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 "Mitt Romney":

"… search group calculated that two-thirds of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's campaign cash came from individuals who gave more than $1,000 — and on …"

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 "Mitt Romney":

"… me. America may not be filled with hope anymore, but it told Mitt Romney to keep his change. And voters sure didn't shake up the rest of Washington …"

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 "Virginia":

"… recession in history. Obama captured Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa, Virginia, New Hampshire, Colorado and Nevada, seven of the nine states where the ri …"

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 "Libertarian Party":

"… d Romney, but their names will appear on the ballot across the country.The Libertarian Party is qualified for the ballot in nearly all 50 states, and both the Green Pa …"

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 "Saudi Arabia":

"… lved in vetting recipients of military aid from America's Arab allies like Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Romney is partly right in pointing out Obama's failure to win …"

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 "Bill Clinton":

"… those earning) above $250,000, we can go back to the tax rates we had when Bill Clinton was president." THE FACTS: Not exactly. The Bush tax cuts se …"

FACT CHECK: Slips in vice president's debate

By The Associated Press

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

FACT CHECK: Obama’s stump speech

By FactCheck.Org

How honest has the president been on the campaign trail?

Excerpts from this story referencing "Nevada":

"… oubled the amount of renewable energy we generate, including right here in Nevada — solar panels all across this state.It’s simply not correct that “r …"

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.

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Saudi Arabia":

"… increase arms sales to friendly Middle Eastern countries, most notably to Saudi Arabia, which last year purchased $33 billion in arms from America.And, of course …"

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 "Florida":

"… ossible within 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 chan …"

"… would cancel or continue Obama’s new two-year program if he’s elected.Florida Sen. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Cuban-American and Romney “surrogate,” tried …"

Dissent among Republicans over defense spending

By Aaron Mehta

Grover Norquist opposes Romney plan to increase the military budget

FACT CHECK: Romney Hijacks Credibility

By FactCheck.Org

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

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "GS Industries":

"… ClosingWe first looked into Romney and Bain’s involvement with GS Industries when the company was used in an Obama attack ad in May. We found that assi …"

"… merged the company with another in Georgetown, S.C., renaming the company GS Industries and issuing another $125 million in bonds.Bain also reinvested an addition …"

"… pension payments.Romney has tried to distance himself from the problems at GS Industries.“I take personal responsibility for making the investment,” Romney tol …"

"… gh the steel company declared bankruptcy in 2001, the debt was incurred at GS Industries under Romney’s leadership.Was it the debt load that doomed the company? …"

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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
Mitt Romney

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 "U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission":

"… lm when it sent jobs overseas. The documents, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, place Romney in charge of Bain from 1999 to 2001, a period in which the c …"

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 "federal government":

"… nted the Education Department shut because he came to see the value of the federal government in "holding down the interests of the teachers' unions" and putting kids a …"

"… andards of Obama's "Race to the Top" competition "make sense" although the federal government should have less control of education. ___ Ene …"

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 "federal government":

"… andards of Obama's "Race to the Top" competition "make sense" although the federal government should have less control of education. ___ ENE …"

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 "Chrysler":

"… to avoid the system's collapse, opposed the bailout of General Motors and Chrysler and said any such aid should not single out specific companies. Would cap …"

Mitt Romney

Romney faces NAACP, booed for hitting 'Obamacare'

By The Associated Press

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

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

FACT CHECK: Latest attacks from Santorum evoke deja vu

By FactCheck.Org

Santorum campaign ad attacking Mitt Romney makes false claims, again

FACT CHECK: Flubs in Florida

By FactCheck.Org

Facts took a beating in Monday's GOP candidate debate

Excerpts from this story referencing "speaker":

"… 08Gingrich on balanced budgetsGingrich wrongly claimed “that, when I was speaker, we had four consecutive balanced budgets.” Only two of the four occurre …"

"… tive balanced budgets.” Only two of the four occurred while Gingrich was speaker.Gingrich: "Well, first of all, the case I make is that, when I was speaker …"

"… speaker.Gingrich: "Well, first of all, the case I make is that, when I was speaker, we had four consecutive balanced budgets, the only time in your lifetime, …"

"… he went beyond that in claiming that all four occurred under his watch as speaker of the House.The federal government had four consecutive balanced budgets …"

FACT CHECK: Gingrich makes a French connection

By FactCheck.Org

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ted Kennedy":

"… e realize this is a quibble.) At the time, Romney was running against Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts. The Boston Globe also pointed out that wh …"

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 "congressman":

"… Iran as a nuclear threat. At an Iowa debate in August, the Texas congressman said the CIA told him there is “no evidence” Iran is “working on” …"

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 "Herman Cain":

"… ipated: Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, Texas Gov. Ri …"

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

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

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 "Chrysler":

"… t a check," Romney wrote at the time. As it turned out, General Motors and Chrysler got both: They went into bankruptcy and received government bailout funds …"