Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Matthew Dowd's file

Dowd

Republican from Texas

Matthew Dowd is a Republican strategist and an ABC News analyst. He has served as chief political strategist to President George W. Bush and as a senior adviser to the Republican National Committee.

Dowd's statements by ruling

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Recent statements involving Matthew Dowd

Mostly True

Actually, presidents are likelier to lose ground after speech

Half-True

Progress on GDP growth and income, but stubborn problems on jobs

Mostly True

On the most recent two polls, he's right

Matthew Dowd
Matthew Dowd

Obama's approval numbers 'are in the low 40s.'

— PolitiFact National

Recent stories featuring Matthew Dowd

Fact-checking Sarah Palin and Nov. 24 Sunday shows

The news of the day was Iran, but that didn't stop the former Alaska governor from talking about the health care law.

Fact-checking the Sunday Nov. 24 shows

The news of the day was Iran, but that didn't stop former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin from talking about the health care law.

How's he doing? On the economy, a mixed bag

Former GOP strategist Matthew Dowd said on ABC's This Week that the economy has "only worsened" since Barack Obama became president. We look at a range of economic statistics to gauge whether he's right.

Looking at unemployment, education, Obama's approval rating

We check claims from a Democrat and a Republican who appeared on ABC's "This Week.''