Articles from March, 2014

Fact-checking the March 30 Sunday shows

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

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.

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.

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.

Mitt Romney returns (again) to the Sunday show lineup

The 2012 GOP nominee for president will be on "Face the Nation" Sunday, where he's likely to criticize President Barack Obama over foreign policy.

Road to the pundit Final Four

There's a bracket for everything, right? So here's a bracket we created featuring 16 pundits.

Napolitano, Stewart debate the Civil War

In proof that the past is never settled business, Daily Show host Jon Stewart and Judge Andrew Napolitano of Fox News threw down last week over whether the Civil War needed to happen.We fact-checked several of their claims.

Fact-checking the March 16 Sunday shows

Guests on the Sunday shows used polling information to back up their points. We decided to dive into the crosstabs.

March 16 shows to talk latest news on Ukraine, missing Malaysian plane

The Sunday shows bring in top-ranking members of Congress and experts in national security and transportation to dissect the week's biggest news stories abroad. PunditFact will be watching and listening for facts to check. Follow our coverage on Twitter.

What is a pundit?

A question we've been hearing a lot is who exactly is a pundit, and who isn't. See our definition.

Fact-checking the March 9 Sunday shows

Discussions covered a missing Malaysian airliner, the Conservative Political Action Conference and continuing turmoil in Ukraine.

Ukraine, CPAC focus of March 9 Sunday shows

U.S. Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz are some of the GOP headliners we expect to hear from on the heels of the Conservative Political Action Conference.

A fact-checker’s guide to the crisis in Ukraine

The events happening in Ukraine are unfolding quickly and so is the political rhetoric. We summarize six recent fact-checks from PolitiFact and PunditFact.

Fact-checking the March 2 news shows

Russia's military intervention in Ukraine had pundits and politicians talking. They had their facts straight, we found.