An ominous ad about Greg Abbott and a salesman-rapist led our fact checks sparking the most reader interest in August.
Two years passed between PolitiFact Texas fact checks of Sarah Palin; the latest pair had to do with Palin’s critique of the indictments of Gov. Rick Perry.
The former Alaska governor weighs in, with mixed results, on Gov. Rick Perry's indictment in Texas. Sen. Rand Paul, meanwhile, talks about the increasing militarization of America's civilian police forces -- all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
The news of the day was Iran, but that didn't stop the former Alaska governor from talking about the health care law.
The news of the day was Iran, but that didn't stop former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin from talking about the health care law.
Palin’s Texas visit boosting Cruz gave us a new claim for the Truth-O-Meter: Is one in seven U.S. families on food stamps?
Heading into the Texas primary runoffs, we’ve stacked up about a dozen related fact-checks. Meantime, a Sarah Palin check is in the works.
With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the health care law, we name the top 5 False and Pants on Fire claims.
With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?
Rush Limbaugh’s mischaracterizations of a law student made waves, prompting some critics to say that comedian Bill Maher’s descriptions of Sarah Palin and others were made in a similarly rebukable vein.
As former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin takes herself out of the running for the Republican nomination, we look back at her record on the Truth-O-Meter.
Sarah Palin took a break from her family vacation/ "One Nation" bus tour of America to do an interview with Fox News' Greta Van Susteren. We found the truth was apparently also on vacation.
Since the attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson, firearms and violence have dominated the national discussion. We put three claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
With Congress debating whether to extend the Bush tax cuts, there have been lots of claims about public opinion and who is responsible for the cuts expiring. We check claims from Sarah Palin and John Boehner.
With the tax debate heating up, we review some of the talking points that are just flat wrong.
We temper emotional appeals over the proposed mosque near Ground Zero with a few fact-checks.
We check Sarah Palin's claim that Democrats don't have a plan.
Sarah Palin's note on her hand said $3.8 trillion, but that's not the Democratic plan.
Sarah Palin suggested on Fox News Sunday that there was something unusual and sinister about oil industry donations to President Obama's campaign. We looked into it.
As the deadline to file tax forms approached, politicians talked taxes and we checked their math.