Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Nell Benton

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Nell Benton

Mostly True

McCain wants to keep it on life support

True

A consistent supporter of gun rights

Recent stories from Nell Benton

Manipulating the bill counts

A chain e-mail uses apples-to-oranges comparisons to assert that Obama is a more active senator than Clinton.

FACT SHEET: Clinton. Obama. Their bills.

We compare the legislative accomplishments of the Democratic candidates.

Obama's "present" tension

When he was in the Illinois state senate, Barack Obama sometimes voted to block bills without formally opposing them, which has raised questions of political expedience.

Barbers give Dodd a good cut

The barbers in the TV ads aren't real, but they're correct that Dodd was the prime sponsor of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

'Dr. No' sometimes votes yes

Ron Paul has the most libertarian voting record in the presidential field, but some of his claims about his record go too far.