Summary An Obama-Biden radio ad hammers McCain for being opposed to stem cell research. Not true. Meanwhile two spots from the McCain-Palin campaign, together with the Republican National Committee, describe […]
Summary The McCain-Palin campaign is airing radio ads in four states claiming that the Obama-Biden ticket "oppose[s] clean coal." That's false: Obama's energy plan, which he began promoting well over […]
We’ve received countless e-mails about a rumor that Joe Biden is planning to step down from the Democratic race, to be replaced by Hillary Clinton. Here’s the chain e-mail in […]
The two new articles we posted today at FactCheck.org have a common theme: saying the other candidate for president doesn’t support something he actual does. Check out the full articles […]
The McCain-Palin campaign released a new ad called “Promise,” which the campaign says will air nationally. But it contains a whopper we’ve addressed a few times: The ad claims Sen. […]
Q: Are the Republicans really trying to keep people from voting whose homes are in foreclosure?
A: Republicans deny they have any such plans, and a voting rights group says those with homes in foreclosure can’t be barred from the polls anyway.
Summary McCain and Obama contradicted each other repeatedly during their first debate, and each volunteered some factual misstatements as well. Here’s how we sort them out: Obama said McCain adviser […]
You might have noticed that there wasn’t so much of it. Technical problems kept us offline for most of the night. We apologize for that. The good news? You can […]
If it’s loud, profanity-laced, anti-American vitriol from a foreign leader you’re looking for, Hugo Chavez is your man. And a new McCain-Palin ad, running in Florida, tries to make it […]
Summary An Obama-Biden ad ties McCain to the closing of a plant in Pennsylvania. Its assertions are misleading and false: The ad says McCain "sold … out" workers whose factory […]