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Clinton Misuses Stat On CEO Pay

FactCheck.Org | Robert Farley | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Hillary Clinton said the “average American CEO” makes 300 times more than the typical worker,...

Rick Santorum Exaggerates On Iran | Eugene Kiely | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Rick Santorum has a history of taking a hard line on Iran, but he engaged in a bit of revisio...

GOP Candidate Unleashes False Attack On Opponent | D’Angelo Gore | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Republican Gabriel Gomez falsely claims his opponent in the Massachusetts Senate race blamed ...

Paul Ryan's Record Opposing Abortion Rights Back in Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Janell Ross | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace argued on Sunday over GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's position on abortion...

Worse Than Losing: How Obama Changed the Media Narrative

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.04.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

You're going to hear a lot of talk from President Obama's supporters today about why Romney's vastly superior performance didn't matter. Don't believe it. In fact, the first debate is going to matter a great deal in the days ahead.

The FactCheck Election

Dave Helfert | Posted 11.04.2012 | Media
Dave Helfert

How did politicians completely lose their fear of getting caught? When did they lose their shame? When did it become acceptable political behavior to twist reality or just make things up?

Truthiness: Politics Favorite Bloodsport

Steve Young | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Steve Young

How many degrees of separation must there be between a quote and its context before it becomes a lie?

Romney Claim Labeled 'Simply Not True'

Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on A Mitt Romney TV ad claims the Obama administration has adopted “a plan to gut welfare reform...

Tripping Up the Know-It-None: Five Places on the Web to Find the Truth

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Hershon

Five online sources you can depend on to give you the straight scoop, which you can then use to straighten out your local Know-It-None.