Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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Republican from South Dakota

John Thune is a U.S. Senator who represents South Dakota.

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Mailbag: Party conventions edition

As we kicked into high gear for the party conventions, our readers were right there with us, challenging and cheering our work.

Convention speakers throw verbal jabs at Obama

President Barack Obama quipped that Republicans have said some "wonderful" things about him during this week’s national convention in Tampa.

Speakers contrasted the president’s record to GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s. Others claimed Obama has never worked in business and doesn’t want farm kids to do basic chores.

PolitiFact looked at those claims and others.

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Read summaries of some of our latest checks below. Look for a roundup of our fact-checks of Romney’s speech in Saturday’s newspaper.