Articles from January, 2009
Our readers are not happy with our first Promise Broken for Obama, but one warns us to beware of 'Obama cultists.'
Obama signs a fair pay law — Promise Kept! But no 'sunlight before signing' — Promise Broken!
The president is perplexed when Washington-area schools close because of an ice storm. "As my children pointed out, in Chicago, school is never canceled," he says. We check to see if he's right.
Republicans complain of sculpture gardens, lawn repairs and no time for hearings. We check the facts.
The bill prompts some exaggerated rhetoric and allegations of earmarks. We check the facts — and award our first Pants on Fire for 2009.
We revisit our ruling on the new revolving door policy and conclude Obama's "no lobbyists" pledge has a loophole.
Rep. Eric Cantor says the nonpartisan budget office concluded the Democrats' spending proposals 'won't help the economy grow.' But it's not a report and that's not what it says.
Obama wasted no time checking items off his To Do list, keeping promises on ethics and the Iraq war, and taking a major step toward closing the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center
To mark the presidential inauguration, we review Barack Obama's 510 campaign promises and choose the most significant.
Treasury nominee Timothy Geithner's tax errors will be front and center at his confirmation hearings. We separate the facts from the fiction.
Stimulus bill includes many things Obama promised during the campaign
We scour Obama's position papers and speeches and find Obama made 510 campaign promises. We'll be tracking them with our new Obameter.
With our new feature, we keep an eye on Obama's campaign promises