Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal stretches the truth about a rail line that might get money from the stimulus.
By Alexander Lane :: Published on Friday, February 27th, 2009 at 5:16 p.m.
Obama's budget says bye-bye to Bush tax cuts for the wealthy.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, February 26th, 2009 at 5:13 p.m.
Michelle Obama dishes the details on the new family pet. It'll likely be a Portuguese Water Dog, which means progress for Promise No. 502.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 at 6:13 p.m.
Obama is trying to use the stimulus bill to buy more hybrids and spark more production from automakers.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 at 7:29 p.m.
Obama promised a three-month moratorium on foreclosures. He hasn't delivered, but others have.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, February 23rd, 2009 at 5:34 p.m.
We find the stimulus bill fulfills Obama's promise for more research into alternative energy sources such as biomass, wind and solar.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, February 20th, 2009 at 3:17 p.m.
We rate how well Obama's foreclosure plan fulfills his campaign promise.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, February 19th, 2009 at 2:47 p.m.
Obama promised to weatherize 1 million homes per year. With a big infusion of money from the economic stimulus, we rate it a Promise Kept.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 at 5:39 p.m.
The economic stimulus bill fulfills or makes progress on about 50 of Obama's campaign promises.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.
We check out two Republican claims on the stimulus bill and find both are wrong.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, February 13th, 2009 at 4:58 p.m.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The withdrawal of Sen. Judd Gregg as Obama's nominee for commerce secretary creates a tricky situation for us. Here's how we're dealing with it.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, February 12th, 2009 at 6:12 p.m.
Get ready to hit the Delete key. Chain e-mails are making a resurgence and landing in your inbox. We check two of them and find they're Pants on Fire wrong.
In our latest mailbag, we get a lively mix of criticism, praise, and a new idea for the Obameter
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 at 12:22 p.m.
Obama says critics are picking on 1 percent of the plan. A Republican lawmaker says only 15 percent of the package will be spent this year. We check the math.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, February 9th, 2009 at 7:17 p.m.
The conservative group Fidelis says David Ogden, Obama's nominee for deputy attorney general, did legal work for Playboy. We find they're right, although it's a stretch to sum him up as a "porn lawyer."
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, February 6th, 2009 at 3:51 p.m.
For two weeks, you've heard claims that the bill includes lots of goodies — millions for Filipino veterans, ACORN and programs for sexually transmitted diseases. We sort out the truth.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, February 5th, 2009 at 4:44 p.m.
The White House maintains there are no earmarks in the stimulus bill. But we find a few.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
Yes, there's a provision in the stimulus bill that would help Filipino veterans from World War II. But it's complicated.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 at 6:51 p.m.
Republican leaders warn the economic stimulus plan would provide billions in funding to such organizations as ACORN. We dig down to see if they are right.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Monday, February 2nd, 2009 at 6:11 p.m.
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