Obama’s ‘smidgen’ of truth on energy efficiency

By FactCheck.Org

The President inaccurately calls out conservatives for failing to offer new green ideas

Colombia’s black-market coltan tied to drug traffickers, paramilitaries

By Ignacio Gómez G.

Illicit mining in hot spot of Colombia’s Amazon tied to paramilitaries, drug traffickers

Venezuela emerges as new source of ‘conflict’ minerals

By Emilia Diaz-Struck and Joseph Poliszuk

Venezuelan black-market mineral likely making its way to everything from smart phones to smart bombs

Five things you need to know about coltan:

Five things you need to know about this black-market mineral

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A look at the reporting process behind ICIJ's coltan stories

FACT CHECK: Obama White House ‘full of Wall Street executives’?

By FactCheck.Org

Conservative super PAC runs ad on 'Obama's Wall Street Inner Circle'

FACT CHECK: Santorum’s twisted take on JFK, religion

By FactCheck.Org

Santorum’s twisted take on John F. Kennedy and religion

FACT CHECK: Cloudy contraception costs

By FactCheck.Org

Does insurance coverage for contraception save money? Evidence is conflicting, inconclusive

FACT CHECK: GOP debaters mix up facts in Mesa

By FactCheck.Org

Twentieth Republican presidential debate includes many falsehoods

FACT CHECK: Santorum exaggerates U.S. dropout rate

By FactCheck.Org

Republican presidential candidate misquotes education study on 'Face the Nation'

FACT CHECK: Romney’s ‘fiscal conservative’ whopper

By FactCheck.Org

Romney alleges that Rick Santorum is no 'fiscal conservative,' but he'd struggle to back up the claim

FACT CHECK: Artful swerves on the auto bailout

By The Associated Press

Both sides botch the facts in discussions on the 2008 federal bailout of the auto industry

FACT CHECK: Pro-Romney super PAC hits Santorum with misleading claims

By FactCheck.Org

TV ad from Restore Our Future makes misleading claims about GOP candidate Rick Santorum

FACT CHECK: Gunning down the truth in Michigan

By FactCheck.Org

Exciting race between Romney and Santorum makes for misstatements in Michigan TV ads

FACT CHECK: Obama’s trillion-dollar exaggeration

By FactCheck.Org

President Obama throws around a big number calling for an end to Bush tax cuts

FACT CHECK: Another bogus ‘new taxes’ claim

By FactCheck.Org

Oil lobby pulls a single claim in President Obama's budget, and uses it incorrectly

State Integrity Investigation releases preliminary data on government transparency

By iWatch News

The State Integrity Investigation makes available a massive collection of data on transparency in state governments

FACT CHECK: There are budget phantoms in the room

By The Associated Press

A hard look at the gimmicks in President Obama's 2013 budget

Romney flip-flops on use of earmarks

By The Associated Press

Romney the presidential nominee is anti-earmark, but as governor, Mass. had many 'high priority projects'

FACT CHECK: Politicians choose their own definition for 'unemployment'

By FactCheck.Org

As a common talking point for both parties, the U.S. unemployment rate can take on many definitions

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump weighs in on Santorum's Senate loss

By FactCheck.Org

Trump's 'cocktail party trivia' on Santorum's defeat for his seat in the Senate is factually inaccurate

FACT CHECK: Gingrich's predictions of rising gas prices not necessarily true

By FactCheck.Org

Former House Speaker's claims on rising cost of gasoline based on overly-stringent study

FACT CHECK: Obama, GOP spin recent energy stats

By The Associated Press

GOP rendition of U.S. energy production isn't in line with the facts

FACT CHECK: McCain’s erroneous earmark attack

By FactCheck.Org

Sen. John McCain cherry-picks data on one of his forefront issues, to attack Newt Gingrich

FACT CHECK: The Gingrich counterattack in Florida

By FactCheck.Org

The Gingrich side has finally begun to fight back with TV attack ads of its own in Florida

FACT CHECK: Refereeing the Republican response

By FactCheck.Org

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels makes a few errors in his response to President Obama's address

FACT CHECK: The state of Obama’s facts

By FactCheck.Org

The president’s facts and figures were often accurate — but not the whole story

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