Articles from January, 2013
Thought those super PAC ads would go away after the election? Think again!
We examine the claim that 1 in 5 police shooting deaths are committed with assault weapons.
In his inaugural address, President Obama said we should not have to choose "between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future." We look at current numbers on federal spending.
When it comes to guns and gun violence, the rhetoric includes both fact and fiction.
Our Truth Index shows we've been giving more True and Mostly True ratings since the end of the 2012 campaign. But with the debate over gun control heating up, the index has dipped into negative territory again.
We've collected 24 promises that President Obama made in the 2012 campaign. We're adding them to our award-winning Obameter and will be following them over the next four years.
For four years, we've been tracking President Obama's 2008 campaign promises on our Obameter. Here's the definitive tally of the promises he has kept and broken.
We've rated nearly all of President Obama's 508 promises from the 2008 campaign as Kept, Broken or Compromise. But to use a favorite Obama phrase, we are kicking the can down the road for a small number. Here's the rundown.
In our final report card on the GOP Pledge-O-Meter, we look at how House Republicans fared on the promises they made to voters in 2010.
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Rubio voted against the deal, but before that he tweeted about who supported Social Security changes -- the GOP or Obama?
The deal reached in Washington to avoid overnight tax increases and spending cuts struck at the core of President Barack Obama's promises on taxes.