The latest Truth-O-Meter items from David Baumann
Recent stories from David BaumannSpend-O-Meter vs. Truth-O-Meter
Once you accept some assumptions about how they did the math, the RNC does a pretty good job crunching Clinton's numbers.Sparring over spending
It's true that Rudy Giuliani sued to end the president's line item veto, it's just not clear how much that means.Keeping it simple, sometimes wrong
The candidates from both parties want to distill the SCHIP debate into nuggets that satisfy their base voters.Still fighting the last war
Sen. John McCain has a history of attacking 'earmarked' spending, but his facts are in the past, too.Romney: turning over the turnaround label
In a rich biography of success, he sometimes overstates his record.Does Obama practice what he preaches?
The freshman senator calls for bipartisanship. But when he votes, it's nearly always with his party.Thompson's gun claim low on ammo
He says more guns mean less crime. But the academic research is inconclusive.
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