Access for the public relatively limited
"Since 2015, Scott Walker has not done a public event where you don't have to pay admission or be on an approved list."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
Rauner's business affairs not exactly in blind trust
"To be clear, all my investments are in a trust that I don’t control."
— Politifact Illinois on Friday, October 27th, 2017
Policy isn't so explicit
"It's a longstanding policy of the Department of Justice not to comment on conversations that the attorney general has had with the president of the United States."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
There are limited accountability measures
Says North Carolina gives taxpayer dollars to private schools, but "we really don’t know what these schools are doing or how they are performing."
— Politifact North Carolina on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Not all 650K emails are Clinton related
"The FBI has reopened its investigation into Hillary Clinton ... and discovered another 650,000 emails."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
No evidence it was done deliberately
"You (Hillary Clinton) get a subpoena, and after getting the subpoena you delete 33,000 emails."
— Politifact National on Sunday, October 9th, 2016
Cleared a pretty low bar
The Clinton Foundation "took steps that went above and beyond all legal requirements and, indeed, all standard requirements followed by every other charitable organization."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Except for all those ‘personal’ emails
"I have now put out all of my emails."
— Politifact National on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
Unequivocal is a high hurdle
"She [Hillary Clinton] has also said unequivocally that she didn't receive classified documents."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 13th, 2015
picking budget priorities
State lawmakers are spending taxpayer money for parking that billionaire Arthur Blank could build while paying some state employees so little they are on food stamps.
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, March 23rd, 2015
The stocks and bonds are his wife's, but he has a savings account
"I don't own a single stock or bond … I have no savings accounts."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
We see caveats in blind trusts
"Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that gives Florida's public officials an easy way to avoid disclosing their personal finances."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, June 23rd, 2014
EDC is out of its own loop
"No one knows who bought the [38 Studios] bonds. And there was some language put in the bond offer that they must remain anonymous."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Monday, April 8th, 2013
Depends on your definition of "we"
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed held not one conversation with the public about the new Falcons stadium project
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, April 1st, 2013
Accurate but meaningless
The recent process of awarding $3 billion worth of airport vending contracts was the "most open and transparent procurement process in the city’s history."
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, May 21st, 2012
Mixed bag on what he releases and when
Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker doesn't make his calendar public -- "he's on our dime and we don't know where he is."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, March 8th, 2012
Except when they don't
"In campaigns in the past with Sen. McCain and President George W. Bush and others, they have tended to release tax records in April."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
Some unions have Canadian members
Just like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, "the AFL-CIO receives dues from foreign entities associated with it."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010
Contacts helped, but claim overreaches
"Bill White used D.C. connections from his job in the Clinton administration to form a company that did business in the Middle East and defaulted on a $60 million loan."
— Politifact Texas on Sunday, May 16th, 2010