Keith Olbermann's file:
Olbermann

Keith Olbermann is the host of Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC.

Recent statements involving Keith Olbermann

"Subsidies for oil and gas companies make up 88 percent of all federal subsidies. Just cutting the oil and gas subsidies out would save the U.S. government $45 billion every year."

The Treaty of Tripoli signed by President John Adams was "his outreach to Muslims."

A new Republican litmus test "would have resulted in (the GOP) kicking out Ronald Reagan."

Sen. Joe Lieberman's "home state has a public option which covers about 10,000 of its citizens that was introduced by its Republican governor."

For middle-class families under the Baucus plan, "13 percent of what they make could be deducted directly from their paychecks . . . the so-called 'Max Tax.'"

Recent stories featuring Keith Olbermann

Getting the facts straight about the Founding Fathers:

Pundits and politicians get things wrong time and time again when they use the Founding Fathers to support their political views. In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, we review fact-checks from our archives and set the record straight.

Do polls show 'majority support' for health plan?:

Obama aide claims lots of support. But a sampling of polls show that's a stretch.

Keith Olbermann and the 'top secret' Tweet:

Political commentator Keith Olbermann says Rep. Pete Hoekstra's Tweets blew the cover on a "top-secret mission to Iraq." He Tweeted all right. But was the mission top secret?

Sorting out the truth on 'aggressive interrogation':

We examine whether Sen. Lindsey Graham is right about the Geneva Conventions and alleged terrorists, and whether Newt Gingirch flip-flopped on the issue.

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