Articles from June, 2012
After the Supreme Court upheld the health care law, both Obama and Romney spoke on one key issue -- whether Americans can keep their health insurance under the law.
We review our fact-checks in light of the ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Now that the court has ruled on the Affordable Care Act, we'll be reviewing and updating Obama's promises on health care on our Obameter.
With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the health care law, we name the top 5 False and Pants on Fire claims.
A chain email claims that a lip-reading instructor for the River School has determined that at a 9/11 ceremony, Michelle Obama said, "All this for a damn flag." We check the facts.
We've checked many claims about SB 1070, the Arizona immigration law, and often found the claims were a stretch.
With Facebook now serving as the town square for American politics, activists -- and powerful interest groups -- have found a new way to hang posters.
Dave Weldon, a former member of Congress running for the U.S. Senate in Florida, doesn't think so. We check with experts to see if he is right.
A widely circulated Facebook post makes some claims about illegal immigrants. We put several of them to the Truth-O-Meter.
The word is rarely used in legislative discourse. Now it's what everybody's talking about.
As we await a Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the Democratic health care law, a widely circulated Facebook post makes some provocative claims about the differences between Obamacare and Romneycare. We put the claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
A mailer from the National Rifle Association says President Obama voted to outlaw deer-hunting ammunition and that his comments show he's coming for our guns. We check the facts.
We look at TV ads claiming various senators were "the deciding vote" for the health care law.
Throughout the summer we'll be updating the promises we're tracking with the Obameter. Here's the latest on five of them.
Romney boasts about his jobs record; Obama blames Romney for outsourcing. We check the facts.
Mitt Romney pounced on a comment that President Barack Obama made at a news conference that "the private sector is doing fine." Here's the statement in context.
As the campaign heats up, candidates and political groups are incorrectly describing our ratings. We put their claims about the Truth-O-Meter to the Truth-O-Meter.
The former president's comments about extending the Bush tax cuts have stirred up a fuss. Here's what he said, in context.
The House approved two amendments Tuesday night to repeal a Bush-era law on light bulbs Here's a compilation of our many fact-checks on the light bulb law and what it would really do.
The Obama and Romney campaigns have been sparring over the former Massachusetts' governor's job creation record. We sift through the data.
The Telegraph of Nashua has just launched PolitiFact New Hampshire, our 11th state site.
With the economy at the center of the presidential campaign, we check the numbers to see what's up and what's down.
Coming today on PolitiFact is a scorecard of the U.S. economy under President Barack Obama.