On the third night of the Republican National Convention, speakers and videos tell the story of the presidential nominee.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 11:55 p.m.
In his speech accepting the vice presidential nomination, Paul Ryan blamed President Barack Obama for the failure of a presidentially appointed debt commission. But that ignored Ryan's own role.
We're fact-checking the second full night of speeches at the Republican National Convention.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 10:28 p.m.
On the first night of the Republican National Convention, GOP speakers proclaim the value of hard work and criticize the country's direction under President Barack Obama.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 9:50 p.m.
The Republican National Convention launched into full swing Tuesday. To start off, we fact-checked some claims by and about former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Monday, August 27th, 2012 at 5:20 p.m.
On the eve of the Republican National Convention, we check in on the House GOP and their 2010 campaign promises.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Sunday, August 26th, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.
There's a lot of claims going around about Medicare on the campaign trail. We sort out the truth.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 5:28 p.m.
Democrats have deployed this modified attack line in congressional races around the country. But is it more accurate?
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 at 4:39 p.m.
Our new app, underwritten by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will help you resolve dinner-table disputes and test your knowledge of the facts in American politics. It's available now for iPhones and Android devices.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 9:39 a.m.
On "The Today Show," we discussed recent campaign ads from Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 9:02 p.m.
We reaching two milestones this week: our fifth anniversary and our 6,000th Truth-O-Meter item.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 9:49 a.m.
In updating our Obameter on campaign promises involving green cars, we find Obama has had considerable success but also hit some speed bumps.
By J.B. Wogan :: Published on Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 10:43 a.m.
Mitt Romney says Barack Obama has cut Medicare by $700 billion. The Obama campaign says Republicans must not object because they included that $700 billion savings in Paul Ryan's budget. We check the facts.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 5:57 p.m.
The New Jersey governor will be the headliner on Aug. 28. PolitiFact New Jersey reviews his record on the Truth-O-Meter.
Mitt Romney has picked U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as his vice presidential running mate for the Republican ticket. Here's how Ryan has fared on the Truth-O-Meter.
By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Saturday, August 11th, 2012 at 7:28 a.m.
Mitt Romney went first, attacking President Barack Obama over a welfare proposal. Then the White House fired back. In both cases, the results on the Truth-O-Meter were in the red.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at 10:48 a.m.
If you're watching the Olympics or just tuning in to your local news, the campaign ads can be relentless. We've put dozens of them to the Truth-O-Meter as part of our Message Machine partnership with NPR.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 at 6:26 p.m.
In a new campaign ad, President Obama says millionaires will "pay a little more" under his tax plan. We crunch the numbers to see how much that would be.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 at 10:01 a.m.
We assess President Obama's ongoing record in Iraq and Afghanistan
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Sunday, August 5th, 2012 at 6:00 a.m.
We look at a claim from a TV ad about Mitt Romney's tax plan.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Friday, August 3rd, 2012 at 11:56 a.m.
We fact-check a claim from Americans for Tax Reform that Olympians are taxed 35 percent on their medals.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 7:18 p.m.
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