Every now and then, we like to check in on what our British cousin is up to, just to remind ourselves that Americans have no monopoly on political spin. The [...]
We fact-checked President Obama’s State of the Union address, but what about the Republican response speeches? We found two new claims that we haven’t covered before: In the official response …
We found no outright false factual claims in Obama’s State of the Union address, but we did note some that were arguable, and some promises that may prove unrealistic. He called his Race to the Top initiative “the most meaningful reform of our public schools in …
This week, readers sent us comments about the health care law and a donation we received. In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the e-mail we receive. Readers can [...]
Democratic Sen. Charles E. Schumer of New York exaggerated Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ plan to cut military spending during an exchange with Bob Schieffer on “Face the Nation.” Schumer criticized a [...]
Former Bush adviser Karen Hughes and Democratic Rep. James Clyburn both twisted facts to make partisan points on "Meet the Press." Hughes claimed that the "vast majority" of recent job [...]
Once again we find that Tim Pawlenty has changed course on an issue that is something of a litmus test for Republican candidates. In this case, it’s government bailouts. On [...]
Q: Is it true the Obamas will not be invited to Prince William’s wedding for fear Michelle will upstage Kate Middleton?
A: No. The official guest list has not been released. A British newspaper quoted an unnamed source as saying the Obamas are not on the list, but that "could change."
Likely GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty's views on cap and trade aren't what they used to be. Pawlenty told "Fox News Sunday" on Jan. 16 that he "never did sign [...]
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani went beyond the boundaries of what investigators have reported on Sunday when he said the suspect in the 2009 Fort Hood shootings indicated [...]