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Debunked health care claims live on at Tampa town hall

Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint brought his "Defund Obamacare" town hall tour to Tampa on Wednesday night. We've heard claims that PolitiFact has debunked before.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 at 09:42 p.m.

Polifact Georgia tickled by Elmo, truthiness

Move over, Elmo. After last week’s outbreak of truthiness, no one can be more tickled than PolitiFact Georgia. Partisans were on target about subjects as disparate as county budget cuts and "Sesame Street," which launched the career of the Muppet that inspired the Tickle Me Elmo doll. They even fared well on the contentious issues of illegal immigration and abortion. The sole exception was President Barack Obama on Social Security checks. Have something to say about our rulings? Speak your mind on our Facebook page or tweet our failings on Twitter.

By Willoughby Mariano :: Published on Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 06:00 a.m.

Fact-checking the estate tax

Critics on both sides of the political aisle criticize the estate tax estate tax portion of the compromise plan on taxes. We check one from each side.

By Robert Farley :: Published on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 02:30 p.m.

Tale of the House Mouse

We check out two Republican claims on the stimulus bill and find both are wrong.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, February 13th, 2009 at 04:58 p.m.

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