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7 things pundits got wrong about health care

We've checked seven statements from pundits about the health care law in the past 30 days. No one said anything close to true.

By Katie Sanders :: Published on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 1:52 p.m.

Is IRS Obama's Watergate?

Fox's George Will says the IRS' practice of scrutinizing tea party groups applying for nonprofit status rises to the level of Watergate. We review the evidence.

By Katie Sanders :: Published on Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 9:05 a.m.

What's old is new again: Fact-checking claims about the Civil War and slavery

Pundits have gone back into history to make several claims recently about slavery and the Civil War.

By Jon Greenberg :: Published on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 1:55 p.m.

Fact-checking the April 13 news shows

Laura Ingraham and James Carville debated the Affordable Care Act on ABC's "This Week."

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 3:01 p.m.

The RAND health insurance report: A guide

A RAND survey on the insurance market has been quoted selectively. Our guide shows what it really said.

By Jon Greenberg, Katie Sanders :: Published on Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 4:10 p.m.

PunditFact partners with The Daily Beast

Starting Sunday April 13, The Daily Beast will begin publishing PunditFact’s analysis of the weekly Sunday news shows. The analysis, which also will be available on PunditFact.com, has become a staple of PunditFact’s weekly work.

By Katie Sanders :: Published on Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 2:09 p.m.

And the PunditFact Madness winner is ...

After more than 3,500 votes, we have the winner in our first-ever PunditFact Madness bracket challenge. Donna Brazile takes home the top prize.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

Fact-checking the April 6 news shows

A pair of politicians debated gun policies on military bases in the wake of the second Fort Hood shooting, while a conservative pundit wanted to talk Obamacare poll numbers.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at 6:07 p.m.

Sunday preview: Fort Hood, CIA interrogation report and campaign money

Once again, Fort Hood was the scene of a deadly rampage. It raises troubling questions for the military and psychological toll of war.

By Jon Greenberg :: Published on Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 2:34 p.m.

PunditFact Madness Final: Brazile vs. Roberts

You narrowed the field down from 16 to the final 2 -- Donna Brazile and Cokie Roberts. Now pick your favorite.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 10:33 a.m.

PunditFact Madness Final 4

Just four pundits remain in our first-ever bracket challenge. Vote for your favorites now.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 11:51 a.m.

Fact-checking the March 30 Sunday shows

Rudy Giuliani appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" to defend New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. 

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, March 30th, 2014 at 6:20 p.m.

March 30 shows take on NSA reforms, Obamacare and Ukraine

Will Congress pick up on Obama's plan to put the brakes on NSA metadata warehousing? Sunday talkers chew on that, along with Obamacare and next steps in the tug-of-war with Russia over Ukraine.

By Jon Greenberg :: Published on Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 12:27 p.m.

PunditFact Madness Elite 8

George Will and Peggy Noonan were bounced in the first round of voting. Now we're down to the Final 8. Find out who made the cut and how to vote.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 10:18 a.m.

Fact-checking the March 23 Sunday shows

Mitt Romney returned to CBS' "Face the Nation" to talk about Russia, while actor Matt Damon told an ABC audience about the need for clean water in the developing world.

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 at 5:36 p.m.

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