We're fact-checking claims from candidates at Thursday night's debate for the Republican presidential nomination.
We check dueling claims from presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:13 a.m.
Last Sunday, Republican presidential candidate and Lady Gaga fan Tim Pawlenty discussed the science behind sexual orientation. We checked whether there's a scientific consensus.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 01:22 p.m.
Gov. Rick Perry won’t be there, but U.S. Rep. Ron Paul will, and we’ll be watching for testable statements.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, June 13th, 2011 at 02:00 p.m.
We've posted new fact-checks of Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, June 13th, 2011 at 01:54 p.m.
We're fact-checking several claims the Texas Republican made during Thursday's presidential debate in South Carolina. Check back to see how he fared on the Truth-O-Meter.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 05:09 p.m.
The South Carolina debate was missing several of the most prominent candidates, but there were still plenty of facts to check.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 09:27 a.m.
Didn't read Tim Pawlenty's new book? We've got a book report for you.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 at 06:03 p.m.
Tim Pawlenty announced a first move toward running for president in 2012. We review a few fact-checks we've already written about him and anticipate many more.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 11:32 a.m.
In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, outgoing Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate, said government has added 590,000 jobs since January 2008. We found he was way off.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 11:27 a.m.
With the tax debate heating up, we review some of the talking points that are just flat wrong.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 at 10:26 a.m.
We fact-check two claims involving the Minnesota governor. Many believe the Republican is eyeing a 2012 run for president.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, July 29th, 2010 at 06:13 p.m.
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