PolitiFact is a project of the St. Petersburg Times to help you find the truth in American politics. Reporters and editors from the Times fact-check statements by members of Congress, the White House, lobbyists and interest groups and rate them on our Truth-O-Meter:
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Cory Booker: No restrictions before viability; exceptions after viability.
David Perdue: Only about 10 Senators have any real business experience.
David Perdue: End tax breaks & deals that outsource our jobs.
Energy & Oil|
Brian Schatz: FactCheck: Yes, 97% of Greenland ice surface melted in 2012.
Karen Handel: FactCheck: Only $2.2M on USAID pottery in Morocco, not $27M.
Cory Booker: Campaign PAC money shouldn't speak louder than people.
Paul Broun: FactCheck: Guns cause more deaths than bats & hammers.
Mark Pryor: AdWatch: False that Medicare vouchers increase seniors' cost.
Tom Cotton: AdWatch: Cotton supports Medicare "premium support" vouchers.
Tom Cotton: FactCheck: No special subsidies for congressional staff.
Todd Tiahrt: FactCheck: Yes, ObamaCare levies some taxes before services.
Mark Udall: FactCheck: Yes, NSA can collect phone records on Americans.
Dan Sullivan: No way should Obama give "executive amnesty" to illegals.
Mark Begich: Only Congress can grant amnesty, not President.
Robert Sarvis: Liberalize immigration; population growth lowest since 1930s.
Karen Handel: Immigration bill is 1,000 pages of industry rewards.
Jeff Sessions: FactCheck: Immigration bill requires 700 mile border fence.
Chris Christie: Bridgegate FactCheck: Ft.Lee doesn't have 3 dedicated lanes.
Principles & Values|
Michael Enzi: FactCheck: Gets higher percent from PACs than any Senator.