Articles from February, 2013

PolitiFact's guide to sequestration

We sort out the blame game on the latest budget impasse in a special report.

What would George do?

On President's Day, PolitiFact explores our first president, George Washington. "Blow not on your broth at the table" and other lessons from the Founding Father, who would have turned 281 years old this week.

Fact-checking the State of the Union address

We've fact-checked statements from President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as well as from the Republican reaction. We'll be posting more fact-checks as we finish them.

Can President Obama claim economic victory?

The economy is slowly recovering. Should President Barack Obama get credit for the gains, blame for the shortcomings -- or neither?