All stories featuring John Boehner

Checking the GOP response to the State of the Union

Republicans offered some rebuttals to President Obama's State of the Union address. We check their facts.

Tweets from the right: GOP leads in social media

We find John Boehner is right: In the House, Republicans have the lead on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

'Rationing' and other scare words in health debate

Opponents of the health care reform bills in Congress have unleashed a slew of scare words into the debate.

Abortion and the health care reform bill

Critics say the bill would lead to taxpayer-subsidized abortions and abortions at school health clinics. We find that's not true.

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.