October 16, 2012 From whether Obama did or didn't call the Benghazi attack an act of terror to the charge that Romney's companies pioneered outsourcing, fact checkers say the candidates stretched some truths during their debate Tuesday.
October 12, 2012 United Mine Workers officials suspect the Obama administration doesn't want to move forward on the new rules during the presidential campaign. The federal mine safety chief says the process takes time.
October 12, 2012 Malarkey is "meaningless talk, nonsense." Vice President Biden said that's what GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan was spreading. Where the word came from is a bit of a mystery.
October 12, 2012 The rise could spell good news for the economy if it means the crucial holiday shopping season will bring strong sales for retailers. It also might be an indicator of how voters will be feeling when they go to the polls.
October 11, 2012 There were some sketchy claims about health care, security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya, and other subjects. But early analyses aren't pointing to any huge whoppers.
October 11, 2012 The fact checkers will be up and running for tonight's vice presidential debate.
October 10, 2012 The former General Electric CEO joined others in raising questions about Friday's report and whether it might have been skewed to boost the president's campaign. Obama administration officials have rejected such talk. But Welch is still asking questions.
October 5, 2012 Today's news about a drop in the unemployment rate has some of President Obama's critics speculating about cooked books. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis says such talk is "ludicrous."
October 5, 2012 His controversial comments didn't come up in Wednesday night's debate. Thursday night on Fox News Channel, the Republican presidential nominee said his "whole campaign is about the 100 percent."
October 4, 2012 It's likely the Bureau of Labor Statistics will say the jobless rate ticked higher and that job growth was slow again in September, economists say. The presidential campaigns will surely be discussing the numbers.
October 4, 2012 Someone on the company's social media team posted an ugly message during Wednesday night's debate. The appliance maker's senior director has personally apologized. The person who wrote it "won't be tweeting for us anymore."
October 4, 2012 President Obama did some truth-stretching as well, say the nonpartisan watchdogs who parse candidates' words.