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By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at 3:01 p.m.
Rick Santorum called Barack Obama a "snob" because he "once said he wants everybody in America to go to college." We check 18 Obama speeches and find that's not what he said.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, February 27th, 2012 at 6:05 p.m.
In an interview on ABC's This Week, the former senator explained his disagreement with John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech about religion.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, February 27th, 2012 at 2:47 p.m.
We've hit a milestone -- our 5,000th Truth-O-Meter fact-check. We're having a contest for the most creative predictions of our 10,000th. Winners get PolitiFact merchandise!
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, February 24th, 2012 at 12:00 p.m.
We've reached a milestone: our 5,000th Truth-O-Meter article! To celebrate, we're reviewing our most popular fact-checks of the past five years and the share of True, False and Pants on Fires.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, February 24th, 2012 at 9:19 a.m.
The 20th episode of our favorite show had some familiar claims and some new ones. We put them to the Truth-O-Meter.
In the latest installment in our occasional series, we provide the full context for Rick Santorum's 2008 comments about Satan.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 5:45 p.m.
In honor of Washington’s Birthday, we’re throwing the spotlight on our current leader’s record for truth-telling. President Barack Obama, PolitiFact's most fact-checked politician, has faced the Truth-O-Meter more than 340 times.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Sunday, February 19th, 2012 at 12:00 p.m.
We delve into criticism that we missed the facts with our Mostly True rating on the claim that 98 percent of Catholic women have used contraception.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 12:09 p.m.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce jumped into congressional races with a barrage of ads this month, focusing on the economy, jobs and taxes. But they all had issues with the truth.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Thursday, February 16th, 2012 at 3:58 p.m.
We throw a cold Slushie on a factual claim by a character on the show who says the Census Bureau believes a majority of Americans will speak Spanish as their first language by 2030.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 3:35 p.m.
What’s more heart-melting than your very own Pants on Fire button? Give your loved one the PolitiFact Mobile App. Nothing says true love like the Truth-O-Meter!
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Monday, February 13th, 2012 at 4:22 p.m.
Here's the full context for the controversial remark by the Pennsylvania Republican on women in combat.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 10:01 a.m.
The White House announced a compromise today on who pays for free contraception. Here's our guide to the policy that prompted president's new plan.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 10:44 a.m.
In the first in a series examining the speeches of the presidential candidates, we examined claims that Mitt Romney made in Nevada.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 6:45 p.m.
During the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama promised to boost the market for flex-fuel cars, which run on an ethanol-gasoline blend. We check how he's doing.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 10:50 a.m.
We're revising our ruling to Mostly True.
Mitt Romney has adopted a new attack against President Barack Obama -- that the president "demonizes and denigrates almost every sector of our economy." We took a closer look by reviewing dozens of Obama's speeches and public remarks.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 4:25 p.m.
PolitiFact Tennessee explores the controversial claim of a state senator that AIDS was transmitted to humans because "one guy" had sex with "a monkey" and then started "having sex with men."
By Zack McMillin :: Published on Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 11:10 a.m.
Mitt Romney's comments about the poor have stirred up a fuss. Here's the full exchange, part of our new "In Context" series to show you controversial remarks without editing.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at 9:31 a.m.
Republicans around the country are repeating a claim that MLK was a member of the GOP. We check with King's biographer and some history books and find it's not true.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at 9:20 a.m.
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