September 6, 2012 While independent watchdogs aren't slamming Democrats for fudging the facts, they are finding some problems with what was said Wednesday by the former president and others on the convention stage in Charlotte, N.C.
August 31, 2012 The Republican presidential nominee is being faulted for saying President Obama went on an "apology tour" and for things he claimed about Obama's tax and Medicare policies. But overall, independent fact checkers aren't finding many problems.
August 31, 2012 The GOP's "We Built That" theme, which grew out of a gaffe by President Obama, all but took over the Tampa convention. Republicans say this line of attack, legitimate or not, highlights what they say is Obama's true attitude toward business. And they believe they can win by convincing the public that the president doesn't understand where jobs come from.
August 31, 2012 It was Mitt Romney's big night. He got to tell the nation about what he wants to do. But the evening was also about President Obama. And, rather oddly, about Clint Eastwood.
August 30, 2012 Testimonials from friends speaking to the nation from the state of the Republican National Convention began the process of both explaining his faith and painting a picture of a man it hopes most Americans can relate to — and, of course, vote for.
August 30, 2012 "I wish President Obama had succeeded because I want America to succeed," the Republican presidential nominee plans to tell the nation tonight. But instead, he will say, "hope and change" have turned to disappointment.
August 30, 2012 There was speculation earlier in the week that "Dirty Harry" would make an appearance at the GOP convention. Now we're seeing reports that it's confirmed.
August 30, 2012 There are claims flying back and forth today over whether Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has falsely accused President Obama of breaking a promise to make sure a GM plant in Ryan's hometown stayed open. Let's look at the facts.
August 30, 2012 "This situation could happen to me at the Democratic convention or standing on the street corner. Racism is a global issue," CNN camerawoman Patricia Carroll says of an ugly incident that happened inside the arena at the Republican National Convention.
August 30, 2012 On Medicare, the stimulus and a story about the GM plant in his hometown, the GOP vice presidential nominee got some facts wrong, according to the news outlets and nonpartisan watchdogs that parse politicians' words.
August 30, 2012 In a picture, the words Rep. Paul Ryan used in accepting the Republican Party's vice presidential nomination show he had a lot to say about President Obama. He wasn't applauding the president's performance.
August 30, 2012 With a jutting chin and growing fearlessness, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan delivered a GOP convention takedown of President Obama Wednesday night, catapulting an already ugly campaign to a whole new level.