Articles from October, 2012
For Halloween, we highlight the scare tactics of 2012. Don't be afraid! The Truth-O-Meter says they're not true!
In context: Romney's comments on FEMA
Both sides have used China as a villain in the 2012 campaign. We've put their claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
A look back at some of the mail from readers that we've received in recent months, including claims made during the conventions and the debates.
We continue to post new fact-checking reports from the debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Monday night. The topic was foreign policy. Did you hear something you would like fact-checked? Suggest ideas by tagging tweets with #PolitiFactThis. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In advance of Monday night's debate, we look at our recent fact-checks on foreign policy.
We review what Mitt Romney has said about Roe vs. Wade, personhood, the Human Life Amendment, Planned Parenthood, federal funding and contraception.
We fact-check claims by Mitt Romney and Joe Biden about the fatal attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney clashed at a town hall debate Tuesday night. We're putting many of their claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
What are the facts when it comes Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's tax policies?
We're checking the lively volley of claims from Joe Biden and Paul Ryan in Thursday's debate. Did you hear a claim you would like us to check? Use Twitter hashtag #PolitiFactThis or email us at email@example.com. Here's what we've posted so far.
We’re checking ads that are saturating airwaves in key states. See a claim you would like us to check? Use Twitter hashtag #PolitiFactThis or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a claim you think we should check, use the #PolitiFactThis hashtag on Twitter.
We continue our fact-checking of the first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Our reports look at the federal budget, education, Medicare, taxes and the 2010 health care law.
Watching debates is now a two-screen affair. Many people have their smartphone, tablet or laptop with them so they can look things up as the candidates trade talking points. Make PolitiFact one of your resources. We’ll be live fact-checking all the presidential debates this month and have some special coverage planned. Here are some tips on how to use PolitiFact as you watch them: * Use our free app, Settle It! PolitiFact's Argument Ender. Available for iPhone and Android, Settle It! has an easy-to-use search feature that allows you to enter names and keywords and find the Truth-O-Meter articles that answer your question. (Although we don't have a separate iPad version, the iPhone app works great on the iPad.) Keep reading...