Articles from November, 2012
It's time to choose the Lie of the Year--and PolitiFact in Washington seeks your help.
Michael McCaul has a short PolitiFact report card, including a baby doll claim.
We’re getting closer to rating the fulfillment, or not, of all of Rick Perry’s 2010 campaign promises.
Find yourself sitting beside a relative who has sent you lots of chain emails? Here's PolitiFact's annual guide on what to say. Stash it under the green bean casserole (or JELL-O) until you need it.
Texas can’t secede, we’ve noted. That hasn’t kept residents from signing a petition.
Critics harrumph that fact-checking doesn't work because politicians keep lying. But politicians aren't our audience. Voters are.
Sen.-elect Ted Cruz of Texas already has a Truth-O-Meter report card. So do Sens.-elect Tammy Baldwin, the Wisconsin Democrat who defeated a former governor to win a Senate seat, and Tim Kaine, the Virginia Democrat who bested a fellow former governor.
What a Texas ballot! And just in time for Election Day, we’re piling up our related fact checks.
If you've followed the campaign, you've heard a version of it: To pay for Obamacare, President Barack Obama would harm seniors by cutting $716 billion from Medicare. What started with obscure congressional debate and a few media mentions has now been repeated by dozens — maybe hundreds — of politicians.
PolitiFact in Washington has identified some whoppers.