We fact-checked claims in the primaries for governor and U.S. Senate about guns, immigration and other topics
A deadline looms for the federal budget on Friday, with even more deadlines to come.
After making more than 100 Truth-O-Meter rulings, the editors who rate the items for PolitiFact Ohio looked back over the year and selected the Top 10 for 2010.
Selections weren't just based on which articles were true or false. In fact, only two that got Pants On Fire ratings — awarded to statements that are both false and ridiculous — made the cut.
A breakdown of the immigration issue, including candidate-by-candidate positions.
They want to be commander in chief, but most of the presidential candidates have not served in the military. Our survey of their resumes finds that five of the 15 candidates have military experience.
We surveyed the 16 candidates to find out which ones have visited Iraq since the start of the war in March 2003. As of December 2007, nine have. Here are our findings along with a brief synopsis of each candidate's position on the war, taken from their Web sites.
In an essay, PolitiFact editor Bill Adair explains why facts are important — and why we nitpick.
The Democrats slugged it out in a Las Vegas debate. We found several claims were true, but Obama was wrong about the probability of lightning strikes vs. undocumented worker prosecutions and Richardson was way off about the popularity of Vice President Cheney and HMOs.
The candidates have been making boasts and attacking each other over who has the most experience. We check their math.
When catering to the Democratic Party's left-wing base, it's hard to get there first.
To stand out in the field of Iraq opponents, the Democratic candidates are angling to be first or best or most opposed.
More than a year ago, the Delaware Democrat offered a plan on Iraq. But he's no longer the only one.
The Democrats toss around lots of numbers in the Univision debate. They're right about health insurance and the border fence, but miss the mark on NAFTA.