With the recent revelations about National Security Agency surveillance of phone and Internet traffic, some are wondering how much President Barack Obama has reversed course since he was a presidential candidate. So we took a look back.
By Caroline Houck :: Published on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 12:14 p.m.
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By Janel Davis :: Published on Thursday, June 6th, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
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By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 11:09 a.m.
We looked at two claims -- one by a Republican lawmaker, one by a Democratic lawmaker -- that go to the heart of whether the IRS is too fearsome, or not doing enough
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 10:37 a.m.
The deaths of four Americans at a diplomatic outpost in Libya have fueled a war of words between Republicans in Congress and President Barack Obama. We compare the rhetoric with the facts.
The Truth-O-Meter is now down under. The launch of PolitiFact Australia marks our first international venture and a big step for the global fact-checking movement.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 1:37 p.m.
Senators begin marking up proposed immigration legislation. We cut through what's true and what's not in the debate.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 11:27 a.m.
President Obama spoke with reporters on the 100-day mark for his second term. We checked the facts.
Firearms research has been a battleground for advocacy groups for nearly 20 years, complicating fact-checking and making basic data on guns and gun violence hard to come by. The scarcity of gun research, though, may be coming to an end.
Is there a pattern of the U.S government looking into potential terrorists, finding nothing incriminating, and then discovering -- too late -- that they were terrorists after all?
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, April 25th, 2013 at 4:29 p.m.
We analyze our 130+ fact-checks about guns and find some interesting patterns and trends.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, April 8th, 2013 at 12:32 p.m.
We monitor the latest actions on elections, guns and foreign policy.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 10:33 a.m.
The Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 are under fire from supporters of marriage equality. This week, the Supreme Court will hear both cases.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 1:28 p.m.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced recently they’ve agreed to the financial framework of a $1 billion stadium to replace the 20-year-old Georgia Dome. The deal must still be approved by the 15-member Atlanta City Council.
By Eric Stirgus :: Published on Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 1:33 p.m.
The 13-hour filibuster by the Kentucky senator and his allies focused attention on the Obama administration's policies on drone strikes. We check the facts.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.
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