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Political parties play games with votes during government shutdown

As the American public waits out the government shutdown, campaign committees put out distorted attacks about what’s happening in Congress.

By Jon Greenberg, Kaitlin Mulhere :: Published on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.

Are Americans flocking to low-tax states?

A recent tweet by the Republican National Committee said that "Americans are fleeing tax-and-spend states" like California for states that are fiscally conservative. It's become a meme repeated nationwide. But what does the data show?

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 at 03:06 p.m.

Ad Watch: GOP accuses Obama of breaking vows to improve economy

"Today I'm pledging to cut the deficit we inherited by half by the end of my first term in office," President Barack Obama said on Feb. 23, 2009.

By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.

Romney, RNC correct about Obama golfing, jobs meetings

The RNC and Mitt Romney say that over the past six months President Barack Obama had time for fundraisers and golf, but there were no meetings of his jobs council. We check the numbers and find they are on target.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 05:06 p.m.

Checking the RNC ad 'welcoming' Obama to Scranton

The Republican National Committee used President Barack Obama's trip to Scranton, Pa., to resurrect a speech he'd made there in early 2008. But do the numbers in the RNC's Web ad support its criticism of the president?

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 at 04:30 p.m.

No insurance? Beware of the tax man!

To get everyone into the health care system, Democrats propose a tax on the uninsured. Think the Republicans will like that?

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 06:41 p.m.

Getting the facts about Sonia Sotomayor

We explore some of the early claims about Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 at 06:44 p.m.

Economic barrage

In new TV ads, McCain and Obama make claims about taxes and Fannie Mae. We find they're both exaggerating.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 at 06:52 p.m.

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