On Good Morning America, she gives an overinflated measure for small business owners getting a tax increase.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 06:33 p.m.
In the past few months, PolitiFact has explored claims likening Social Security to a Ponzi scheme. Strong reader interest in our look at the topic — 100-plus comments on the PolitiFact Facebook page — reminds us that Social Security draws heat.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 10:54 a.m.
Memories of the 2010 election may be fading, but the Truth-O-Meter abides. Politicians take liberties with the truth in all seasons. Reporters at AJC PolitiFact Georgia will test their truthiness through the winter holidays and beyond. Last week we paused to make room for other election coverage. This means today's roundup includes only three items. Enjoy. And join us on Twitter and Facebook for our latest updates.
By Willoughby Mariano :: Published on Sunday, November 7th, 2010 at 06:00 a.m.
We've checked the Minnesota Republican 11 times and she's never scored higher than a False.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 11:28 a.m.
Before we sink into full-blown summer — abundant with fresh statements to test, we hope — let’s unload our mailbag. It’s too heavy to carry through July. These reader notes are edited for length and style.
By :: Published on Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 06:00 a.m.
Could we resist fact-checking the most quotable firebrands of the right and the left when they appeared together on CNN? No, we could not.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, March 4th, 2010 at 07:06 p.m.
Rep. Michele Bachmann says three days isn't enough to read the big health care bill. We ask experts how long a typical person would take to read the 1,000 pages.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 at 06:46 p.m.
Since January, the Minnesota congresswoman is 0 for 5 on our Truth-O-Meter. Her latest ratings involve two ridiculously false statements about the Census.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, June 26th, 2009 at 03:45 p.m.
A Minnesota congresswoman suggests incorrectly that the treasury secretary wants to dump the dollar.
By Alexander Lane :: Published on Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 at 12:12 p.m.
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