Friday is the deadline for Congress and the president to work out a deal to avoid sequestration. In the meantime, claims are flying about what will happen if the bomb drops.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 at 4:36 p.m.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary -- after a contentious fight. We checked the facts.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 5:47 p.m.
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By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 7:35 a.m.
We sort out the blame game on the latest budget impasse in a special report.
PolitiFact Virginia plunges into Azeroth and finds the Republican leader's claim is just sorcery.
By Sean Gorman :: Published on Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 11:24 a.m.
PolitiFact Texas has checked the controversial senator a dozen times. Lately, he's earned some False and Pants on Fire ratings.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 9:53 a.m.
The unsubstantiated claim that Phoenix is one of the kidnapping capitals of the world is back -- this time from the NRA's Wayne LaPierre.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 5:45 p.m.
"Blow not on your broth at the table" and other lessons from the Founding Father, who would have turned 281 years old this week.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Sunday, February 17th, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
We examine a debate between Carly Fiorina and Paul Krugman and explore if an increase in government jobs promotes growth in private-sector employment.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 9:43 a.m.
We've fact-checked statements from President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as well as from the Republican reaction. We'll be posting more fact-checks as we finish them.
The economy is slowly recovering. Should President Barack Obama get credit for the gains, blame for the shortcomings -- or neither?
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 at 9:27 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will give the Republican rebuttal to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Here's a look at his PolitiFact record.
By Katie Sanders :: Published on Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 2:21 p.m.
In between doughnut jokes, Chris Christie talked about federal aid for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. PolitiFact New Jersey checks the facts.
By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 2:52 p.m.
We're meeting in St. Pete to discuss our work. We'll be back with new fact-checks later in the week.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 2:59 p.m.
Readers asked us to calculate how much people get back from Medicare and Social Security after they paid their taxes while working. We check it out in a special report.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 10:28 a.m.
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