Sunday, February 1st, 2015

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Fact-checking the 2015 Super Bowl

We look at whether the cold could deflate footballs and if the game sparks a spike in human trafficking. 

PunditFact checks in on the cable news channels

MSNBC and CNN have improved ever so slightly on PunditFact's TV network scorecards, while Fox News has moved a touch in the opposite direction.   Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated More State of the Union and responses coverage

Mailbag: Bread bag edition

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, recalled wearing bread bags to keep her shoes dry when growing up in rural Iowa. This prompted a flood of memories by PolitiFact readers. Here are recollections from those who did much the same -- and some who didn't.

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Get the Truth-O-Meter in your inbox by signing up for our semi-regular email newsletter. It's a great way to keep up with PolitiFact and PunditFact.   Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated More State of the Union and responses coverage

PunditFact fact-checks the Jan. 25 news shows

Republicans thinking of running for president in 2016 began their tour of the news shows Sunday. Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated Joni Ernst's bread bags: Iowans give us their take

Joni Ernst's bread bags: Iowans give us their take

Republicans put forward freshman Sen. Joni Ernst to respond to the State of the Union. She started with a childhood memory that got people talking.   Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated All of our fact-checks from the State of the Union and reactions

Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated

We combed through every line in Obama's 2015 State of the Union. Learn the facts behind the speech. Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated PolitiFact's live blog for the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response  

PolitiFact's live blog for the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response

We live-blogged President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech and the Republican response from U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa. Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated 

Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated

Learn the facts behind Sen. Joni Ernst's 2015 GOP response to the State of the Union.  

Fact-checking the 2015 State of the Union and GOP Response

PolitiFact's coverage of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.      

PunditFact fact-checks the Jan. 18 news shows

Tax rates for the wealthy and the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage dominated Sunday news shows. Help PolitiFact fund fact-checking of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Wow, thanks! Keep supporting us and here's what we'll do next

Now that we've met our initial $15,000 Kickstarter goal with a few days of fundraising left, we're looking past the State of the Union and into the 2016 primaries. 

Fact-checking U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's book 'American Dreams'

The senator from Florida (and a potential 2016er) has a new book out. We fact-checked three statements from it about welfare, education and government regulation.   Help fund PolitiFact’s Kickstarter to live fact-check the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response. 

Help fund our live fact-checking of the 2015 State of the Union

We're very close to our goal!    PunditFact fact-checks the Jan. 11 news shows

PunditFact fact-checks the Jan. 11 news shows

As world leaders and Parisians marched against terrorism Sunday, American politicians focused on what last week's attacks on a satirical newspaper and hostages at a grocery store mean for security at home. Help PolitiFact fund live fact-checking of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.