A conservative group founded by billionaire businessman and political activist David Koch.
Q: Did Obama order the military to drop the words “on behalf of the president of the United States” when presenting the flag to the next of kin at funerals?
A: A chain email that makes that claim is wrong. Spokespersons for the Defense Department and the armed forces say that no change was ordered.
President Obama exaggerated when defending his administration’s approval of a $535 million loan guarantee to Solyndra, a now-defunct solar company. Obama referred to Solyndra’s loan at an Oct. 6 press […]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry cites partly cloudy statistics to back up his boast that Texas is doing just fine cleaning its air on its own — without the EPA. Perry boasts that “we cleaned up our air in Texas more than any other state, during the decade of the 2000s.” …
Make Us Great Again is a “super PAC” supporting Rick Perry’s presidential bid.
Haley Barbour accused a fellow governor of “amnesia,” claiming he was forgetting “the fact that Obama had the biggest Democratic majorities in Congress since Lyndon Johnson.” But it was actually […]
This week, readers sent us comments about the special election for governor in West Virginia and a suggestion for a new FactCheck.org feature. In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some […]
Democrats and Republicans alike are misleading voters to the bitter end in West Virginia’s special election for governor. A Republican TV ad says Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin “voted to […]