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.
By Lauren Carroll :: Published on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at 03:26 p.m.
Obama aide claims lots of support. But a sampling of polls show that's a stretch.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, November 2nd, 2009 at 06:38 p.m.
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?
By Robert Farley :: Published on Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 at 06:45 p.m.
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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