Saturday, October 25th, 2014

All stories featuring Jay Carney

Battle of the week: welfare

Mitt Romney went first, attacking President Barack Obama over a welfare proposal. Then the White House fired back. In both cases, the results on the Truth-O-Meter were in the red.

Obama’s record on the Truth-O-Meter

President Obama, stopping in Austin, naturally figures into many fact checks.  

Fifty fact checks of Rick Perry for president

Claims by or about Rick Perry as he stumped for president gave the Truth-O-Meter a vigorous workout. Highlights, please!  

Mailbag: 'You’re a loser, aren't you?'

Our checks of claims about class sizes in Texas and Rick Perry’s hometown lacking a ZIP code drew many reader comments. We share a few.

Rick Perry and secession

Critics often say Texas Gov Rick Perry wanted his state to secede from the union. PolitiFact Texas has explored this--thrice now--and pinned what he really said.