McConnell tries to paint Democrats as party of the rich

By Michael Beckel

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell touts self as defender of First Amendment.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Barack Obama":

"… Action, whose donors will reportedly get special access to President Barack Obama. McConnell delivered his comments in a speech today at the annual Co …"

Analysis: Obama wins but Washington unchanged

By The Associated Press

Analysis: Obama wins big on voter trust in his vision, but a divided Congress awaits again

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mitch McConnell":

"… n he leads — split right in half. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell welcomed Obama with both arms folded. "The voters have not e …"

Obama powers to re-election despite weak economy

By The Associated Press

The nation decides: Voters choose between Romney, Obama as the man who'll best fix the economy

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mitch McConnell":

"… as re-elected. Neither Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada nor GOP leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky was on the ballot, but each had high stakes in the outcome. …"

Dark-horse presidential candidates berate role of money in politics

By Michael Beckel

Common ground comes despite vast ideological differences

Excerpts from this story referencing "Russ Feingold":

"… he campaign finance reform law authored by Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Russ Feingold, D-Wis., and opposes the DISCLOSE Act, Democratic-sponsored legislation th …"

FACT CHECK: Missteps in final presidential debate

By The Associated Press

A look at some of their statements from the final presidential debate and how they compare with the facts.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Syria":

"… t some of their statements and how they compare with the facts: ROMNEY on Syria: "What I'm afraid of is we've watched over the past year or so, first the …"

"… CTS: Under Obama, the United States has taken a lead in trying to organize Syria's splintered opposition, even if the U.S. isn't interested in military int …"

"… ganized dozens of meetings in Turkey and the Middle East aimed at rallying Syria's political groups and rebel formations to agree on a common vision for a …"

"… rebel formations to agree on a common vision for a democratic future after Syrian President Bashar Assad is defeated. And Secretary of State Hillary Rodham …"

OPINION: Voices of the uninsured

By Wendell Potter

A flood of reaction to Mitt Romney's comments on getting care from the emergency room.
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FACT CHECK: Stumbles in latest presidential debate

By The Associated Press

FACT CHECK: Facts take some hits in rough and tumble debate

Excerpts from this story referencing "BP":

"… offshore drilling imposed by the Obama administration after the April 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. hist …"

FACT CHECK: Slips in vice president's debate

By The Associated Press

Slips on Libya, Syria, auto bailout in vice presidential debate

Excerpts from this story referencing "bank":

"… led investments, such as $528 million to the politically connected and now-bankrupt solar power company Solyndra. But Ryan's claim made it sound like eve …"

"… c. ___ BIDEN: "Romney said 'No, let Detroit go bankrupt.'" THE FACTS: GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has …"

"… bail out Chrysler and General Motors, instead favoring privately financed bankruptcy restructuring. His prescription seemed improbable. Automakers were h …"

"… prescription seemed improbable. Automakers were hemorrhaging cash and the banking system was in crisis, so private money wasn't available. Without the go …"

FACT CHECK: Obama’s stump speech

By FactCheck.Org

How honest has the president been on the campaign trail?

Excerpts from this story referencing "Office of Management and Budget":

"… Obama’s $4 trillion claim at face value and using projections of his own Office of Management and Budget, the projected annual federal deficits would never be lower than $476 bill …"

"… n. “How dependent are we on foreign oil?” 13 Jul 2012.The White House; Office of Management and Budget. “Living Within Our Means and Investing in the Future; The President’s …"

Daily Disclosure: Planned Parenthood airs ads opposing Romney

By Rachael Marcus

Planned Parenthood is spending $3.2 million in an attempt to keep Mitt Romney out of the White House.

Excerpts from this story referencing "CNN":

"… ncluded Amtrak and the National Endowment for the Arts, he said during the CNN interview.Planned Parenthood’s Title X funding cannot be used to provide …"

GOP platform at odds with public on defense spending

By Aaron Mehta

GOP platform calls for commitment to missiles, hard line on Iran; public wants more cuts

Romney balancing act on undocumented youth getting harder

By Susan Ferriss

A Romney adviser files suit, on eve of convention, to stop Obama's youth program for temporary reprieve from deportation and work permits.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jeb Bush":

"… n the current immigration system.Over the weekend, former GOP Florida Gov. Jeb Bush warned his party that it had to get with the nation’s changing demograph …"

Dissent among Republicans over defense spending

By Aaron Mehta

Grover Norquist opposes Romney plan to increase the military budget

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bush":

"… epublicans, decried foreign interventions such as Iraq and Afghanistan. “Bush decided to be the mayor of Baghdad rather than the president of the United …"

FACT CHECK: Romney Hijacks Credibility

By FactCheck.Org

A new RNC ad claims a Republican operative's editorial is real news

Excerpts from this story referencing "contraception":

"… mandate requiring employers to provide health insurance that includes free contraception. It attributes to the San Antonio Express-News the words: “Oba …"

"… be able to opt out, but insurance companies would pick up the cost of the contraception.Whether any of that amounts to a “war on religion” is opinion. But the …"

"… cost through higher premiums. The Obama administration countered that free contraception coverage is cost neutral. We found conflicting and inconclusive …"

FACT CHECK: Is Romney to blame for cancer death?

By FactCheck.Org

Factcheck.org takes on a controversial new ad from the a pro-Obama super PAC
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AdWatch: Obama ad hits Romney's tax plan

By The Associated Press

AdWatch: Obama ad slamming Romney's tax plan lacks important context
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Documents conflict on when Romney left Bain

By The Associated Press

Romney adviser Gillespie charges Obama campaign making false charge against former governor

Excerpts from this story referencing "GS Industries":

"… Ampad company declared bankruptcy. The following year, so did steel-maker GS Industries — just as Bain made $58.4 million from its investment. The …"

Obama and Romney: Where they stand on the issues

By The Associated Press

Where Obama and Romney stand on the issues, from economy and education to taxes and terrorism

Excerpts from this story referencing "Barack Obama":

"… …"

Obama and Romney: Where they stand on the issues

By The Associated Press

Where Obama and Romney stand on the issues, from economy and education to taxes and terrorism

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mexico":

"… orium on deep-water drilling after the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico but has pushed for more oil and gas drilling overall. Achieved historic in …"

"… umber of illegal immigrants under Obama. Romney: Favors U.S.-Mexico border fence, opposes education benefits to illegal immigrants. Opposes of …"

Barack Obama

Obama and Romney: Where they stand on the issues

By The Associated Press

Where Obama and Romney stand on the issues, from economy and education to taxes and terrorism

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pakistan":

"… court. Expanded use of unmanned drone strikes against terrorist targets in Pakistan and Yemen. Romney: No constitutional rights for foreign terr …"

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Romney faces NAACP, booed for hitting 'Obamacare'

By The Associated Press

Mitt Romney to make pitch to black voters at NAACP annual convention

Excerpts from this story referencing "Vice President":

"… ublican opponent that year, Sen. John McCain. The president has dispatched Vice President Joe Biden to address the group on Thursday. Obama is scheduled to address …"

Romney calls Obama's health care requirement a tax

By The Associated Press

Romney says Obama health care mandate is a tax, maintains that Mass. mandate is not a tax

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":

"… ong holiday weekend at the Camp David presidential retreat and returned to Washington on Wednesday for the Fourth of July.Behind the scenes in Wolfeboro, Romney …"

FACT CHECK: Latest attacks from Santorum evoke deja vu

By FactCheck.Org

Santorum campaign ad attacking Mitt Romney makes false claims, again

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mitt Romney":

"… ampaign recycles a veritable “Best Of” list of misleading claims about Mitt Romney’s record and positions.Regular readers of FactCheck.org may recognize so …"

FACT CHECK: Flubs in Florida

By FactCheck.Org

Facts took a beating in Monday's GOP candidate debate

FACT CHECK: Gingrich makes a French connection

By FactCheck.Org

Ad brings up a donation Romney gave to the Democratic party in 1992.

FactCheck.org's guide to the New Hampshire debates

By FactCheck.Org

FactCheck.org lays out the busy weekend for Republican presidential candidates leading up to N.H. primary

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bain Capital":

"… hat he helped create more than 100,000 net jobs while working at Bain Capital, an investment firm he co-founded. As we have reported, the Romney ca …"

FACT CHECK: GOP tackles the 9-9-9 tax plan, immigration in Las Vegas debate

By FactCheck.Org

Western debate between Republican presidential nominees grows feisty

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gulf Coast":

"… oston Globe, Dec. 4, 2007: Standing on stage at a Republican debate on the Gulf Coast of Florida last week, Mitt Romney repeatedly lashed out at rival Rudy Giul …"

FACT CHECK: Perry campaign uses selective editing to claim Romney flip-flopped on the stimulus

By FactCheck.Org

FACT CHECK: Perry unfairly characterizes Romney on stimulus

Excerpts from this story referencing "president":

"… .A little farther down the page, Romney added, “Congress crafted and the president acceded to a stimulus that funded unnecessary pet projects, long-term prog …"

"… book to conform to the prevailing political climate. During the Republican presidential debate on Sept. 22, Perry accused Romney of taking out a line from the …"

FACT CHECK: Did Romney’s health care law kill jobs?

By FactCheck.Org

Perry campaign using statistics from a unverifiable conservative think tank, and using them often

Excerpts from this story referencing "Rick Perry":

"… t week’s Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said: “If Romneycare cost Massachusetts 18,000 jobs, just think wha …"

FACT WATCH: Romney wrong on deficits and auto bailout

By FactCheck.Org

FACT WATCH: Romney, son of auto exec, gets his car specs wrong

Excerpts from this story referencing "George Bush":

"… CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" why the economic crisis began under President George Bush's watch if Republicans are so much better on economic issues than Democrat …"