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PoliGraph: Rybak is right on taxes

Before Tim Pawlenty arrived in Boston, Mass., a few weeks ago to speak at a tea party rally, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak...

PoliGraph: Ellison tax claim right

DFL U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison isn't too happy about a deal to keep the government funded through September....

PoliGraph: Rybak gets tax numbers right

Republican legislators are targeting local government aid as they attempt to erase the state's $5 billion deficit....

PoliGraph: Franken's oil tax claims in the ballpark

To slash the deficit, lawmakers in Washington, D.C., need to go after the big bucks, says Sen. Al Franken....

PoliGraph: lawmaker gets tax claim wrong

On the floor of the Minnesota Senate, Tax Committee Chair Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassen, made this prediction about Gov. Mark Dayton's income...

PoliGraph: Bachmann wrong on health law claim

Michele Bachmann has a bone to pick with the authors of the health care reform bill....

PoliGraph: Zellers exaggerates tax increase impact on businesses

Minnesota Republicans' biggest complaint about Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal can be summed up in one word: taxes....

PoliGraph: Dayton tax increase big, maybe not biggest

Gov. Mark Dayton's $37 billion budget plan has not been warmly received by Republicans. For instance, GOP House Majority Leader Matt Dean...

PoliGraph: Pawlenty claim on federal spending leaves out key information

This is the third in a series of fact checks this week reviewing former Gov. Tim Pawlenty's book - Courage to...

PoliGraph: Pawlenty tax claim doesn't tell the whole story

This is the second in a series of fact checks this week reviewing the book of former Gov. Tim Pawlenty -...

PoliGraph: DFL hit on Horner hard to judge

The Minnesota DFL Party is going after Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner's tax plan....

PoliGraph: Emmer exaggerates impact of health provision

The new federal health care law has cropped in attack ads, in speeches, and most recently in a three-way debate between...

PoliGraph: Dayton property tax claims add up

Not a gubernatorial debate goes by without some discussion of government aid to cities and schools. DFL hopeful Mark Dayton raised the...

PoliGraph: Emmer right on tax claim, with some caveats

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer pledges to cut the corporate income tax if he's elected, which he argues stifles Minnesota's economy....

PoliGraph: Bachmann right on beer, wrong on bacon

By Catharine Richert Beer. Bacon. Corn dogs. What sounds like the recipe for a great day at the Minnesota State Fair is...

PoliGraph: Horner's small businesses claim cuts both ways

By Catharine Richert In a recent gubernatorial debate in Winona, Tom Horner and Mark Dayton traded barbs over taxes. Horner, the Independence...

PoliGraph: MN more like other states under Horner's sales tax plan

By Catharine Richert To help reduce the deficit, Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner has proposed revamping the state's sales taxes....

PoliGraph: Kelliher, Dayton's tax claims put to the test

By Catharine Richert In their final debate before the primary Sunday night, two leading DFL candidates for governor wrangled over taxes. House...

PoliGraph: Dayton tax claim on the high end

By Catharine Richert To reduce the state's nearly $6 billion projected deficit, DFL candidates for governor are touting plans to cut spending...

PoliGraph: The rich pay less - An accurate claim by Dayton

By Catharine Richert "Tax the rich" is the mantra of Mark Dayton's campaign. The former U.S. Senator promises to increase taxes on...