U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders keeps tweeting about the wealth gap.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 3:20 p.m.
Last week's International AIDS Conference prompted us to crank up the Obameter, our database of the president's campaign promises.
By J.B. Wogan :: Published on Monday, July 30th, 2012 at 11:35 a.m.
We offer readers another chance to vent about -- or praise -- our coverage of recent political statements.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Saturday, July 28th, 2012 at 11:59 a.m.
A Democratic super PAC produced a snarky ad with Olympic imagery that charges Mitt Romney outsourced jobs and used offshore accounts for his personal finances. We've put two of the claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 4:45 p.m.
When Republicans took control of the House in 2010, they vowed to "repeal and place" Obamacare. Here's a look at how they've fared on our Pledge-O-Meter on that promise and others involving health care.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 11:12 a.m.
In the wake of the Aurora shootings, we fact-check some claims about gun violence in the United States.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 5:22 p.m.
No, Obama and Hillary Clinton are not negotiating a U.N. treaty to ban handguns and no, you don't have to list your guns on your 1040.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 8:51 a.m.
Counting the dollars is no easy task, and November’s a long way off.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 4:24 p.m.
The RNC and Mitt Romney say that over the past six months President Barack Obama had time for fundraisers and golf, but there were no meetings of his jobs council. We check the numbers and find they are on target.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, July 19th, 2012 at 5:06 p.m.
Mitt Romney and his allies have seized on President Barack Obama's comment in a speech that "if you've got a business, you didn't build that." Here's a longer version of what Obama said.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 5:55 p.m.
Our handy guide to help you sort out the truth about Mitt Romney and Bain Capital.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:23 p.m.
Someone is misusing our logo and spreading this image on Facebook. It is not a PolitiFact chart.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 6:22 p.m.
As a candidate, Barack Obama promised the most open presidency in history. Our Obameter ratings reveal he's made lots of progress posting data but has had difficulty resisting the Washington urge to conduct business behind closed doors.
By J.B. Wogan :: Published on Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 7:08 p.m.
As a candidate, Barack Obama promised unprecedented transparency in the White House. We put his promises to the Obameter.
By J.B. Wogan :: Published on Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 6:55 p.m.
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said Mitt Romney "couldn’t be confirmed as a dog catcher" because he has refused to release multiple years of tax returns. We check the requirements for dog catchers and others in government.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Friday, July 13th, 2012 at 5:46 p.m.
We fact-check TV ads on Iran and health care.
A fundraising email from MoveOn.org said Florida Gov. Rick Scott "tried to kick 180,000 people off the voter rolls" and "every one" of the state's supervisors of election resisted him. Both statements are wrong.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 6:16 p.m.
We put new claims about the health care law to the Truth-O-Meter and find more exaggerations and falsehoods.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 4:20 p.m.
Our readers let us know what they think of our recent fact-checks.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 5:41 p.m.
We look at Mitt Romney's statement about the health care law and whether the individual mandate is a tax.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at 6:50 p.m.
The House Speaker says we have the 'best health care delivery system' in the world. Some rankings are at odds with that, though.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
Remember the summer of 2009? We sure do, and right now, we're feeling a lot of deja vu.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 6:52 p.m.
What do our many fact-checks on immigration, border security and the Dream Act say about the current debate?
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at 10:00 p.m.
We want to hear your suggestions and comments.
For tips or comments on our Obameter and our GOP-Pledge-O-Meter promise databases, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the wording of the promise.For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Keep up to date with Politifact :
- Sign up for our e-mail (about once a week)
- Put a free PolitiFact widget on your blog or Web page
- Subscribe to our RSS feeds on Truth-O-Meter items
- Subscribe to our RSS feeds on GOP Pledge-O-Meter items
- Subscribe to our RSS feeds on Obameter items
- Advertise on PolitiFact
- Shop the PolitiFact store for T-shirts, hats and other PolitiFact swag