John McCain's surprising choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his vice presidential nominee gives PolitiFact a fresh face. We start by digging into her resume.
By Amy Hollyfield :: Published on Friday, August 29th, 2008 at 6:55 p.m.
In a Denver football stadium, Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination. We check his facts.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, August 28th, 2008 at 11:25 p.m.
We're introducing a mobile version of PolitiFact specially designed for your iPhone.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, August 28th, 2008 at 3:07 p.m.
As the Democrats increase their attacks on McCain, they're getting some facts wrong. But McCain and the RNC are also distorting the truth.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 at 11:53 p.m.
Democrats pump up the rhetoric on Day 2 of their convention in Denver.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 at 11:38 p.m.
As the Democratic convention gets underway in Denver, we examine claims from Obama, his wife, Michelle, running mate Joe Biden and the party platform.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, August 25th, 2008 at 11:35 p.m.
An analysis of our Truth-O-Meter rulings finds the candidates have been telling more whoppers since summer began.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Sunday, August 24th, 2008 at 4:57 p.m.
Joe Biden returns to the main stage as Barack Obama's vice presidential pick. We review his Truth-O-Meter rulings from the Democratic primary and two from his debut on the ticket.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 at 9:59 p.m.
We're celebrating two milestones: our first birthday and the publication of our 600th item.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, August 22nd, 2008 at 2:58 p.m.
The Obama Nation gets a lot wrong and relies on innuendo to make its case.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 at 6:13 p.m.
Critics claim McCain flip-flopped on torture by voting against a bill to limit CIA tactics, but a review of his statements reveals consistent opposition.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Tuesday, August 19th, 2008 at 1:44 p.m.
A chain e-mail is right that Obama replaced an American flag on the tail of his plane with his campaign logo, but the flag was really a corporate logo.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, August 15th, 2008 at 5:31 p.m.
A spate of recent Obama ads use fine print footnotes to back up attacks on McCain. How much stock should you put in them?
By Robert Farley :: Published on Thursday, August 14th, 2008 at 5:42 p.m.
McCain has championed his role in bringing lobbyist Jack Abramoff to justice. Now, allegations that McCain is raising money through an Abramoff associate hit hard.
By Alexander Lane :: Published on Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 at 5:53 p.m.
Obama hits McCain in the heart of Harley country with a radio ad that targets McCain's opposition to "Buy American" restrictions.
By Bart Jansen :: Published on Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 at 5:11 p.m.
An new ad from Obama distorts the details of McCain's tax plans.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, August 11th, 2008 at 6:21 p.m.
We sort through the Obama tire-pressure controversy and figure out what's true -- and what's not
By Alexander Lane :: Published on Friday, August 8th, 2008 at 2:50 p.m.
A new McCain ad bends the truth to argue that Obama will raise taxes.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, August 8th, 2008 at 11:39 a.m.
The Obama campaign says McCain opposes a new bipartisan energy proposal because it has tax hikes for oil companies. Not so fast there — McCain's crew says he intends to look it over first.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, August 7th, 2008 at 6:15 p.m.
Wondering if a candidate has flip-flopped? Just check our new Flip-O-Meter, which grades whether candidates have made No Flip, a Half Flip — or a Full Flop.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 at 3:18 p.m.
Just in time for summer, anonymous e-mailers send out a new twist on an old favorite: Barack Obama will raise your taxes! We find numerous inaccuracies.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, August 4th, 2008 at 6:26 p.m.
Obama's town hall focuses on economic issues; protesters add to the mix.
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