But for Tallahassee and Trenton
Says Austin has "been ranked repeatedly as one of the most, if not the most, economically segregated cities in the country."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Read details on business taxes
On taxes, "if you go back and look 50 years ago, individuals paid about 7 percent of the total and corporations paid 5 percent. Fast forward 50 years: individuals still 7 percent, corporations (are) down to 2 percent."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
Needs a caveat
"The six wealthiest people in the world (have) as much wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population, 3.7 billion people."
— Politifact Missouri on Monday, October 30th, 2017
One study says so, though methodology has critics
"When you look at all the state and local taxes we pay in Wisconsin, the wealthiest 1 percent pay the lowest overall tax rate."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 2nd, 2017
One third owns approximately nothing
"In fact, if you add up the net wealth of his cabinet, it has more wealth than a third of the American people total -- close to 100 million people."
— Politifact National on Monday, March 27th, 2017
Yes, but with a big caveat
Says Donald Trump's first 17 Cabinet appointments "have a net worth of more than a third of America."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, December 30th, 2016
Voted to keep tax breaks
"Kelly Ayotte voted to give big oil more than $20 billion in tax breaks."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, October 7th, 2016
There's one exception
Says that except for Donald Trump, "every other major party nominee" for the past 40 years has released their tax returns.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
A classic Sanders factoid
"The top one-tenth of 1 percent now owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Demand for fast profits
"The average time someone used to hold a share of stock back in the ’60s was eight years. Now, the average time is four months."
— Politifact Virginia on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
But he didn't think the bubble would burst
"In 2006, Donald Trump was hoping for a real estate crash."
— Politifact National on Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Might be on high side
"The top 1/10th of 1 percent today in America owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, September 21st, 2015
Accurately quotes study, but part of methodology questioned
"The top one-tenth of 1 percent" of Americans "own almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
Not quite that high
"The United States ranks second worst in income inequality across developed countries," after taxes and transfers.
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, July 13th, 2015
Can't dismiss the 1930s
"Income disparities in the United States are the worst since the 1920s."
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
The 1% is raking in the recovery
"99 percent of all new income today (is) going to the top 1 percent."
— Politifact National on Sunday, April 19th, 2015
"Half of all Americans have less than $10,000 in their savings account."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, April 9th, 2015
He offered the warnings as Auditor General
"I was speaking out on pension reform almost 17 years ago."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Monday, October 20th, 2014
UPDATED: New Mexico is the exception
"Nine out of the 10 poorest states are Red states."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, March 28th, 2014
Big benefit for top 0.1 percent
"$500 billion of the extension of the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy goes to 120,000 families."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, September 9th, 2012