Catharine Richert

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Chain e-mails keep the Truth-O-Meter in flames

Pants on Fire, from both the right and the left

Pundits on opposite sides of the political spectrum set the meter ablaze!

Sen. Mary Landrieu on the Truth-O-Meter

The Louisiana senator has been speaking out on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. We put two of her claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

Fact-checking the claims on Elena Kagan

We preview some of the claims about the Supreme Court nominee. In coming days, we'll be putting them to the Truth-O-Meter.

Did Hayworth challenge push McCain to flip on amnesty?

Arizona senatorial candidate J.D. Hayworth claims his challenge to Sen. John McCain in the Republican primary prompted McCain to change his position on amensty for illegal immigrants.

Arizona immigration law fact-checked

We wade into the debate sparked by Arizona's new and controversial immigration law.

Obama on the meters

We rate President Barack Obama on the Truth-O-Meter, the Flip-O-Meter and the Obameter.

Obama flip flop on oil drilling? Not so fast.

Some think President Obama's move to expand offshore drilling is a change of position, but we find more to the story.

Doing the math on the new student loan law

We look at a claim about a new law on student loans and how it will affect students.

More fact-checking from the Crist-Rubio debate

We publish findings on PolitiFact Florida about Social Security, the stimulus, campaign committees and health care.