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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 6/27/2014
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: An average of nine children a day in the U.S. die of gunshot


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Do an average of nine children a day die in the United States of gunshot wounds? Editor's Note: We rarely find it necessary to re-examine a PolitiFact Oregon fact-check, but this was an exception. Our original fact-check, based  largely on data from th...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 6/24/2014
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: An average of nine children a day die in the U.S. of gunshot


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Do an average of nine children a day die in the U.S. of gunshot wounds? In the wake of the Reynolds High School shooting in Troutdale that left two students dead, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, one of the nation's leading gun control advocacy gr...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 11/1/2012
Taxpayer Association of Oregon

Taxpayer Association of Oregon  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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Taxpayer Association of Oregon: Says Mark Hass "raised your taxes by $1 billion in a single day."


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Did Sen. Mark Hass raise taxes by $1 billion in a single day? Sometimes elections can start to feel a little like a song on repeat: Same candidates, same issues, same talking points -- over and over again. That's the case with a legislative attack we first s...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 9/26/2012
AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO

AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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AFSCME: Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corpo


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AFSCME says Thompson backs big tax cuts for companies that outsource Wisconsin jobs Employment boomed in Wisconsin during Tommy Thompson's 14 years as governor, ending in early 2001. But as the Republican tries a political comeback in his bid for the U.S. Se...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 9/26/2012
AFSCME Council 5

AFSCME Council 5  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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AFSCME: Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corpo


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AFSCME says Thompson backs big tax cuts for companies that outsource Wisconsin jobs Employment boomed in Wisconsin during Tommy Thompson's 14 years as governor, ending in early 2001. But as the Republican tries a political comeback in his bid for the U.S. Se...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 7/4/2012
AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO

AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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AFSCME: The Wisconsin Retirement System for public employees is "a self-funded pension plan" and


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Labor leader Marty Beil says state pension plan is "self funded" Gov. Scott Walker fueled fears in some state government workers about pension security when he initiated a study that public-sector unions saw as a step toward a 401(k)-style plan they see as...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 7/4/2012
AFSCME Council 5

AFSCME Council 5  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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AFSCME: The Wisconsin Retirement System for public employees is "a self-funded pension plan" and


ANALYSIS
Labor leader Marty Beil says state pension plan is "self funded" Gov. Scott Walker fueled fears in some state government workers about pension security when he initiated a study that public-sector unions saw as a step toward a 401(k)-style plan they see as...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STORY 6/14/2012
60 Plus Association

60 Plus Association  has a new POLITIFACT STORY

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"The deciding vote?" All 60 of them!


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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 6/14/2012
60 Plus Association

60 Plus Association  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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60 Plus Association: U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson was "the deciding vote for the health care law."


ANALYSIS
Was Florida's Bill Nelson "the deciding vote" on the health care law? A conservative senior citizens group, the 60 Plus Association, launched a $1.1 million ad buy in June attacking U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., for his votes on health care and the stimul...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 4/19/2012
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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AARP: "Large phone companies and their trade association have hired 35 registered lobbyists to in


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AARP says telephone companies hired 35 people to lobby Ohio General Assembly on deregulation legislation While an abortion rights or gun control bill draws a crowd of regular citizens for a hearing, it's the more staid changes to regulations for big busines...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 4/18/2012
AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO

AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

STATEMENT
AFSCME: In labor negotiations with city employees, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "demanded concessi


ANALYSIS
AFSCME says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett demanded union concessions beyond those in Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law We know why labor unions stand against Republican Gov. Scott Walker and in favor of recalling him: the 2011 changes that nearly...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 4/18/2012
AFSCME Council 5

AFSCME Council 5  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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AFSCME: In labor negotiations with city employees, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "demanded concessi


ANALYSIS
AFSCME says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett demanded union concessions beyond those in Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law We know why labor unions stand against Republican Gov. Scott Walker and in favor of recalling him: the 2011 changes that nearly...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 4/6/2012
AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO

AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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AFSCME: Says gubernatorial recall candidate Tom Barrett supported passage of Gov. Scott Walker's


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State employees union says Barrett supported law greatly limiting collective bargaining With Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett jumping into the Democratic primary in the recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker, his opponents are digging in against him. On...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 4/6/2012
AFSCME Council 5

AFSCME Council 5  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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AFSCME: Says gubernatorial recall candidate Tom Barrett supported passage of Gov. Scott Walker's


ANALYSIS
State employees union says Barrett supported law greatly limiting collective bargaining With Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett jumping into the Democratic primary in the recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker, his opponents are digging in against him. On...Read Full Article

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politifact_hdr NEW POLITIFACT STATEMENT 4/3/2012
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence  has a new POLITIFACT STATEMENT

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Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: The Florida Department of Agriculture's website FreshFrom


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Can you get a gun in Florida without ever leaving your home? Obtaining a permit to carry a concealed gun in Florida is so easy that Floridians can do it without leaving the comfort of their own homes, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Dan ...Read Full Article

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