In an essay, PolitiFact editor Bill Adair explains why facts are important — and why we nitpick.
Each of the candidates running for the Republican nomination for president claims to be a conservative. And each one is -- to a point.
The candidates have been making boasts and attacking each other over who has the most experience. We check their math.
The Republican candidates mixed it up during a lively debate in Orlando. They stretched the truth on crime and defense, while Huckabee was Pants-On-Fire wrong about the Founding Fathers.
The candidates from both parties want to distill the SCHIP debate into nuggets that satisfy their base voters.
Ron Paul has the most libertarian voting record in the presidential field, but some of his claims about his record go too far.
In a New Hampshire debate, the GOP candidates discuss immigration, Iraq and chicken dinners for Guantanamo detainees. Some of their facts aren't quite right.