40% of households expected to see tax cuts of less than $1,000 per year
"Come February (2018), Americans will see their paychecks grow at the tune of saving $1,000 or more a year."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
Unanimous votes across party lines
"Earlier this year, Dan Patrick and Republican leadership snatched millions of dollars in benefits from retired teachers."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 17th, 2017
Has a point, but it's garbled
"Black Americans still earn less than 73 percent of what white men make."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
Cause and effect not a slam dunk
"Over the past 25 years, job growth in right-to-work states has been twice as high as in non-right-to-work states. ... The facts are just so clear that this is going to lead to more jobs and higher pay for the people of Missouri."
— Politifact Missouri on Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Somewhat overstated, but in the ballpark
Fifty percent of workers ages 55 to 64 have "zero" money "in the bank as they enter retirement."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Stretching it on connecting the dots
Says Chris Koster "opposes right-to-work efforts because he has taken $8 million from ‘union bosses.’"
— Politifact Missouri on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
Lots of those are retiree households
"One in five American households have nobody under the same roof that's got a job."
— Politifact National on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
Yes, but experts say the bill was meaningless
"Richard Burr voted to protect tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas but voted against a tax break to help working people."
— Politifact North Carolina on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
Says Sen. Rob Portman says Ted Strickland earned $400,000 a year as a lobbyist after leaving Ohio for Washington.
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Yes, but he also lowered taxes
"In 67 different ways, Governor McCrory has raised taxes on middle income families."
— Politifact North Carolina on Friday, October 14th, 2016
Repeating the most favorable number
Says that during President Barack Obama’s tenure, the United States has created "15 million new jobs."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
Trump has been all over the map
"First, Donald Trump said wages are too high, and both Donald Trump and Mike Pence think we ought to eliminate the federal minimum wage."
Lots of missing context
Says in Washington, D.C., Sen. Richard Burr "took millions from special interests, went there and cashed in, voted to cut (his) own taxes and raise taxes on working folks."
— Politifact North Carolina on Thursday, August 25th, 2016
A crude, limited analysis that misses the point
"Hypocrisy at the Clinton Foundation: Top male staff made on average $218,029 while top female staff made $153,014 from 2010-2014."
— Politifact National on Friday, May 27th, 2016
No matter how you count, the answer is still zero
"There's only three countries in the entire world where there's no paid vacation by law, we happen to be one of them."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Toward the bottom, but not last
Missouri "is the state with the lowest paid workers."
— Politifact Missouri on Monday, May 2nd, 2016
Evidence isn't conclusive
"In 2009 … Hillary Clinton was at the State Department working with U.S. corporations to pressure Haiti not to raise the minimum wage to 61 cents an hour from 24 cents."
— Politifact Global News Service on Thursday, April 21st, 2016
He was one voice in the workers' struggle
Says Bernie Sanders "fundamentally changed the lives" of Immokalee farm workers in Florida for the better.
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
Adjusting for inflation, it was never that high
Says she will "work to raise the federal minimum wage back to the highest level it’s ever been — $12 an hour in today’s dollars."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Top 1 percent isn't getting "almost all" new income
Americans "are working longer hours for low wages . . . and yet almost all new income and wealth is going to the top 1 percent."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 4th, 2016