Articles from May, 2012

Hits and misses at the final GOP debate

The four candidates in the June 12 primary squared off in Falls Church on Friday night. We checked a few of their claims.

Fact-checking the new Crossroads GPS ad

President Obama pledged to cut the deficit in half in February 2009, when it stood at $1.3 trillion. Today, the deficit is estimated at almost $1.2 trillion. 

Barack Obama debuts stump speech

President Barack Obama held his first official campaign rallies in Columbus, Ohio, and Richmond, Va., on Saturday. He repeated several claims that PolitiFact has rated before and made new ones that PolitiFact will rate in the coming weeks.