Articles from June, 2013
A proposal to overhaul the nation's immigration law has drawn sharp attacks from critics. But not all of their charges are fully accurate.
As President Barack Obama unveils a series of planned executive actions on climate change, we recap some of our many fact-checks on the issue.
As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two major same-sex marriage cases, we recap what's at stake and some of the possible outcomes.
President Obama told Charlie Rose that the court is "transparent." The facts tell a different story.
As the debate over immigration legislation continues, our fact-checks examine fertility, elections, the media and immigration history.
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House debate on an abortion bill raised the issue of how often rapes result in pregnancy.
A freshman lawmaker said he’s ready to accept President Barack Obama’s "apology" for spending 30 times as much on climate-change research as on weather forecasting and warning. Are his numbers right?
Chain emails about the health care law are zooming to an inbox near you. Are they accurate? Not so much.
With the recent revelations about National Security Agency surveillance of phone and Internet traffic, some are wondering how much President Barack Obama has reversed course since he was a presidential candidate. So we took a look back.
PolitiFact Texas has checked a claim by an advocacy group that the IRS didn't primarily target conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. But the claim didn't hold up.
The political world has been focused on scandalmania in Washington. Our readers have, too.
People are talking about the Internal Revenue Service and its targeting of tea party groups. We factcheck two recent statements.
Long before this week's revelations about the Obama administration's efforts to seek phone records, the two Democratic senators warned that the administration was going too far.
Republican lawmakers accuse President Barack Obama of trying to "pack" the court -- a phrase that invokes the 1937 proposal by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to increase the size of the Supreme Court by as many as five justices. Is there substance to the charge? We turned to American history in search of answers.
Votes on gun background checks are being turned into TV ads around the country. We look more closely at the details behind the amendments fueling the debate.