Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.) earns 4 Pinocchios for making an assertion that lacks any basis in fact.
Palin provides a lot of numbers about deployment trends dating to World War II, but ultimately makes an apples-to-oranges comparison.
Walker throws out some education-related numbers to show his policies are working, but they're not as impressive as he makes them sound.
A statistic, based on fishy data from four decades ago, continues to circulate, usually around International Women's Day.
The president jumps the shark with his latest claim on the controversial project.
During her CPAC speech, Sarah Palin uttered an unreliable veteran suicide statistic that has little context or meaning -- and made it worse.
Holder says Congress should ultimately reclassify marijuana. Legalization advocates are pushing for Holder to do it. Why are there conflicting statements?
The Kentucky lawmaker likes to display an oversized check made out to the U.S. taxpayer. But who really gets the money?
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) offered statistics that were wildly off the mark on an issue crucial to his state.
As a department shutdown looms, lawmakers have claimed a range of impacts. We look at the facts.