Discussions about legalizing marijuana have kept PolitiFact and PunditFact busy. Since the start of 2013, we’ve tackled claims related to pot 15 times, with 10 coming in the past six months. Here are seven claims that capture the ongoing debate.
By Jon Greenberg :: Published on Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
We've checked Obama's State of the Union facts on wages, climate change, energy policy and our economic competition with China, as well as claims from reponses.
By Katie Sanders :: Published on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.
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By Becky Bowers :: Published on Monday, January 27th, 2014 at 4:44 p.m.
Sens. Mitch McConnell and Ted Cruz talked about President Barack Obama's upcoming State of the Union address.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, January 26th, 2014 at 4:12 p.m.
As President Barack Obama puts the finishing touches on his State of the Union address, we take a look at one of the themes he's expected to bring up: income inequality.
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, January 24th, 2014 at 9:15 a.m.
President Barack Obama’s 500th fact-check inspired us to compile a list of the people we’ve fact-checked the most.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
Our latest fact-check means we’ve put President Obama to the Truth-O-Meter test 500 times, more than any other politician on the Truth-O-Meter.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 at 4:14 p.m.
PunditFact wants your help finding sports-related facts to check in the run-up to the big game.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 at 10:59 a.m.
Vladimir Putin gave a rare interview to ABC's "This Week." We fact-checked two of Putin's claims.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, January 19th, 2014 at 4:52 p.m.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe, take heed: If you promised it during your campaign, PolitiFact Virginia will track it.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 2:42 p.m.
In an in-depth investigation, we take a deep dive into the congressional record and newspaper archives to fact-check former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, whose new memoir is highly critical of Vice President Joe Biden’s foreign policy record.
By Steve Contorno :: Published on Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 5:40 p.m.
Politics junkies wonder if a March special election will be a harbinger for November. PolitiFact Florida has fact-checks on Republican David Jolly and Democrat Alex Sink in the contest for Florida’s 13th Congressional District.
President Barack Obama marshaled a statistic on his Facebook page to show the value of long-term unemploymet benefits. But how accurate is it?
By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 11:23 a.m.
The Sunday shows continued the coverage of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and "bridgegate."
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, January 12th, 2014 at 6:50 p.m.
As news linked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office to the George Washington Bridge lane closures in Fort Lee, we wondered about a text message then-Port Authority employee David Wildstein sent.
By Julie Kliegman :: Published on Friday, January 10th, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.
We can't fully explain why Paul's son was enrolled in Medicaid if he wasn't eligible. We suspect it gets complicated when parents buy insurance in one state and a child buys insurance in another.
By Steve Contorno :: Published on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 at 11:54 a.m.
We fact-check Rush Limbaugh on whether the polar vortex is a media creation and claims from Twitter that the United States has been colder than Mars in recent days.
By Julie Kliegman :: Published on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 at 3:54 p.m.
Mitt Romney talked about the Sochi games, an MSNBC controversy and Obamacare during an interview on Fox News Sunday.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, January 5th, 2014 at 6:02 p.m.
The launch of healthcare.gov and the continuing debate about the health care law gave us a lot to fact-check in 2013.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, January 3rd, 2014 at 9:54 a.m.
In 2013, the U.S. Senate passed immigration legislation, but it died in the House. Along the way, we rated plenty of claims from all sides.
By Amy Sherman :: Published on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 at 7:49 a.m.
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