A new attack ad goes after McCain's role in a lucrative defense contract being awarded to a European company over an American competitor.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Thursday, July 31st, 2008 at 5:39 p.m.
Obama challenges McCain to a duel on taxes, noting he just may be related to legendary frontier lawman Wild Bill Hickok. We step back 60 paces and fire the truth.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 at 7:41 p.m.
Visit wounded troops in Germany and have it painted as a campaign stunt? Or cancel, but leave yourself open to attack?
By Robert Farley :: Published on Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 at 6:48 p.m.
Here's a shocker: Another chain e-mail proves inaccurate. This time, it's an American soldier slamming Obama's visit to Bagram Air Base.
By Alexander Lane :: Published on Monday, July 28th, 2008 at 6:48 p.m.
McCain puts a positive spin on reality with his comments about oil-drilling and hurricanes.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, July 25th, 2008 at 6:29 p.m.
A new TV ad from the conservative group Let Freedom Ring renews the charge that Obama is a flip-flopper. We check the facts.
The Obama campaign is exaggerating with its claim that McCain's tax plan offers nothing for the middle class.
By Adriel Bettelheim :: Published on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 at 6:34 p.m.
Obama goes abroad to tout the wisdom of his policy. We stay home and check his facts.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 at 6:56 p.m.
McCain unleashes multiple attacks on foreign policy on the eve of Obama's overseas trip.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, July 21st, 2008 at 6:58 p.m.
A recent Obama claim got us thinking about issues that always pop up in State of the Union addresses. Test your knowledge here!
By Alexander Lane :: Published on Friday, July 18th, 2008 at 4:23 p.m.
It's an issue the two candidates appear to agree on for the most part, but Obama and McCain have traded charges that the other sold out.
By Adriel Bettelheim :: Published on Thursday, July 17th, 2008 at 6:59 p.m.
McCain adviser Carly Fiorina trips up the Truth-O-Meter when she says many health insurance plans cover Viagra but not birth control. Her candidate trips on the subject, too.
By Kris Hundley :: Published on Wednesday, July 16th, 2008 at 6:52 p.m.
We look at an ad that touts Obama's nuclear record and a chain e-mail that slams it.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 at 7:18 p.m.
This week starts with another flip-flop charge from the McCain camp: that Obama reversed course on warrantless wiretapping.
By Alexander Lane :: Published on Monday, July 14th, 2008 at 5:47 p.m.
An ad from the DNC claims McCain is all over the map on Iraq. We find the ad leaves important context on the cutting room floor.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, July 11th, 2008 at 3:44 p.m.
Some charge Obama with changing positions on withdrawal from Iraq; we cull through the record and find he has been consistent.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, July 10th, 2008 at 5:51 p.m.
Sen. Barack Obama used this summer's Midwest flooding to illustrate his point that the Guard and Reserves are overtaxed. Good point, bad example.
By Stephanie Garry :: Published on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008 at 7:52 p.m.
Blogs and chain e-mails are spreading a Maureen Dowd column that claims the Obama campaign got suspicious contributions from Iran, Saudi Arabia and China. But the column is a fake.
Sen. McCain has been clear about the threat posed by Iran, but it's the experts aren't so sure.
By Alexander Lane :: Published on Monday, July 7th, 2008 at 4:07 p.m.
It's easy to say a candidate flip-flops. But does he? We look at the various claims against John McCain.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, July 3rd, 2008 at 6:31 p.m.
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By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, July 3rd, 2008 at 5:52 p.m.
We examine Wesley Clark's claim that McCain has no executive experience and find that McCain does – and earned high marks.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 at 6:51 p.m.
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