In an essay, PolitiFact editor Bill Adair explains why facts are important — and why we nitpick.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, November 30th, 2007 at 04:39 p.m.
Each of the candidates running for the Republican nomination for president claims to be a conservative. And each one is -- to a point.
By Wes Allison :: Published on Tuesday, November 27th, 2007 at 03:23 p.m.
The candidates have been making boasts and attacking each other over who has the most experience. We check their math.
By Michael Van Sickler :: Published on Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 at 05:13 p.m.
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.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, October 19th, 2007 at 04:43 p.m.
The candidates from both parties want to distill the SCHIP debate into nuggets that satisfy their base voters.
By David Baumann :: Published on Monday, October 15th, 2007 at 05:42 p.m.
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.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, September 6th, 2007 at 04:16 p.m.
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