Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

All stories featuring Jon Kyl

Debate over Planned Parenthood funding moves to Florida

Planned Parenthood, a group that gets federal money to provide health services, has been a focal point of the Washington debate for several months. And now, the debate has filtered down to Tallahassee.

No pants burned, but toilets did flush

No Pants caught On Fire last week, but AJC PolitiFact Georgia did flush a few claims down the toilet. One claim was literally about commodes. A DeKalb County pol said low-flow versions can cost up to $1,000. Sometimes yes, often no, we found. Half True. But after reading others on red-light cameras and unemployment benefits, we reached for the handle and flushed several times.  Want to comment on our rulings? Join us on Twitter and Facebook. You can also get our latest updates there.

Two more fact-checks in the START treaty debate

As Senators decide whether to take up ratification of the START treaty during the lame-duck session, we analyze two more comments by key players in the debate.

Putting the START debate to the Truth-O-Meter

We check a statement by Sen. Jon Kyl in the debate over whether the Senate should ratify a new START nuclear arms treaty.

How both sides play tricks with stimulus numbers

Republicans talk about the money "spent." Democrats say "committed." Both can be right.

Day 1 of Sotomayor hearing: no 'meltdown' yet

We check two statements on Sonia Sotomayor as her confirmation hearings begin.

How Filipino veterans could benefit from stimulus

Yes, there's a provision in the stimulus bill that would help Filipino veterans from World War II. But it's complicated.