election

Just knowing about fact-checkers makes politicians less likely to lie

Being warned of PolitiFact's presence reduces a candidate's likelihood of getting a bad grade from the group by 55 percent.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 8, 2013

2012: The year in graphs and gifs

A look back at the year in political and policy news, in gifs and graphs. We promise this won't hurt a bit.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 31, 2012

The 2012 Election in Numbers: Friday, Oct. 26.

Obama pulls away in Ohio while Romney does the same in Florida, and other results from the day's polls and models.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 26, 2012