PunditFact checked claims about the U.S. manufacturing industry and a report about the New Jersey bridge scandal.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, March 30th, 2014 at 6:36 p.m.
We fact-checked claims on education and health care this week.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Friday, March 28th, 2014 at 11:32 a.m.
When March ends, so does your chance to save a buck on our app for your tablet or phone. It’s now just 99 cents on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.
By Becky Bowers :: Published on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 at 9:43 a.m.
A Facebook meme claims that Marco Rubio and Rand Paul have wacky views on the extinction of the dinosaurs and the age of the earth. Its charges seem to be entirely fabricated, though.
By Tim Ryan :: Published on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.
Our fellow fact-checkers at PunditFact invite you to vote for your favorite talking heads in their wonky bracket.
Mitt Romney returned to the Sunday stage to talk about the United States' relationship with Russia.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 at 5:36 p.m.
Here's another in our occasional looks at what readers are writing at the PolitiFact Facebook page.
By Steve Contorno :: Published on Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 11:57 a.m.
Want to learn more about what's happening in Ukraine? Read up on our recent fact-checks.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 12:19 p.m.
Millenials are now aged 18 to 33, and they can vote. Recent fact-checks show not every claim about them is accurate, though.
Guests on the Sunday shows used polling information to back up their points. We decided to dive into the crosstabs.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, March 16th, 2014 at 5:54 p.m.
President Barack Obama has said it is, but we decided to dig deeper to see how the website performs for consumers, health insurance companies and state officials.
By Steve Contorno :: Published on Friday, March 14th, 2014 at 3:50 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., joined other Democrats on the Senate floor this week to stay up all nigh tand talk about climate change. Whitehouse actually gives weekly speeches about climate change, and PolitiFact Rhode Island has been fact-checking him.
By Tim Murphy :: Published on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.
On March 12, 2013, National Intelligence Director James Clapper told Congress that the federal government didn't collect large amounts of data on millions of Americans: "No, sir," and, "Not wittingly." We now know that's not the case. A year later, we're reviewing the testimony with the hindsight history has provided.
By Steve Contorno :: Published on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 7:14 p.m.
The race to fill the late U.S. Rep Bill Young's open House seat in Florida has become a national campaign, thanks to outside money from both parties and special interest groups. We go over the biggest claims concerning the candidates and suss out how accurately issues have been presented in the special election. Voters weigh in during a special election on Tuesday.
By Joshua Gillin :: Published on Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 3:53 p.m.
Discussions covered a missing Malaysian airliner, the Conservative Political Action Conference and continuing turmoil in Ukraine.
By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Sunday, March 9th, 2014 at 5:31 p.m.
Only health care policy geeks might ask themselves this question: Why are people who should be Medicaid-eligible allowed to shop with subsidies on the exchanges in the states that didn't expand Medicaid? Yes, we are geeks.
The events happening in Ukraine are unfolding quickly and so is the political rhetoric. We summarize six recent fact-checks from PolitiFact and PunditFact.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 4:41 p.m.
Our readers liked reports about the health care law and chain emails last month, including one about whether Obama has signed more executive orders than any other president in history. (Bottom line: He hasn't.)
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has a primary challenge on Tuesday from U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, while other down-ballot ballot races are closely contested.
Russia's intervention led to a debate over America's next move.
By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 at 4:15 p.m.
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