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By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 4:08 p.m.
The constitutional conservative from Texas has gotten a lot of attention since taking his seat in the U.S. Senate this year. But is he accurate?
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 11:14 a.m.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the NRA's Wayne LaPierre made back-to-back appearances this week on Meet the Press. We checked their facts.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 10:45 a.m.
The Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 are under fire from supporters of marriage equality. This week, the Supreme Court will hear both cases.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
We look at claims that the government still funds goofy projects like fantasy football and research on duck penises. But not all of these claims are accurate.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 5:43 p.m.
Yes, it's a funny talking point from the freshman firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. But it brings up real issues of constitutional powers.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 11:17 a.m.
Rep. Michele Bachmann had a quiet year on the Truth-O-Meter in 2012. But she's returned with back-to-back Pants on Fires.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 at 5:24 p.m.
The Conservative Political Action Conference has become a prominent event for conservatives. We put the speeches to the Truth-O-Meter.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 10:23 a.m.
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By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 at 4:18 p.m.
Politicians periodically argue that over-regulation has held back the nation’s economic recovery. We checked with economists to see how valid that argument is.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.
In our first mailbag column of 2013, readers sound off about guns, the sequester and Abraham Lincoln's wrestling partner.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 6:00 a.m.
The 13-hour filibuster by the Kentucky senator and his allies focused attention on the Obama administration's policies on drone strikes. We check the facts.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Friday, March 8th, 2013 at 9:36 a.m.
In the oral argument for a voting rights case, Chief Justice John Roberts made some claims about states with the lowest African-American turnout. We put his claims to the Truth-O-Meter.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 at 10:31 a.m.
John Boehner says they don't. We check the facts.
By Molly Moorhead :: Published on Monday, March 4th, 2013 at 5:40 p.m.
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