Articles from March, 2008

Manipulating the bill counts

A chain e-mail uses apples-to-oranges comparisons to assert that Obama is a more active senator than Clinton.

FACT SHEET: Clinton. Obama. Their bills.

We compare the legislative accomplishments of the Democratic candidates.

President Clinton again on attack

Former President Bill Clinton claims Sen. Barack Obama "said one thing and did another" by accepting lobbyist money.

Gravel: I'm not dead yet

In an exclusive interview with PolitiFact, the former Alaska senator confirms his status in the presidential campaign.

100 years of latitude

It's all over the news that Sen. Barack Obama claims Sen. John McCain will let the war in Iraq go on for 100 years. Obama is taking liberties with what McCain said, as we told you weeks ago.

Trip details trip Clinton

Video footage shows meet-and-greet but no snipers on First Lady's 1996 Bosnia trip

Chain e-mail fudges tax numbers

A chain e-mail on taxes makes a lot of points, not all of them right.

It's Lieberman to the rescue

Sen. John McCain makes two gaffes during a trip overseas, but thankfully, good pal Sen. Joe Lieberman is there to bail him out.

'McSame' ad goes three for four

An ad says McCain mimics Bush on Iraq, taxes, oil and health care. We say not on oil.

Obama and Israel

In his AIPAC speech, Obama said chain e-mails have been distorting his position on Israel. In this article, we examine some of the charges and whether there is any truth to them.

Keystone attacks

The Pennsylvania primary is six weeks away, but the charges have been flying fast and furiously. We check the facts on some claims.

Ready for the 3 a.m. call?

Clinton says she's skilled at foreign affairs because of her work as first lady on Northern Ireland, China and Kosovo. We check the facts to see what she did.

Obama's 20 years of experience

We examine Barack Obama's resume and find 20 years of public service work.

Campaign finance: Deal or no deal?

Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama are engaged in a battle on the validity of a March 2007 agreement to accept public financing — and its $84.1-million limit — for the general election.