ABC refused opposing ads during Obama's town hall on health care. We explain why.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 at 5:26 p.m.
PolitiFact's video is part of the new YouTube Reporters' Center, a collection of how-to guides for journalists.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, June 29th, 2009 at 9:09 a.m.
Since January, the Minnesota congresswoman is 0 for 5 on our Truth-O-Meter. Her latest ratings involve two ridiculously false statements about the Census.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, June 26th, 2009 at 3:45 p.m.
As Congress considers a cap-and-trade plan, supporters and opponents are citing a dizzying array of cost estimates. We delve into the numbers to see what they really say.
By Catharine Richert :: Published on Thursday, June 25th, 2009 at 6:31 p.m.
Political commentator Keith Olbermann says Rep. Pete Hoekstra's Tweets blew the cover on a "top-secret mission to Iraq." He Tweeted all right. But was the mission top secret?
By Robert Farley :: Published on Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 at 6:45 p.m.
A Georgia congressman contends the war spending bill has more for the IMF than for the wars. We investigate.
By Catharine Richert :: Published on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 at 5:31 p.m.
Sean Hannity says it's possible to game the system with the used car program. We examine the facts to see if it's possible.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Monday, June 22nd, 2009 at 6:03 p.m.
Readers let us know what they think about our latest Truth-O-Meter rulings and give us a few ideas to improve our meters. One suggests a new ruling on the Obameter: Atoned.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, June 19th, 2009 at 5:31 p.m.
Rep. Steny Hoyer says 500 detainees were released from the detention center under President Bush. He's right about the number, but we have a quibble with his wording.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, June 18th, 2009 at 6:28 p.m.
Obama's budget doesn't reflect his promise to double the Peace Corps. But Corps supporters are hopeful Congress will increase funding anyway.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 at 6:15 p.m.
A new ad for Obama's health care plan says 62 percent support a public plan, but that's not the case.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 at 5:56 p.m.
Gay rights groups say the effort to repeal the law has stalled and they're unhappy the Obama administration is defending the law in court.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Monday, June 15th, 2009 at 6:48 p.m.
Sen. John McCain contends President Barack Obama has more czars than the Romanovs did in Russia. We take a stab at counting the Obama czars and then dig into the history books to see if McCain is right.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, June 12th, 2009 at 5:26 p.m.
The Alaska governor says she turned down the money because of federal building code requirements. But we find the federal requirements aren't what she claims.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Thursday, June 11th, 2009 at 6:22 p.m.
We find Obama is right that the government has made a profit on the first bank repayments under the TARP. But some experts are doubtful all bank investments will fare so well.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 at 5:18 p.m.
The Obameter evaluates Obama's progress on promises about signing statements and protections for whistleblowers.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 at 6:44 p.m.
In a fundraising message, Newt Gingrich recycles an old falsehood to suggest that the economic stimulus program would prohibit Boy Scout meetings at schools.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Monday, June 8th, 2009 at 6:54 p.m.
Readers give us spirited feedback on our latest Truth-O-Meter rulings.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, June 5th, 2009 at 4:06 p.m.
We've created a special page where you can see all of our Truth-O-Meter items on the Sotomayor nomination.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, June 4th, 2009 at 1:08 p.m.
The former House speaker earns a Full Flop for his tweet on the Supreme Court nominee.
By Catharine Richert :: Published on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 at 6:08 p.m.
President Barack Obama says the stimulus has "saved or created" 150,000 jobs, but we find little evidence to back up his number.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 at 5:12 p.m.
We find North Korea is right that the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council have indeed conducted nearly all the tests.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Monday, June 1st, 2009 at 5:38 p.m.
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