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5667.json
0false
The Florida Department of Agricultures website FreshFromFlorida.com can be used to get a permit to carry a loaded hidden gun without ever leaving your house.
guns
brady-campaign-prevent-gun-violence
none
1
1
0
0
0
a congressional briefing
4170.json
5pants-fire
The Atlanta streetcar is expected to create 930 jobs during construction, totaling more than 5,600 jobs over the next 20 years.
transportation
federal-transit-administration
none
0
0
0
0
1
a press release
10072.json
2mostly-true
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, would help lift over a million Americans out of poverty.
income,message-machine-2014,poverty
alison-lundergan-grimes
Secretary of State
Kentucky
democrat
2
2
3
1
0
a debate
10624.json
2mostly-true
Says Secretary of State John Kerry, when he was a senator, flew to Managua and met with a communist dictator there, Daniel Ortega, and accused the Reagan administration of engaging in terrorism.
foreign-policy,history,terrorism
mitch-mcconnell
Senate minority leader
Kentucky
republican
7
6
5
7
0
an interview on CNN's "State of the Union"
13142.json
0false
NATO is opening up a major terror division. ... Im sure Im not going to get credit for it, but that was largely because of what I was saying and my criticism of NATO.
foreign-policy,military,terrorism
donald-trump
President-Elect
New York
republican
63
114
51
37
61
a presidential debate at Hofstra University
338.json
3true
"Sen. Obama has always had a 100 percent prochoice rating."
abortion
barack-obama
President
Illinois
democrat
70
71
160
163
9
an e-mail message sent to voters before Super Tuesday.
7848.json
1half-true
Since Gina Raimondo took office, investment fees on the states pension portfolio have gone up from about $12 million annually to about $50 million.
candidates-biography,economy,pensions,retirement,state-finances,wealth,workers
frank-caprio
R.I. General Treasurer
Rhode Island
democrat
0
0
4
0
0
an appearance on "10 News Conference"
2820.json
3true
The (federal) debt is growing by more than $4 billion a day.
deficit,economy,federal-budget
rick-perry
Governor
Texas
republican
30
30
42
23
18
in "Fed Up! Our Fight to Save America from Washington"
4456.json
1half-true
Under President Barack Obamas jobs bill, states would no longer have to lay off teachers, firefighters and police officers.
jobs
david-scott
Congressman
Georgia
democrat
0
0
2
1
0
a WABE-FM (90.1) radio interview
7796.json
0false
Of our 98,000 teachers who are K-12, over 53,000 of those teachers today are over 50 years old.
education,retirement
terry-mcauliffe
Governor
Virginia
democrat
12
6
2
2
3
a speech.
7467.json
2mostly-true
Two-thirds of Wisconsinites receiving unemployment checks are not required to search for work due to current work search exemptions.
government-regulation,jobs,poverty,welfare
scott-walker
Milwaukee County Executive
Wisconsin
republican
26
41
32
40
11
a speech
8654.json
1half-true
Under President Obamas health-care reforms, the premium for an average plan for a family didnt go down by $2,500 per year, its gone up about $2,500 per year.
corporations,economy,health-care,public-health,workers
ron-johnson
Wisconsin
republican
14
6
10
10
1
an interview
9492.json
1half-true
The IRS also investigated liberal groups, groups that had progressive in their name. ... The IRS was basically looking at everybody.
elections,taxes
donna-brazile
Political commentator
Washington, D.C.
democrat
0
1
4
7
0
comments on CNN's "State of the Union"
6895.json
4barely-true
Says Obama promised unemployment would never go above 8 percent.
jobs
paul-ryan
U.S. Representative
Wisconsin
republican
19
6
16
14
2
a vice presidential debate
10423.json
3true
The economy is creating jobs at the fastest pace since 1999.
economy,jobs
barack-obama
President
Illinois
democrat
70
71
160
163
9
the State of the Union address
6767.json
2mostly-true
President Obama decided not to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York.
foreign-policy,israel,message-machine-2012
adam-hasner
Florida
republican
2
1
4
4
0
a press release from the Mitt Romney campaign
11043.json
2mostly-true
In a majority of states, you can now marry freely, but can still be fired for who you love.
civil-rights,gays-and-lesbians,states
mark-pocan
State Assembly member, 78th District
Wisconsin
democrat
1
2
2
3
0
a statement
4357.json
5pants-fire
Say Oregon Reps. Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer are socialists who are openly serving in the U.S. Congress.
candidates-biography
blog-posting
none
7
19
3
5
44
web pages
162.json
5pants-fire
Rudy Giuliani is "probably the most underqualified man since George Bush to seek the presidency."
job-accomplishments
joe-biden
U.S. senator
Delaware
democrat
11
10
21
16
4
Philadelphia
10768.json
0false
About half of the presidents have been governors; half of them, senators.
congress,corrections-and-updates,elections,history,states
ted-cruz
Senator
Texas
republican
36
33
15
19
8
remarks in New Hampshire
12593.json
2mostly-true
After Britains vote to leave the European Union, within 24 hours, Americans lost $100 billion from our 401(k)s.
economy,retirement
hillary-clinton
Presidential candidate
New York
democrat
40
29
69
76
7
remarks in Cincinnati, Ohio
8164.json
2mostly-true
Medicaid spending declined by 1.9 percent in 2012, the second such decline in 47 years.
medicaid
kathleen-sebelius
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary
Kansas
democrat
1
0
1
3
1
a speech
6520.json
3true
Says 88 Texas constables have died in the line of duty.
crime,criminal-justice,history,public-safety,public-service
bruce-elfant
Constable, Travis County, Precinct 5
Texas
democrat
0
0
0
1
0
a press statement.
9500.json
2mostly-true
Gov. Rick Scott cut the cost of prepaid college tuition by nearly $20,000.
education
republican-party-florida
republican
10
6
6
6
4
a TV ad
4629.json
2mostly-true
The city of Columbus would save $41 million a year if employees had to contribute to their own, guaranteed-check pensions.
jobs,labor,unions
dave-yost
Ohio auditor
ohio
republican
1
0
0
1
0
a newspaper column
1593.json
3true
"As Florida's CFO, I shut down Krakow's scam and refunded more than $1.2 million to Josephine and other victims of this con man."
job-accomplishments
alex-sink
Florida
democrat
1
2
2
4
0
a fundraising e-mail to supporters
10560.json
2mostly-true
You had more women getting computer sciences degrees in the 80s by a factor of 2-plus than you do now.
education,technology,women
hillary-clinton
Presidential candidate
New York
democrat
40
29
69
76
7
a conference in Silicon Valley
7555.json
0false
The Air Force wants taxpayers to fund a fantasy football league.
families,federal-budget,military
blog-posting
none
7
19
3
5
44
blog posts
6777.json
5pants-fire
Barack Hussein Obama will ... force courts to accept Islamic Sharia law in domestic disputes.
islam,message-machine-2012
government-not-god-pac
none
1
2
0
0
3
a newspaper ad
11385.json
1half-true
About 3 percent of murders and crimes are committed with guns from people who actually (legally) purchase those guns.
crime,guns
joe-scarborough
Host of a morning show on MSNBC
none
1
4
3
3
0
a broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe"
3836.json
2mostly-true
Some neighborhood schools are closing.
education,state-budget
texas-house-democratic-caucus
Texas
democrat
0
0
0
1
0
a press release
325.json
2mostly-true
"He told gay organizers in Massachusetts he would be a stronger advocate for special rights than even Ted Kennedy."
gays-and-lesbians
john-mccain
U.S. senator
Arizona
republican
31
39
31
37
8
an automated call to voters
2555.json
2mostly-true
The years that I was speaker, the Florida House consistently offered leaner budgets than the governor offered.
state-budget,taxes
marco-rubio
U.S. Senator
Florida
republican
33
24
32
35
5
an ABC News U.S. Senate debate.
7803.json
4barely-true
We are already almost halfway to our 2010 goal of creating 700,000 new jobs in seven years.
economy,jobs
rick-scott
Governor
Florida
republican
28
23
38
34
7
2013-14 veto message
8985.json
3true
Says the U.S. Supreme Court found that Social Security is not guaranteed.
social-security
david-jolly
Florida
republican
4
0
1
1
0
a Congressional campaign debate
12021.json
0false
SaysMichael Bennet wants to close Guantanamo Bay prisonand bring terrorists right here to Colorado.
congress,terrorism
jon-keyser
Colorado
republican
0
1
0
0
1
a candidate forum
2932.json
3true
Oregonians have an amazing no-cost way to fight abortion with free political donations
abortion,campaign-finance
oregon-right-life-pac
politican action committee
Oregon
none
0
0
0
0
0
a newspaper ad
11486.json
5pants-fire
The president said hes going to bring in 250,000 (Syrian and Iraqi) refugees into this country.
foreign-policy,immigration,terrorism
sean-hannity
Radio/TV host
none
3
5
3
2
1
a segment of Fox News' "Hannity"
7324.json
4barely-true
Research shows that a vast majority of arriving immigrants today come here because they believe that government is the source of prosperity, and thats what they support.
immigration,pundits
rush-limbaugh
Radio host
none
9
11
5
2
10
a radio interview
4884.json
2mostly-true
Newt Gingrichs immigration plan offers a new doorway to amnesty.
immigration
mitt-romney
Former governor
Massachusetts
republican
34
32
58
33
19
a press conference
2257.json
0false
Mr. Caprio is a career politician who has never worked in the private sector.
candidates-biography
john-robitaille
Rhode Island
republican
0
1
2
0
0
a campaign news release
8019.json
4barely-true
In Rhode Island, 9 percent of workers use the states temporary disability insurance program each year while in New Jersey, the rate is only 3 percent.
disability,labor,states,workers
patricia-morgan
Financial adviser
Rhode Island
republican
1
0
1
1
0
a speech on the House floor.
10947.json
2mostly-true
In just 17 years, spending for Social Security, federal health care and interest on the debt will exceed ALL tax revenue!
debt,federal-budget,taxes
dave-brat
College professor
Virginia
republican
2
5
0
2
0
a Facebook post
12014.json
2mostly-true
President Obama took more money from Wall Street in the 2008 campaign than anybody ever had.
campaign-finance,economy,elections,financial-regulation,history,stimulus,voting-record
hillary-clinton
Presidential candidate
New York
democrat
40
29
69
76
7
a Democratic debate in Flint, Mich.
13241.json
1half-true
Donald Trump has said nuclear proliferation is OK.
nuclear
mark-warner
U.S. Senator
Virginia
democrat
3
1
6
3
0
a TV interview.
445.json
3true
"Hillary Clinton has taken over $800,000 from lobbyists."
ethics
barack-obama
President
Illinois
democrat
70
71
160
163
9
an online ad.
6588.json
0false
Barack Obama has never even worked in business.
candidates-biography
rob-portman
U.S. senator from Ohio
Ohio
republican
3
5
11
11
1
a speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa
1835.json
1half-true
Says the Arizona immigration law expressly bans racial profiling.
immigration
john-cornyn
Senator
Texas
republican
5
3
6
2
1
on NBC's "Meet the Press"
3782.json
0false
Says Gov. Rick Perry has been begging for the federal government to send the Coast Guard to patrol two lakes on the U.S.-Mexico border.
crime,immigration
louie-gohmert
U.S. House member
Texas
republican
2
6
1
0
1
a radio interview.
11536.json
4barely-true
On the VA: Over 300,000 veterans have died waiting for care.
health-care,veterans
donald-trump
President-Elect
New York
republican
63
114
51
37
61
a speech.
6827.json
2mostly-true
Were now spending 42 percent of our economy on government.
debates,federal-budget,government-efficiency
mitt-romney
Former governor
Massachusetts
republican
34
32
58
33
19
the first presidential debate in Denver
5236.json
4barely-true
Rob Cornilles supports privatizing Medicare.
medicare,message-machine-2012
democratic-congressional-campaign-committee
democrat
11
8
5
1
9
campaign material
9230.json
0false
In 2005, Dan Branch tried to expand third-trimester abortions in Texas.
abortion,corrections-and-updates
texas-right-life
Texas
none
0
2
2
0
0
an email blast
2869.json
1half-true
We (Democrats) have made steady progress creating jobs and improving our schools.
education,government-efficiency,job-accomplishments,jobs
armond-budish
Minority leader in the Ohio House of Representatives
Ohio
democrat
0
1
2
3
0
a news release
3864.json
5pants-fire
Michigan and Massachusetts raised their bottle deposit and could no longer afford the program because the redemptions were so high there was no profit in there.
environment
jeff-kruse
state senator
Oregon
republican
0
0
1
0
2
on the Oregon Senate floor
3054.json
3true
Whether you like to admit it or not, half our general revenue goes to education.
education,state-budget
mike-haridopolos
Florida Senate President
Florida
republican
0
3
1
1
0
comments to reporters.
2367.json
0false
Im the only one whos fought against developers draining the Everglades!
environment,message-machine
kendrick-meek
Florida
democrat
2
6
1
4
1
a television ad
13432.json
1half-true
Says Ron Johnson calls Social Security a Ponzi scheme and wants to privatize the program.
crime,debt,federal-budget,social-security
americans-united-change
none
1
4
4
1
0
an ad
12237.json
1half-true
There are 31 other states and 10,000 other cities that have the same type of policies that we just passed, referring to North Carolinas House Bill 2.
gays-and-lesbians,government-regulation,sexuality
paul-skip-stam
N.C. House Speaker pro tem
North Carolina
republican
0
0
1
0
0
a newspaper interview
11582.json
4barely-true
Climate change is directly related to the growth of terrorism.
climate-change,terrorism
bernie-s
U.S. Senator
Vermont
independent
18
12
22
41
0
a Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, Iowa.
4453.json
4barely-true
The jobs bill includes President Obamas tax on soup kitchens
economy,jobs,taxes,workers
eric-cantor
House Majority Leader
Virginia
republican
9
6
4
4
4
a blog post
6898.json
4barely-true
Says the Obama administration spent taxpayer dollars on electric cars in Finland (and) windmills in China.
stimulus
paul-ryan
U.S. Representative
Wisconsin
republican
19
6
16
14
2
the vice-presidential debate
704.json
1half-true
"While Sarah was Mayor of Wasilla she tried to fire our highly respected City Librarian because the Librarian refused to consider removing from the library some books that Sarah wanted removed."
civil-rights
chain-email
none
11
43
8
5
105
a chain e-mail
10887.json
1half-true
If Milwaukee approves reducing its maximum forfeiture for marijuana possession to $50, the city would have 23 different bicycle violations that have a higher forfeiture.
city-government,crime,drugs,government-regulation,marijuana
robert-puente
none
0
0
1
0
0
remarks to the Milwaukee Common Council
11828.json
0false
We have more illegal immigrants here than we did five years ago.
immigration
marco-rubio
U.S. Senator
Florida
republican
33
24
32
35
5
an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press"
4504.json
4barely-true
Says Rick Perry wrote a letter supporting Hillarycare.
health-care
ron-paul
U.S. representative
Texas
republican
5
8
8
8
3
a presidential debate
9561.json
0false
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office received zero complaints about the Washington Redskins name.
sports
blog-posting
none
7
19
3
5
44
blog posts
1441.json
5pants-fire
The presidents health care proposals will cause most Americans to have their premiums increased, not decreased, and hundreds of millions of people lose their current insurance coverage.
health-care,pundits
nancy-pfotenhauer
political strategist
republican
0
0
0
0
1
an interview on CNN
12683.json
2mostly-true
(Mexican immigrants) are more law-abiding than U.S. citizens and that is a statistic.
immigration
gary-johnson
Presidential candidate
New Mexico
libertarian
3
2
5
6
0
an interview on CNN
7295.json
1half-true
Says Chris Christie vetoed a jobs package of 30 bills.
jobs
stephen-sweeney
State Senator
democrat
1
2
3
1
0
a radio interview
9554.json
3true
There are already more American jobs in the solar industry than in coal mining.
climate-change,energy,environment,jobs
sheldon-whitehouse
U.S. Senator
Rhode Island
democrat
2
3
2
7
0
a newspaper commentary
2576.json
1half-true
Says Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bill Bradys first priority after winning the primary was to sponsor a bill that would mass-euthanize sheltered dogs and cats in gas chambers.
agriculture,job-accomplishments,message-machine
pat-quinn
Governor
Illinois
democrat
0
0
1
0
1
a campaign commercial
2954.json
1half-true
Barack Obama is in an economy thats only worsened since hes been president of the United States.
bankruptcy,economy,history,housing,income,job-accomplishments,pundits,abc-news-week,workers
matthew-dowd
Commentator
Texas
independent
0
0
2
4
0
an interview on ABC's "This Week with Christiane Amanpour"
81.json
2mostly-true
Romney failed to take action against "sanctuary cities" in Massachusetts.
immigration
rudy-giuliani
Attorney
New York
republican
9
11
10
7
3
St. Petersburg, Fla.
5288.json
1half-true
Says New Jersey is down nearly 200,000 jobs from its pre-recession peak and with Gov. Chris Christie New Jersey has trailed the rest of America when it comes to unemployment for 12 consecutive months.
economy,job-accomplishments,jobs
one-new-jersey
democrat
0
0
1
2
0
an article posted on One New Jersey鈥檚 website
10142.json
0false
Says Thomas Eric Duncan came into the United States with an elevated temperature.
ebola,health-care,public-health,transportation
darrell-issa
U.S. House of Representatives
California
republican
0
3
0
0
0
comments on CNN's "State of the Union"
8754.json
2mostly-true
We have been in Afghanistan longer now than we have been in any foreign land conducting a war in our nations history.
afghanistan
robert-gibbs
Former White House Press Secretary
democrat
1
1
0
1
0
an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press"
3776.json
1half-true
Gas prices have gone up $2 since Obama took office.
energy,gas-prices
michael-williams
Lawyer
Texas
republican
0
0
1
0
0
a tweet.
2537.json
3true
Webster sponsored a bill to create a form of marriage that would trap women in abusive relationships.
marriage,message-machine,women
alan-grayson
U.S. House of Representatives
Florida
democrat
6
5
4
11
1
a TV ad.
4681.json
3true
Says judges get better benefits at a lower cost than everybody else in the state.
pensions
chris-christie
Governor of New Jersey
New Jersey
republican
10
17
27
19
8
a news conference
5524.json
3true
There are a lot of casinos across the country that have gone bankrupt.
bankruptcy,economy,gambling,state-budget,state-finances,states
robert-jacquard
State representative
Rhode Island
democrat
0
0
0
0
0
a speech
5044.json
3true
Small businesses create 70 percent of the jobs in America.
economy,jobs,small-business
eric-cantor
House Majority Leader
Virginia
republican
9
6
4
4
4
a news release.
1266.json
1half-true
Seniors with coverage under Medicare Advantage will give up "more than their share" because of health care reform
health-care,medicare
americas-health-insurance-plans
Trade group representing the health insurance industry
Washington, D.C.
none
0
0
2
0
0
a televison advertisement
8090.json
1half-true
Over 12,000 school kids were arrested in Florida. It makes Florida the nations leader in that area.
children,crime,education
dream-defenders
Florida
none
0
0
1
0
0
a meeting with Wansley Walters, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary
13069.json
2mostly-true
If Texas were a country our economy would rank # 10...in the WORLD.
corrections-and-updates,economy,states
greg-abbott
governor
Texas
republican
11
3
8
6
5
a tweet
6969.json
0false
There are more oil rigs in operation in the United States than the rest of the world combined.
corporations,debt,economy,energy,environment,federal-budget,gas-prices,government-regulation,infrastructure
david-cicilline
mayor of Providence
Rhode Island
democrat
7
4
5
4
1
a debate
8733.json
1half-true
Payday lenders profit from the poor by charging 1,000-plus percent interest.
financial-regulation
wendy-davis
state senator
Texas
democrat
5
1
8
12
1
a press release
7785.json
1half-true
The Social Security trust fund is sound. Without anything being done, it would function well into 2038; and even after that time with no changes, we could pay 80 percent of the benefits that people have earned.
social-security
marcy-kaptur
Representative from Ohio's Ninth Congressional District
Ohio
democrat
0
2
4
4
0
House of Representatives floor speech
2802.json
2mostly-true
It is a commitment voters take very seriously: The only incumbent in Ohio to break his Pledge and vote for Ted Stricklands income tax hike was defeated soundly on Tuesday.
elections,taxes
americans-tax-reform
none
4
0
1
1
1
a news release
8370.json
0false
The Obama administration shut down the Amber Alert program because of the government shutdown.
children,crime,federal-budget
tweets
none
2
3
1
2
3
messages on Twitter
2269.json
2mostly-true
The Republicans have 2 percent of the Muslim vote.
religion
tamara-holder
attorney and contributor to Fox News
Illinois
none
0
0
0
1
0
comments on the Hannity show.
7243.json
2mostly-true
[W]e see Americas prison population exploding, with America having a greater percentage of its people behind bars than any other nation in the world!
criminal-justice
hank-johnson
U.S. Congressman
Georgia
democrat
3
0
4
3
0
a letter
3333.json
5pants-fire
Says that in a hearing, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords suggested to Gen. David Petraeus that the Army put more emphasis on less environmentally damaging methods, like stabbing or clubbing enemy forces in order to minimize the carbon output.
energy,environment,military
chain-email
none
11
43
8
5
105
a chain e-mail
9289.json
1half-true
Every single one of the 41 Republican senators who just blocked a raise in the minimum wage will receive a $2,800 cost-of-living adjustment on January 1, 2015.
economy,jobs
facebook-posts
Social media posting
none
14
18
15
11
36
a meme shared on social media
1053.json
3true
In Texas, the No. 1 name for new male babies many of whom will vote one day is Jose.
elections,immigration,pundits
mike-murphy
political strategist
republican
0
0
0
0
0
a column in Time magazine.
11731.json
2mostly-true
Marco Rubio voted against authorizing President Obama to strike Syria after Assad used chemical weapons on his own people.
candidates-biography,congress,foreign-policy,history,terrorism
hillary-clinton
Presidential candidate
New York
democrat
40
29
69
76
7
a posting on the Clinton website
1059.json
0false
Under the Cash for Clunkers program, all we've got to do is ... go to a local junkyard, all you've got to do is tow it to your house. And you're going to get $4,500.
pundits,transportation
sean-hannity
Radio/TV host
none
3
5
3
2
1
a Fox News interview
11886.json
0false
Not one Republican has the guts to recognize that climate change is real.
cap-and-trade,climate-change,debates,economy,energy,environment,government-regulation,jobs,campaign-advertising,polls,public-safety
bernie-s
U.S. Senator
Vermont
independent
18
12
22
41
0
a Democratic debate in New Hampshire
11844.json
1half-true
While our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1 percent.
economy,income,workers
bernie-s
U.S. Senator
Vermont
independent
18
12
22
41
0
a political ad
5312.json
5pants-fire
David Dewhurst has a record of promoting an income tax.
taxes
ted-cruz
Senator
Texas
republican
36
33
15
19
8
a handout.