Monday, January 26th, 2015

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Fact-checking the Jan. 25 Sunday shows

Republicans thinking of running for president in 2016 began their tour of the news shows Sunday. Obama's State of the Union veto threats: most ever?

Obama's State of the Union veto threats: most ever?

President Barack Obama issued several not-so-thinly veiled veto threats to the new Republican-led Congress in his 2015 State of the Union. To CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, it sounded like the most ever.

Fact-checking the Jan. 18 Sunday shows

The Sunday shows previewed President Barack Obama's proposals in Tuesday's State of the Union address with an eye for a possible third presidential run by Mitt Romney.

PunditFact previews the Jan. 18 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast. Help PolitiFact fund its fact-checking of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Wow, thank you! Keep supporting us and here's what we'll do next

Now that we've met our initial $15,000 Kickstarter goal with a few days of fundraising left, we're looking past the State of the Union and into the 2016 primaries. 

Fact-checking the Jan. 11 Sunday shows

As Paris rallied for peace, American leaders answered questions about the United States' risk of a similar terrorist attack. Plus, we sort out more misinformation on the Keystone XL pipeline. Help PolitiFact fund live fact-checking of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.

Charlie Hebdo, Keystone XL on tap for Jan. 11 Sunday shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast. Help PolitiFact fund live fact-checking of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.

No, Fox News didn't include the wrong picture in its Stuart Scott tribute

Plenty of people thought so, but the original claim was a hoax. Help PolitiFact fund live fact-checking of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.

Fact-checking the Jan. 4 news shows

The new year brought a lot of talk about the priorities of the new GOP Congress. Help PolitiFact fund live fact-checking of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.

PunditFact previews the Sunday Jan. 4 shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast. Help PolitiFact fund live fact-checking of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.

Setting the record straight: When did the U.S. free Islamic State leader?

There's been confusion over whether American forces had the leader of the Islamic State group in a detention camp and released him in 2004, or as late as 2009. New interviews from an ISIS commander offer a clearer picture. Help PolitiFact fund a Kickstarter to live fact-check the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.

PunditFact's top 6 fact-checks of 2014

Police shootings stats, immigration and a couple of real wild cards ranked high on your hit parade. We revisit the checks that had the most buzz.

Does the U.S. already have the biggest diplomatic presence in Cuba?

That's what a former Obama Cuba adviser claims.   Fact-checking President Barack Obama's CNN appearance

Fact-checking President Barack Obama's CNN appearance

We fact-checked two claims from President Barack Obama's interview on CNN Sunday.

PunditFact previews the Dec. 21 Sunday shows

PunditFact gives you the first look at the guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.