Articles from January, 2010
At a Republican retreat, the president says he'd like to see "any independent fact-checker out there" examine claims by the GOP and himself. We accept the challenge.
Republicans offered some rebuttals to President Obama's State of the Union address. We check their facts.
President Barack Obama delivers his first State of the Union address, and the Republicans deliver a rebuttal. We check the facts.
The president says the decision allows foreign corporations to spend unlimited amounts in U.S. political efforts. But the court didn't say that.
We find John Boehner is right: In the House, Republicans have the lead on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.
The vice president overstates how often filibusters are used.
A chain e-mail written by a former attorney challenges the constitutionality of Democratic health care bills. We explore the arguments and debunk a couple of its claims.
Obama promised to "turn the page on the ugly partisanship" of Washington. But after a year in office, it's still ugly.
We examine how the new president has fared on the Truth-O-Meter in his first year in office.
One year into the Obama presidency, we explore how his campaign promises have fared on our Obameter.
We launch our first state site in a partnership with the Austin American-Statesman.
Candidate Obama promised to offset the cost of his national service plan with tax law changes and savings from the Iraq war. But he hasn't done so.
We've updated several dozen campaign promises this week as we get close to the one-year mark of Obama's presidency. Here's a sampling.
The New York mayor says most people working in finance earn just $70,000-80,000 per year. We check the numbers.
Obama said he would require competition for all contracts over $25,000, but he hasn't done so.
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist rekindles a complaint that health care talks have occurred behind closed doors. We find he's right.
We check the polls to see if a columnist is right that Glenn Beck has better numbers than the pope.
The former vice president says President Obama won't admit the United States is at war with terrorists. But a check of Obama's speeches indicates the president has said that many times.