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Just the Facts 2010: Jobs

Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln says she saved the jobs of tire plant employees in Arkansas. But a labor union, which backs Lincoln’s challenger, Bill Halter, says she didn’t. We give viewers the scoop on the truth behind these competing claims.

Just the Facts 2010: Mis-tweets

Both Republicans and Democrats are using Twitter to spread false and misleading claims. In this episode, we take a look at mis-tweets from both parties.

FactCheck Mailbag, Week of May 4-May 10

This week, readers sent us comments about the National Day of Prayer, climate science "tricks" and FactCheck’s Webby Awards.
In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the e-mail we receive. Readers can send comments to editor@factcheck.org. Letters may be edited for length.

A Big Webby Win for FactCheck

We’re very happy to announce that FactCheck.org has won the 2010 Webby Award (also known as "the Oscars of the internet") in the Politics category. Thanks to your votes, we also won this year’s Webby People’s Voice award. This is our second Webby — we also won in 2008 – and it’s the fourth year in a row that we’ve won a People’s Voice award. FactCheckED was also a People’s Voice winner in 2008, in the Education category.

FactCheck Mailbag, Week of April 27-May 3

This week, readers sent us comments about taxes on home sales, czars and tweeting
In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the e-mail we receive. Readers can send comments to editor@factcheck.org. Letters may be edited for length.

FactCheck Mailbag, Week of April 20-April 26

This week, readers sent us comments about sales taxes on home profits and the Webby awards.
In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the e-mail we receive. Readers can send comments to editor@factcheck.org. Letters may be edited for length.

Just the Facts 2010: Attack Ads

The 2010 elections are heating up. In California’s GOP gubernatorial primary, Steve Poizner launched a false ad attacking Meg Whitman. And the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was wrong when it accused a Republican House candidate in Hawaii of pledging to protect tax breaks …

FactCheck Mailbag, Week of April 13-April 19

This week, readers sent us comments about religious exemptions, fine print and colloquial language.
In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the e-mail we receive. Readers can send comments to editor@factcheck.org. Letters may be edited for length.

Just the Facts 2010: Mailbag

We get plenty of mail — well, e-mail — here at FactCheck.org. In this episode of our vidcast, we read a few of the comments from our mailbag. These readers asked who’s behind the Congressional Budget Office and offered an opinion on the definition of “middle class.”

FactCheck Mailbag, Week of April 6-April 12

This week, readers sent us comments about the Guttmacher Institute, Obama’s "army" and fact-checking Democrats.
In the FactCheck Mailbag, we feature some of the e-mail we receive. Readers can send comments to editor@factcheck.org. Letters may be edited for length.