Saturday, October 25th, 2014

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PolitiFact's oddest fact-checks of 2012

The Truth-O-Meter has a sense of humor (we swear) so we occasionally do light-hearted or downright odd fact-checks. Here are some of the more unusual fact-checks we did in 2012.

Griffith corrects claim that formaldehyde doesn't cause cancer

The report found sufficient evidence for EPA to conclude that formaldehyde exposure is a cause of cancers of the nose, nasal cavity, and upper throat.

Politicians say the strangest things

We always call the person who made the claim and ask where he or she got the information that his or her statement was based on. Sometimes the answers are a little surprising.