He says he's kept 70 percent of his promises. But our Obameter says the number is much lower.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 6:29 p.m.
A Milwaukee talk show host claims that the Feingold ad is a fake. PolitiFact Wisconsin goes behind the green screen to find the truth.
Alan Grayson, the pull-no-punches Democrat from Central Florida, has launched a stinging new ad equating his Republican opponent's views to those of the Taliban. PolitiFact Florida takes a look at two of the claims.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 3:52 p.m.
White House adviser David Axelrod tried to attack the GOP agenda on This Week with Christiane Amanpour. We rate his accuracy here.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 11:09 a.m.
Fulfilling our fact-checking manifest destiny, The Oregonian launches PolitiFact Oregon, our seventh state site. And there are more to come.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Sunday, September 26th, 2010 at 6:24 p.m.
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi used a quote by House Minority Leader John Boehner to show how the GOP wants to go back to past economic policies. But Boehner's comment was about social issues.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 1:34 p.m.
Fred Davis is the man behind some of the most widely-viewed viral campaign videos over the past couple years. PolitiFact has weighed in on many of them.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 3:35 p.m.
The president goes two for three on statements about taxes, Wall Street and help for automakers.
We've checked the Minnesota Republican 11 times and she's never scored higher than a False.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 11:28 a.m.
Bill Maher said it might. But we failed to find convincing evidence to support his claim.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 10:02 a.m.
Fiorina is accused of laying off tens of thousands of HP workers and shipping jobs overseas at the same time her salary tripled and perks expanded.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, September 17th, 2010 at 4:42 p.m.
No one said the presidency was easy! We report the latest on closing Guantanamo, stopping extreme rendition, enforcing paygo rules, and ending the abuse of supplemental war budgets.
Republican John Dennis scored a viral video hit with his Wizard of Oz themed ad, which casts his opponent, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in the role of the Wicked Witch of the West. We check a claim in the ad that taxpayers pay $18,000 a month for Pelosi's district office in downtown San Francisco.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.
The new head of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers answers questions on "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" -- and makes his debut with the Truth-O-Meter.
The White House says the Republican leader changed his position on the tax cuts. We find it's not much of a change.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 5:23 p.m.
We check some of the worst distortions in the immigration debate.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 3:01 p.m.
With Democrats facing tough 2010 midterm elections, Obama attacks Republicans in two speeches.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 6:39 p.m.
Claims about beheadings in Arizona, a bogus Charlie Crist endorsement and something Condi Rice never said earn Pants on Fire ratings.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 5:51 p.m.
Some political analysts say there are similarities between the recession Reagan faced in 1982 and the one President Obama faces today. We check the facts on a claim about unemployment.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 at 4:43 p.m.
Our new viewer's guide tells you what to expect from the impending avalanche of campaign ads. You'll see candidates attacked for being lobbyists and insiders pretending to be outsiders.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 6:00 a.m.
We add our sixth state to the PolitiFact network, a partnership with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. And we've got more state sites to announce soon.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Sunday, September 5th, 2010 at 6:00 a.m.
Readers sound off on our latest fact-checks about the New York City mosque, government spending and Glenn Beck.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, September 3rd, 2010 at 6:09 p.m.
The Democratic talking point that Republicans want to "privatize Social Security" has been a potent attack since 2005, when it helped defeat a proposal from President Bush. Now Democrats are using it against Republican candidates.
Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Joe Sestak have beat up on each other with advertisements over tax policy. We sort through the charges.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 at 5:17 p.m.
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