Legislation doesn't say that
"Missouri Votes to Let Employers Fire People Who Use Birth Control."
— Politifact Missouri on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Cooked books claim up in flames
Unemployment numbers "are artificial numbers. These are numbers that are massaged to make the existing economy look good, to make this administration look good when, in fact, it's a total disaster."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 25th, 2016
Meme takes the words out of Noam Chomsky's mouth
Says former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said that "if the workers are more insecure, that's very healthy for the society" because "they'll serve the masters gladly and passively."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 21st, 2014
Some "jobs" bills actually involve jobs
"The Republican leadership in the House has refused to address the issues that matter the most to Rhode Island, such as passing a jobs bill."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 16th, 2014
A claim that misses the mark
Monica Wehby and Jason Conger are "causing devastating consequences" for nearly 23,000 Oregonians looking for work.
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Only if you support jobs for babies
"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine don’t work."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Comp claim falls down on the job
Says Gov. John Kasich implied that a portion of workers’ compensation rebates to employers "should be directed back to him in the form of campaign cash."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, June 7th, 2013
This claim throws reality in reverse
Says Barack Obama "sold Chrysler to Italians who are going to build Jeeps in China" at the cost of American jobs.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Claim is based on a statistical quirk
Congressional Republicans have introduced dozens of bills on social issues and other topics, but "zero on job creation."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
Fake story contained a bogus claim
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is considering implementing mandatory physical fitness testing for security staff.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Saturday, September 10th, 2011
Help cited came after the move
Says he "helped bring" Uline company to Kenosha area, "creating 800 local jobs."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 12th, 2011
Public-sector number is wrong in at least three ways
"Since January 2008 the private sector has lost nearly 8 million jobs while local, state and federal governments added 590,000."
— Politifact National on Thursday, December 16th, 2010
Despite grim employment numbers, the stimulus has created jobs
The stimulus bill "didn’t create one new job."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 18th, 2010