Jim Webb’s inaccurate comparison of chief executive salaries in U.S., Germany and Japan

Jim Webb uses suspiciously dramatic numbers for CEO pay inequality in the U.S. compared to Japan and Germany.

Is the controversial Indiana law ‘the same’ as a law backed by Obama?

There are narrow but possibly important differences between the Indiana law and the one supported by President Obama.

You can’t trust the numbers on the new fracking regs

The huge differences between costs of the new fracking rule call both into question.

Setting the record straight: The real story of a pivotal climate-change hearing

The often-told anecdote about open windows and the timing of a hearing turns out not to be true.

Here’s why the Senate stalemate over the human-trafficking bill is so complex

We delve into the legal intricacies of the dispute over abortion language in the human-trafficking bill.

Ted Cruz’s claim that there has been ‘zero’ global warming in 17 years

We dig into the data underlying Ted Cruz's claim on global warming.

Rubio’s claim that Obama sent his ‘political machine’ to Israel to defeat Netanyahu

The potential 2016 candidate spins a conspiracy theory. Does he have any facts to back it up?

Setting the record straight on a net neutrality fact check

Net neutrality proponents are misusing The Fact Checker's analysis on potential costs.

Did Santorum ‘invent’ health savings accounts?

Rick Santorum exaggerates his paternity claim over HSAs.

Here’s why lawmakers should not speak without notes

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.) gets his math wrong. Very wrong.

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