Occupy Democrats's file

Occupy Democrats
Occupy Democrats, founded in 2012, is an advocacy group created to counterbalance the Republican tea party, and to "give President Obama and other progressive Democrats a Congress that will work with them to grow the economy, create jobs, promote fairness and fight inequality, and get money out of politics!"

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True0(0)
  • Mostly True1 (%)(1)
  • Half True3 (%)(3)
  • Mostly False0(0)
  • False4 (%)(4)
  • Pants on Fire3 (%)(3)

Occupy Democrats's website

Recent statements involving Occupy Democrats

Recent stories featuring Occupy Democrats

Claims that we've heard again...and again

In honor of National Recycling Week, we look at oft-repeated claims.

The PolitiFact Rhode Island Top 10 fact-checks of 2014

From beach fees to marijuana, from pensions to slavery, PolitiFact Rhode Island covered a lot of ground in 2014, a year that was also marked by hard-fought political campaigns that generated many dubious claims.

Overall, we issued 90 rulings that hit every stop on our Truth-O-Meter, from True to Pants on Fire.

As the year ends, we thought we’d take a moment to review our most widely-read PolitiFact items of 2014. Here they are, in descending order, as determined by page views on our PolitiFact Rhode Island website:

Unsupported claim: Ted Cruz took a bribe to file federal lands proposal

Ted Cruz took a bribe from the billionaire Kochs to make a proposal, a pro-Democratic group said.

That's ridiculously unfounded.