Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Sixteen Democratic convention fact checks (and counting)

Delegates hold up "Thank You" signs during day three of DNC in Charlotte on Thursday. President Obama's nomination acceptance speech was aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term.
Delegates hold up "Thank You" signs during day three of DNC in Charlotte on Thursday. President Obama's nomination acceptance speech was aimed at convincing voters that a slow economic recovery will accelerate if they give him a second term.

As Barack Obama accepted the 2012 Democratic presidential nomination, PolitiFact researchers had completed some 16 fact checks of Democratic officeholders.

PolitiFact Texas pitched in with the pair of Truth-O-Meter articles posted to the right.

Punch line: Poke through the pile -- from a claim by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick through some by President Bill Clinton to another by former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm -- starting here.

Bet on more in the offing.