Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

All stories featuring John Boehner

PolitiFact sniffs out distortions in GOP video

A Republican Web ad claims stimulus money bought a bridge to a saloon and paid a city worker to find more stimulus money. But we find the ad distorts the facts.

Boehner has said no to earmarks

We find the House Republican leader can rightfully claim a pure record on earmarks.

The continuing kerfuffle over earmarks

We explore whether the Democratic figure for earmarks is unrealistically low and what exactly President Obama promised during the campaign. 

Could ACORN reap windfall from stimulus bill?

Republican leaders warn the economic stimulus plan would provide billions in funding to such organizations as ACORN. We dig down to see if they are right.