House debate on an abortion bill raised the issue of how often rapes result in pregnancy.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 at 12:35 p.m.
A freshman lawmaker said he’s ready to accept President Barack Obama’s "apology" for spending 30 times as much on climate-change research as on weather forecasting and warning. Are his numbers right?
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, June 17th, 2013 at 11:20 a.m.
Chain emails about the health care law are zooming to an inbox near you. Are they accurate? Not so much.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 2:31 p.m.
With the recent revelations about National Security Agency surveillance of phone and Internet traffic, some are wondering how much President Barack Obama has reversed course since he was a presidential candidate. So we took a look back.
By Caroline Houck :: Published on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 11:22 a.m.
PolitiFact Texas has checked a claim by an advocacy group that the IRS didn't primarily target conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. But the claim didn't hold up.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 at 11:24 a.m.
The political world has been focused on scandalmania in Washington. Our readers have, too.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, June 10th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
People are talking about the Internal Revenue Service and its targeting of tea party groups. We factcheck two recent statements.
By Jon Greenberg :: Published on Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 12:42 p.m.
Long before this week's revelations about the Obama administration's efforts to seek phone records, the two Democratic senators warned that the administration was going too far.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, June 6th, 2013 at 11:42 a.m.
Republican lawmakers accuse President Barack Obama of trying to "pack" the court -- a phrase that invokes the 1937 proposal by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to increase the size of the Supreme Court by as many as five justices. Is there substance to the charge? We turned to American history in search of answers.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 at 11:32 a.m.
Votes on gun background checks are being turned into TV ads around the country. We look more closely at the details behind the amendments fueling the debate.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 11:54 a.m.
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By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 9:41 a.m.
The Minnesota Republican kept the Truth-O-Meter busy. Accuracy was an issue, but her statements were always interesting!
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 11:32 a.m.
Our fact-checking partner in Australia teams up with the network Channel 7 to bring fact-checking reports to TV.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 10:27 a.m.
Claims about the IRS and the controversy over Benghazi have kept the Truth-O-Meter busy.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Friday, May 24th, 2013 at 5:48 p.m.
We looked at two claims -- one by a Republican lawmaker, one by a Democratic lawmaker -- that go to the heart of whether the IRS is too fearsome, or not doing enough.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 4:32 p.m.
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