Like the old game of telephone, satire is being transformed into "truth" by social media and the Internet.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 3:07 p.m.
Obama’s old comments come back to haunt him as the health care law enters a critical point of implementation. We review our key fact-checks on the issue.
PolitiFact affiliates, including those in Florida and Georgia, have looked at claims about Common Core, school standards that are being adopted by more than 40 states. Some of the attacks received a failing grade.
Confused about what the debt ceiling is? As the government hurtles toward a possible default, here is an FAQ by PolitiFact's national staff about the debt ceiling and why it's important to every American.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Sunday, October 13th, 2013 at 6:15 a.m.
PunditFact will be dedicated to fact-checking claims by pundits, columnists, bloggers and the hosts and guests of talk shows.
By Amy Hollyfield :: Published on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 at 4:57 p.m.
One of the casualties of the federal government shutdown are statistical websites used by ordinary Americans ... and fact-checkers.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 at 10:32 a.m.
The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has triggered an avalanche of political rhetoric over the past few years. PolitiFact and PolitiFact Georgia have been keeping tabs on that complex debate, trying to parse truth from fiction.
Because a Top 10 can't capture all the exaggerations.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 10:20 a.m.
As President Obama makes his case to Congress for an authorization of force, we've looked at claims about chemical weapons, mass casualties, refugees and red lines.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 5:21 p.m.
As United Nations inspectors assess whether either side used chemical weapons in an attack that killed hundreds of people in Syria’s civil war, there is a heated debate in this country over President Barack Obama’s authority to use military force. PolitiFact revisits previous work about the legal and political framework regarding Syria.
By Jon Greenberg :: Published on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 at 4:20 p.m.
We celebrate our birthday by looking at the most popular fact-checks, people and issues of the past year.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 11:44 a.m.
Presidential vacations sometimes prompt criticism over cost and appearances, and President Barack Obama's current vacation is no exception. We look at the vacations of Obama and his predecessor, George W. Bush.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 at 2:12 p.m.
We check in on President Obama’s campaign promises about Guantanamo Bay, same-sex marriage, education and clean energy.
President Barack Obama invoked some familiar facts in support of his vision for the U.S. economy on Wednesday at Knox College.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Thursday, July 25th, 2013 at 10:16 a.m.
We've looked into several claims about Trayvon Martin's death in Sanford, Fla., and its aftermath.
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