We review some of our scariest fact-checks and find the Truth-O-Meter is burning brighter than a jack-o-lantern.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Sunday, October 30th, 2011 at 11:10 a.m.
We are partnering with the Poynter Institute for joint projects and educational programs.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 7:52 a.m.
We take our first look at the bipartisan congressional panel charged with finding $1.5 trillion in deficit reduction by Thanksgiving.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 5:41 p.m.
We asked for reader comments on our rating of a claim by Vice President Joe Biden about crime statistics in Flint, Mich. Here's a sampling of what we received.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 at 6:50 p.m.
An Internet post claims that Republicans in Congress have offered "zero" bills on "job creation." But as it turns out, that's because the non-partisan congressional office that labels bills isn't using a category called "job creation."
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 at 11:47 a.m.
Did Rubio's parents come to America following Fidel Castro's takeover?
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Monday, October 24th, 2011 at 10:27 a.m.
We gave Biden a Mostly True for his claim about crime in Flint, Mich. FactCheck called it a Whopper and the FactChecker gave him four Pinocchios. What's up with that?
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 2:32 p.m.
Many readers disagreed with our rating on Mitt Romney's claim that he had not hired illegal immigrants. "You made a mistake on this call," said one reader.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, October 20th, 2011 at 4:15 p.m.
Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan was under attack early from the GOP field. Later Mitt Romney and Rick Perry collided over immigration.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 9:19 a.m.
A snip here, a snip there: A look at how some selective editing in Perry's new video twists the truth.
By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 1:07 p.m.
Herman Cain told us that a person making $50,000 a year would be better off under his 9-9-9. We crunch the numbers with a trio of accountants.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, October 14th, 2011 at 11:32 a.m.
Obama earned a Compromise for his campaign promise to include environmental and labor protections in trade agreements.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 12:10 p.m.
The Republican presidential candidates debated Tuesday night at Dartmouth College.
We've been posting updates to the Obameter, our feature that tracks President Obama's campaign promises.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 11:41 a.m.
We've begun fact-checking claims from the protesters in New York's financial district. Let us know if you see one you'd like us to check.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 9:34 a.m.
As former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin takes herself out of the running for the Republican nomination, we look back at her record on the Truth-O-Meter.
By Martha M. Hamilton :: Published on Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 12:43 p.m.
We examine the federal government's alleged purchase of $16 muffins. It's Mostly False.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 2:38 p.m.
We're launching a print syndication service that offers our fact-checking work to newspapers for their print editions.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 at 7:03 a.m.
As Chris Christie ponders entering the Republican presidential race, his critics have already begun attacking his record in office. Here we take up two claims about job creation on his watch in New Jersey.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, October 3rd, 2011 at 3:12 p.m.
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