The parties are jockeying about whether the Republicans have broken their promise to cut $100 billion "in the first year." We check the facts and explain the principles for our future Pledge-O-Meter ruling.
Republicans adopt rules for the House, addressing several of their promises. We crank up our new GOP Pledge-O-Meter.
We've compiled a database of the Republican leaders' campaign promises and will be tracking and rating them with our new GOP Pledge-O-Meter. It will use the same rating system as our award-winning Obameter.
The White House released its 2010 economic report, the Republicans responded, and we checked the facts.
Republicans contend the White House promised the stimulus would keep unemployment below 8 or 8.5 percent. We check the facts.
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.
Republicans complain of sculpture gardens, lawn repairs and no time for hearings. We check the facts.
The bill prompts some exaggerated rhetoric and allegations of earmarks. We check the facts — and award our first Pants on Fire for 2009.
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.