Fact-checking the 2012 campaign: send us your tips

Barack Obama and the Republican presidential candidates have provided no shortage of fact-checker fodder so far this campaign. Our Pinocchio counts have covered the debates, tax plans, climate change and Social Security among other issues. And with the election a year away, there will be plenty more to keep us busy.

But we can’t keep track of everything coming out of the campaigns. So we’re hoping we can help you help us. When you spot a candidate speech, campaign ad or any election-related quotes that don’t pass muster, flag them for us to review in one of the following ways:

Submit your tip

Send us details about the statement in question by completing this web form:

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Send us a Tweet with a link to the statement or video that needs to be fact checked with the hashtag #FactCheckThis . Please include the candidate’s name and most relevant information about the statement.


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