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Checking the numbers on the economy

The White House released its 2010 economic report, the Republicans responded, and we checked the facts.

By Robert Farley, Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 06:03 p.m.

A promise or a projection on unemployment?

Republicans contend the White House promised the stimulus would keep unemployment below 8 or 8.5 percent. We check the facts.

By Robert Farley :: Published on Thursday, July 9th, 2009 at 05:35 p.m.

Your guide to the economic stimulus bill

For two weeks, you've heard claims that the bill includes lots of goodies — millions for Filipino veterans, ACORN and programs for sexually transmitted diseases. We sort out the truth.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, February 5th, 2009 at 04:44 p.m.

In debate about stimulus, arguing about turf

Republicans complain of sculpture gardens, lawn repairs and no time for hearings. We check the facts.

By Robert Farley :: Published on Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 at 05:22 p.m.

Fast and furious facts about stimulus bill

The bill prompts some exaggerated rhetoric and allegations of earmarks. We check the facts — and award our first Pants on Fire for 2009.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, January 26th, 2009 at 07:04 p.m.

CBO 'report' doesn't say what Cantor claims

Rep. Eric Cantor says the nonpartisan budget office concluded the Democrats' spending proposals 'won't help the economy grow.' But it's not a report and that's not what it says.

By Robert Farley :: Published on Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 at 07:08 p.m.

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