Articles from October, 2013

Oops: 'If you like your health insurance, you can keep it'

Obama’s old comments come back to haunt him as the health care law enters a critical point of implementation. We review our key fact-checks on the issue.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, October 31st, 2013 at 3:45 p.m.

Judging Wendy Davis

We saw flaws in two recent claims critical of Davis--one about abortion, the other about taxes.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, October 25th, 2013 at 2:26 p.m.

Ted Cruz stirs Truth-O-Meter

Obamacare-battling Ted Cruz, of late the most prominent Texan in Congress, had some recent claims come out on the not-so-fast end of the Truth-O-Meter.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 11:31 a.m.

UPDATED: Government shutdown shuttered House’s “official” laundry

Roger Williams alerted us to a shuttered congressional laundry. But it's reopened.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 7:46 a.m.

Ten questions about the debt ceiling

Confused about what the debt ceiling is? As the government hurtles toward a possible default, here is an FAQ by PolitiFact's national staff about the debt ceiling and why it's important to every American.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Sunday, October 13th, 2013 at 6:20 a.m.

Live chat on Obama and doctored photos

Highlights of our first online live chat: Multiple mentions of Obama and a chance to recap a doctored photo.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 at 3:59 p.m.

Republican brawl for lite guv keeping Truth-O-Meter busy

The Texas race for lieutenant governor won’t top the 2014 ballot. But might it prove No. 1 with curious claims to check?

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, October 7th, 2013 at 11:03 a.m.

Anita Perry echoes abortion claim by Carly Fiorina

Perry, like Fiorina, understates the countries that permit abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, October 4th, 2013 at 4:15 p.m.

Wendy Davis v. the Truth-O-Meter

Wendy Davis declared today that she's running for governor, first by email. She’s already got a Truth-O-Meter report card.

By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 at 4:51 p.m.

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