Saturday, November 29th, 2014

All stories featuring Dennis Kucinich

Fact-checking the federal budget fight

A deadline looms for the federal budget on Friday, with even more deadlines to come.

PolitiFact Ohio selects the Top 10 for 2010

After making more than 100 Truth-O-Meter rulings, the editors who rate the items for PolitiFact Ohio looked back over the year and selected the Top 10 for 2010. Selections weren't just based on which articles were true or false. In fact, only two that got Pants On Fire ratings — awarded to statements that are both false and ridiculous — made the cut.

FACT SHEET: Immigration

A breakdown of the immigration issue, including candidate-by-candidate positions.

FACT SHEET: Who was in military?

They want to be commander in chief, but most of the presidential candidates have not served in the military. Our survey of their resumes finds that five of the 15 candidates have military experience.

FACT SHEET: Who has been to Iraq?

We surveyed the 16 candidates to find out which ones have visited Iraq since the start of the war in March 2003. As of December 2007, nine have. Here are our findings along with a brief synopsis of each candidate's position on the war, taken from their Web sites.

Why facts matter

In an essay, PolitiFact editor Bill Adair explains why facts are important — and why we nitpick.

Obama zapped by lightning claim

The Democrats slugged it out in a Las Vegas debate. We found several claims were true, but Obama was wrong about the probability of lightning strikes vs. undocumented worker prosecutions and Richardson was way off about the popularity of Vice President Cheney and HMOs.

What's in a resume?

The candidates have been making boasts and attacking each other over who has the most experience. We check their math.

Beating Kucinich to the base

When catering to the Democratic Party's left-wing base, it's hard to get there first.

Democrats race to oppose Iraq most

To stand out in the field of Iraq opponents, the Democratic candidates are angling to be first or best or most opposed.

Biden's Iraq plan detailed enough to draw praise - and critics

More than a year ago, the Delaware Democrat offered a plan on Iraq. But he's no longer the only one.

In Miami, safety in numbers

The Democrats toss around lots of numbers in the Univision debate. They're right about health insurance and the border fence, but miss the mark on NAFTA.