Articles from July, 2012

Ad Watch: GOP accuses Obama of breaking vows to improve economy

"Today I'm pledging to cut the deficit we inherited by half by the end of my first term in office," President Barack Obama said on Feb. 23, 2009.

By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.

Ad Watch: A singing Romney is bashed for foreign business dealings

"Looking at all the evidence made public so far, we do not think Romney was actively involved in the day-to-day management of Bain after 1999," PolitiFact National wrote on July 13.

By Nancy Madsen :: Published on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 4:20 p.m.

A quick take on the Allen Kaine debate:

George Allen and Tim Kaine made a number of statements in their Senate debate that were familiar to PolitiFact Virginia. Here's our review. Look for more on the debate here in the days ahead.

By Warren Fiske, Nancy Madsen :: Published on Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 1:06 p.m.

Ad Watch: On ants, offices and the stimulus

The 30-second spot shows Democrat nominee Tim Kaine endorsing President Barack Obama’s $821 billion stimulus package. The moderator says the stimulus "actually wasted money studying ants in Africa," and paying for "office upgrades for politicians."

By Sean Gorman :: Published on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 1:15 p.m.

PolitiFact Virginia responds to the state GOP

PolitiFact is not about mathematical balance between the parties in our ratings. We’re about making calls on the accuracy of political claims.

By Warren Fiske :: Published on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 9:19 p.m.

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