Now that Jeb Hensarling has reportedly decided not to to bid for House majority leader, fellow Dallas Republican Pete Sessions is the Texan in the mix, according to news reports today. Sessions has previously been fact-checked -- and also figured into our look into whether he raised campaign money at an adult club.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, June 12th, 2014 at 11:25 a.m.
PolitiFact has often noted that economists say governors have a small effect their state's economy. For better or worse, the same thing was true when Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts.
The job numbers for June are worse than expected; we review some recent Truth-O-Meter items on employment.
By Martha M. Hamilton :: Published on Friday, July 8th, 2011 at 01:47 p.m.
But Axelrod was wrong when he said McDonnell balanced Virginia's budget by borrowing $3 billion against future federal transportation receipts. And McDonnell erred when he said "30 years after World War II, we cut the deficit every year."
By Warren Fiske :: Published on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 02:39 p.m.
White House adviser David Axelrod tried to attack the GOP agenda on This Week with Christiane Amanpour. We rate his accuracy here.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 11:09 a.m.
Obama adviser David Axelrod creates his own chain e-mail to combat the e-mails from opponents of health care reform.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, August 14th, 2009 at 06:30 p.m.
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