Amending the Constitution is usually toughter than passing laws. But when it comes to Obamacare, things get a bit more complicated.
By Lilly Maier :: Published on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.
Fox analyst Brit Hume said Sunday that President Barack Obama’s decision to start talking about raising the minimum wage and income inequality was a political calculation to shift the discussion away from the health care law. If so, it worked.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, December 8th, 2013 at 5:22 p.m.
A reader sent us a Facebook meme breaking down the Iran nuclear deal reached last month and asked us to take a look at it. We reviewed the complicated agreement and several of its implications for the United States and Iran.
By Steve Contorno :: Published on Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 2:52 p.m.
With a presidential speech on income inequality and strikes by fast-food workers in the news, we fact-check two recent claims about the plight of low-income workers.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, December 5th, 2013 at 10:46 a.m.
We announce the 10 finalists for PolitiFact's Lie of the Year and invite you to cast your ballot in our Readers' Poll.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 11:59 a.m.
Much of our recent correspondence from readers has been about President Barack Obama's health care law. But not all of it. Here's a rundown of some of the comments from readers about our work on other subjects.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Sunday, December 1st, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.
Not every email we get has a spirit of generosity. But we're thankful anyway.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, November 29th, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Quietly, negotiators from 12 nations, including the United States, have been hammering out a major trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. We looked at what it would take to get an agreement through Congress.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, November 29th, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.
As you prepare to break bread, we break down 10 statements from the past year that we found to be topical, entertaining or both. They all earned a True rating on the Truth-O-Meter.
By Steve Contorno :: Published on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 at 4:12 p.m.
We look at a claim from U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., that Republicans have health care solutions to control costs and improve quality. PunditFact looked at CNN commentator Donna Brazile's claim that Republicans don't give people affordable enrollment options.
By Steve Contorno :: Published on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.
Obama’s political opponents are hinting at a "wag the dog" scenario, but there’s no evidence to support that and much to contradict it.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, November 25th, 2013 at 5:49 p.m.
The news of the day was Iran, but that didn't stop the former Alaska governor from talking about the health care law.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, November 24th, 2013 at 4:38 p.m.
Senate Democrats went forward with a "nuclear option" to defuse Republican opposition to President Barack Obama’s nominees. We found a lot of switching sides from where the debate was back in 2005, when the shoe was on the other foot.
We fact-check two ads from the 2014 contest between U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton.
By Julie Kliegman :: Published on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., said the federal deficit could pay "all of the 2013 salaries of every professional baseball player for the next 248 years." Is she right?
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 at 5:43 p.m.
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