15,000 people who turned out in Phoenix" to see Trump speak.
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
A fair observation
"Fox News barely covered (the Duggar family) scandal until Megyn Kelly was able to secure this interview."
— Politifact PunditFact on Friday, June 5th, 2015
But DEM says hunting rules don't apply if they are "culling"
Deer baiting, planned for Block Island by DEM, is illegal in Rhode Island.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, January 26th, 2014
Congress gave spies a long leash
Congress "is bewildered at the scope and reach of our spying apparatus" but in 2008 and 2012 "explicitly rejected an amendment calling for more disclosure."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
Paul caught red-handed
"Rand Paul’s speech ... on 'Gattaca' was totally ripped off of Wikipedia."
— Politifact PunditFact on Friday, November 1st, 2013
Nearly 1 in 5
"One out of 10 minimum-wage workers in the U.S. live in Texas."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, September 20th, 2013
Federal data generally backs him up
"More than 72 percent of children in the African-American community are born out of wedlock."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 29th, 2013
They could easily use semaphore!
If it is enacted, the Senate immigration bill is "going to make the Border Patrol bigger than the FBI -- you could put one agent every 250 feet."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 1st, 2013
It's a well-off capital
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
For last year and over the years
Says Texas ranks first in executions among the states.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, February 8th, 2013
Tied with California, Mississippi in 2011
Says Texas ranks last in the percentage of residents with high school diplomas.
Support from minorities in both chambers
Rhode Island’s voter identification law was pushed by "a black Democrat in the House, a black Democrat in the Senate. That's a fact."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
Might even be understatement
Says 1 in 7 American families is on food stamps.
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
He said it, in one interview
Obama "said (the individual mandate) wasn't a tax."
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 28th, 2012
A better ‘comeback’ elsewhere
Says "there have been some job gains in the McMansion State since Mr. Christie took office, but they have lagged gains both in the nation as a whole and in New York and Connecticut, the obvious points of comparison."
— Politifact New Jersey on Thursday, May 31st, 2012
It's in the bill
Under President Barack Obama’s jobs bill, "you can sue if you are unemployed and don't get the job and think you weren't hired because you are unemployed."
— Politifact National on Thursday, September 15th, 2011
Poverty is a contributing factor
"One in four Texans lacks health insurance, the highest proportion in the nation."
— Politifact National on Monday, August 15th, 2011
A bump in federal workers was more than cancelled out by losses at state, local levels
"There are actually half a million fewer government employees now than there were when (President Barack) Obama took office."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 11th, 2011
However you measure it, joblessness is at or near record lengths
"The average unemployed American has been out of work for almost 40 weeks."
— Politifact National on Friday, June 10th, 2011