Thursday, November 27th, 2014

The most recent articles on PunditFact

Can't keep politics off the Thanksgiving table? PolitiFact helps keep it accurate

Thanksgiving is a time for good food, good football ... and cranky relatives who spend too much time reading political conspiracies on the Internet. Here's PolitiFact's guide to spotting inaccurate political statements at the dinner table -- and how to rebut them.

Fact-checking claims about race and Ferguson

The grand jury's decision not to seek charges against officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown set off a new wave of violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., as well as more punditry. Here's our roundup of fact-checks, old and new. 

Fact-checking the Nov. 23 shows

President Barack Obama returned to the Sunday shows two weeks after his last appearance to defend his recent executive action on immigration. GOP pundits decried his decision as opening "Pandora's box."

PunditFact previews the Nov. 23 Sunday news 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.  

Jonathan Gruber mentions on TV: Fox News 779, MSNBC 79

Coverage of a 2013 video showing MIT professor and Obamacare adviser Jonathan Gruber talking about the "stupidity" of American voters has varied greatly by cable network, a review of closed captioning information shows.

PunditFact fact-checks the Nov. 16 news shows

Pundits debated the merits and the politics of the Keystone XL pipeline. Also: Fact-checking the TV networks.

PunditFact previews the Nov. 16 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.

Fact-checking claims about the GOP agenda

With the 2014 midterms in the rearview mirror, pundits are looking ahead to what a GOP-controlled Congress might do. We fact-checked two recent claims.  

Fact-checking Barack Obama on the Nov. 9 Sunday shows

President Barack Obama gave a rare Sunday morning interview to CBS' "Face the Nation." 

PunditFact previews the Nov. 9 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.

Herman Cain wrong on Obamacare claim

Herman Cain’s longshot 2012 Republican presidential bid may be long over, but he’s continued to opine on national affairs. Take, for example, his recent blog post titled, "Nine facts Democrats don't want you to hear before you vote tomorrow."  

Fact-checking the Nov. 2 news shows

The talk Sunday was all about Tuesday's midterm elections and the fate of the U.S. Senate.

PunditFact previews the Nov. 2 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.

Fact-checks about Ebola funding, Army Ebola training

Claims about the Ebola outbreak keep coming, and so do our fact-checks.

Fact-checking the Oct. 26 news shows

The Sunday shows continued to discuss Ebola, but they also looked ahead to 2016. • A few words to those who think George Will was right about Ebola going airborne through a sneeze • Top 5 falsehoods about Ebola