Articles from November, 2009
We check out Lou Dobb's recent interview on Telemundo to determine if he's changed his views on illegal immigration.
Readers share their thoughts on the public option, Obama's Nobel, and pundits Glenn Beck and Rachel Maddow.
We look at the promises we've deemed the most significant and see where they stand.
Readers tell us what they think about Sarah Palin, the Copenhagen Treaty and health care reform.
We fact-check two statements from a Republican congressman about stimulus spending.
A chain e-mail claims the cap-and-trade bill would require people to retrofit their homes for energy efficiency. We find -- surprise! -- the chain e-mail is wrong.
Republican Orrin Hatch says the Democratic health care bill is longer than War and Peace . We count the words.
An American Studies professor listed 90 accomplishments of the Obama administration and sent it to some Democratic friends, but the list went viral. We take a look to see if it's accurate.
In a single project on Recovery.gov, we found good info, but also a lack of context and a major clerical error.
We check Ed Rendell's claim that the Stupak amendment would bar employees of small businesses that receive tax credits from getting abortion coverage.
We examine Sarah Palin's claims on the Reagan recession, cap and trade and the McCain tactics on ACORN.
We examine Sarah Palin's book Going Rogue and put it to the Truth-O-Meter.
We examine some of the claims about vaccines being given to detainees at the camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez said the House of Representatives does not have a majority for abortion rights. We check her math.
We add promises on reproductive care and allowing people to shop for health plans like members of Congress. Both get rated Stalled.
Abortion opponents put greater restrictions in the House bill. We sort out the details.
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We've created a game based on the health care debate! Just mark off a square each time you hear one of these falsehoods!
Our handy guide to the Republican alternative on health care reform.
A Republican rebuttal to the House health care bill includes a number of distortions.
One year after Barack Obama declared victory in Grant Park in Chicago, he's earned a mixed record on our Obameter.
Obama aide claims lots of support. But a sampling of polls show that's a stretch.