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It's Promise Week!

By Bill Adair
Published on Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 10:58 a.m.

You've heard of Shark Week, Fashion Week and Biker Week. We're declaring this Promise Week and publishing updates to the Obameter and the GOP Pledge-O-Meter.

We've posted several promises that we have either rated for the first time or have updated. So far, we've updated President Barack Obama's promises to create clean coal partnerships, to mandate insurance coverage of autism, to create a community college partnership program and to organize a successful nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review conference.

Meanwhile, on the GOP front, we've rated promises to keep detainees at Guantanamo Bay, to allow the purchase of health insurance across state lines and to increase access to domestic energy sources.

To see all our ratings of promises, go to the Obameter and the GOP Pledge-O-Meter.

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