Articles from July, 2009
Rep. Bill Pascrell said rationing is happening right now because of the high cost of health care. We check his evidence.
Readers sent us a chain e-mail that comments on the House health reform bill page by page. Most of its factual assertions are wrong.
It's double Pants on Fire! day at PolitiFact.com: We check a chain e-mail on illegal immigrants and comments from TV and radio personality Glenn Beck.
Pundits are talking after last week's arrest of African-American scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. We check their facts.
Want to know who's in and who's out in the health care debate? We did the dirty work for you.
Readers take us to task for our items on oil imports, Hamas and incandescent light bulbs.
We check the president's claim about insurance company profits (False) and an unusual one from a health group leader about end-of-life care for seniors (Pants on Fire!).
House Republicans say the government will tell you what kind of stove you can have. Actually, there's more to the story.
Doubters of President Obama's citizenship have gained prominent new voices, but no new facts.
We crank up our Flip-O-Meter and award two Full Flops — one to President Obama and one to Sarah Palin.
Halfway through his first year, we examine President Obama's record on our Obameter and Truth-O-Meter.
With a 1,000-page bill now pending in Congress, we move 10 promises from No Action to In the Works.
Republicans talk about the money "spent." Democrats say "committed." Both can be right.
A left-leaning group says Republican Congressman Adam Putnam was silent after Rush Limbaugh called Sonia Sotomayor a racist. Actually, Putnam spoke up.
We check two statements on Sonia Sotomayor as her confirmation hearings begin.
The attacks against Obama's Supreme Court nominee have generally had some truth to them. But the truth has been exaggerated or twisted, earning a spate of Half True ratings.
Republicans contend the White House promised the stimulus would keep unemployment below 8 or 8.5 percent. We check the facts.
President Obama keeps saying that "we import more oil today than ever before." But it's not true.
A Republican Web ad claims stimulus money bought a bridge to a saloon and paid a city worker to find more stimulus money. But we find the ad distorts the facts.
The Democrats say McConnell opposes jobs, health care for kids and equal pay for women. We conduct a reality check.
It's Fourth of July weekend, so what better time for our readers to sound off?
We address continued Internet speculation on the document.