We examine a debate between Carly Fiorina and Paul Krugman and explore if an increase in government jobs promotes growth in private-sector employment.
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As the campaign heats up, candidates and political groups are incorrectly describing our ratings. We put their claims about the Truth-O-Meter to the Truth-O-Meter.
Paul Krugman, in Austin to keynote an awards ceremony, is a Nobel-winning economist and columnist. He also has a mixed record, leaning to True, on the Truth-O-Meter.
On MSNBC, Al Sharpton called Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign message "fact-free" and then offered up some Texas stats that we've checked before.
With Texas Gov. Rick Perry now running for president, we review our fact-checking on claims about jobs and the Texas economy.
The job numbers for June are worse than expected; we review some recent Truth-O-Meter items on employment.
In the debate over Medicare, pollsters will be keeping an eye on public sentiment.
We fact-check lawmakers, while readers put us in check.
Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell survived his debut on the Texas Truth-O-Meter last week while statements from three legislators, a Democratic activist and a New York Times columnist also rocked the needle. Read on. It's the debut of the PolitiFact Texas Flashback.
Elected officials aren’t the only ones sounding off on Texas politics. We’re lately checking fast balls launched from the Big Apple.
Readers tell us how they would have rated statements (and one suggests a leftish replacement for the Truth-O-Meter).
Woo hoo... sometimes.
A proposal to reduce the deficit drew fire from economist Paul Krugman on This Week with Christiane Amanpour.
On the heels of a draft recommendation from the president's deficit advisory panel, we check the accuracy of several claims about spending and taxes.