Articles from September, 2012
Barack Obama made 31 promises about education, from expanding early learning programs to adding public charter schools. We put his performance to the Obameter.
The ad from the Government is Not God PAC has run in papers in Ohio and Florida. We put its claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
With the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, we fact-check claims about China, Iran and Israel.
We fact-check a claim from a Mitt Romney campaign ad that says President Barack Obama wants to cut the defense budget.
We look into comments from Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on redistribution and find it's long been a part of U.S. tax policy.
Campaign ads are famous for being false. But we actually give more Half True ratings.
Mitt Romney said his comments in a controversial video were "not elegantly stated." They’re also not entirely true. Our fact-checks of the surreptitious recording.
Test your knowledge of our fact-checking with the quiz in our free new app.
As we kicked into high gear for the party conventions, our readers were right there with us, challenging and cheering our work.
Returning to a frequent theme of his campaign, Mitt Romney on Wednesday charged that the Obama administration, through a statement released by the U.S. embassy in Cairo, made an "apology" to Islamic radicals. We take a closer look.
Neil Brown, editor of the Tampa Bay Times, says the recent controversy over fact-checking is all about power.
Mitt Romney said, "I will not take ‘God’ off our coins." But it turns out the phrase "In God We Trust" has been there all along.
We choose our most significant fact-checks from the Republican and Democratic conventions.
We fact-check the speeches by President Obama (and his warm-up acts).
Experts say it wasn't just Obama -- he got critical help from President Bush.
We're fact-checking the speeches on the second night of the Democratic National Convention.
As the Democratic National Convention opens in Charlotte, the party pays tribute to its heroes and highlights its positions on abortion rights and health care.
On the eve of the Democratic convention in Charlotte, we review our Obameter to see how Obama has fared on his 508 promises from the 2008 campaign.
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, we check in on our Obameter to look at Obama's campaign promises.