This ad from Americans for Prosperity caught our eye because of the sheer number of falsehoods it hits on, both new ones and old faithfuls. The group, whose president helped [...]
A new ad buy from the Republican National Committee departs from the subject of health care, focusing instead on another theme the GOP wants to emphasize as the midterm elections [...]
In this edition of Extras, we look at morphing presidents, a piece of health care pie chart and an ad that checks itself. Mighty Morphin’ Presidents In Sunday’s New York [...]
The Washington Post reported on March 9 that Employers for a Healthy Economy, a coalition of business groups that includes the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of [...]
This week, we examine health care claims from the president, a conservative group and a Republican candidate in the race for a Senate seat in Nevada. Plus, we give listeners [...]
We take a look at some bogus rumors about President Obama’s actions on gun control that have been swirling since the 2008 campaign.
This week, readers sent us comments about our new podcast, balanced journalism and Starbucks Liqueur. In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the e-mail we receive. Readers can send [...]
Former Nevada state Sen. Sue Lowden, who is running for the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in November, goes after Reid in a new ad [...]
The president made another push for health care legislation March 3, while being flanked by physicians and nurses in the East Room of the White House. Much of what he [...]
Q: Has Nancy Pelosi spent $100,000 on food, booze and "partying" during her air travel?
A: No. Pelosi’s congressional delegations do eat well and drink pricey alcohol. But the costs are not as high as critics claim, and they’re comparable to those of her Republican predecessor, Dennis Hastert.