President Obama misrepresented the position of Republican Rep. Virginia Foxx on college debt. The president quoted Foxx as saying that she had “very little tolerance for people who tell me […]
Q: Did an emergency-room physician in a Tennessee hospital say the new health care law is currently denying dialysis to some Medicare patients, and will deny care to those over 75 in 2013?
A: No. A spokesman for the hospital says the doctor never said the things attributed to her in a chain email, and they are not true. A guest in the doctor’s home fabricated the account.
This week, readers sent us letters about adjusting federal spending for inflation, and considering the need for costly regulations. In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the email we […]
This week, readers sent us a request to define budget “cuts,” and a comment about Supreme Court opinions. In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the email we receive. […]
The Campaign for Primary Accountability is a Texas-based Super PAC funded largely by conservatives that targets long-time House members of both parties.
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This week, readers sent us letters about science “myths” and comments that Energy Secretary Steven Chu made about higher gasoline prices in 2008. In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some […]
This week, readers sent us letters questioning a comparison of false statements made by Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney, and our decision to write about a quote President Obama attributed […]
This week, readers sent us more letters about Democrats’ claims that Republicans want to “end Medicare,” and the difference between “lies” and “whoppers.” In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some […]
This week, one reader asked if we track which political party “lies” most often, and another defended our efforts to find unbiased sources. In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some […]