The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Alex Holt


Yes, state and federal stats show crime is down

Recent stories from Alex Holt

Checking Rachel Maddow

We put the MSNBC host to the Truth-O-Meter for recent claims about immigration and economics.

A few weak links in this chain e-mail

No, Justice Scalia did not agree to hear a case about Obama's birth certificate.  

Rating Obama's promises at the 1-year mark

One year into the Obama presidency, we explore how his campaign promises have fared on our Obameter.

A Promise Broken on a budget offset

Candidate Obama promised to offset the cost of his national service plan with tax law changes and savings from the Iraq war. But he hasn't done so.