October 4, 2012 President Obama did some truth-stretching as well, say the nonpartisan watchdogs who parse candidates' words.
October 4, 2012 In Virginia, the consensus of a small group of undecided voters was that Republican Mitt Romney won the debate, putting together a more "focused and sincere" performance," while President Obama "seemed to be struggling to make his point."
October 3, 2012 Responding to calls that the Republican presidential ticket provide more detail about some of its policy proposals, vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan says TV isn't always the right medium for such specifics. And a spokesman for Mitt Romney says tonight's debate also has its limits.
October 3, 2012 Watchdogs will be paying close attention to what President Obama and Mitt Romney say. There are several outlets to choose from if you want to see what the fact checkers are saying.
October 3, 2012 After months of campaigning, President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, finally go head-to-head Wednesday night in Denver for the first of three debates. They'll address the economy, health care and more. Join us for a live discussion and share your reactions.
October 3, 2012 The nonpartisan group Free Press is calling on stations to do just that. At the very least, the group says, stations should fact check more. A new study by the group found that stations almost never reject third-party and superPAC ads — and few of them were engaging in serious fact checking.
October 3, 2012 With young people among the hardest hit by the down economy, NPR wondered what millennials want from tonight's debate. The head of a group of college Republicans poses theoretical questions for President Obama. The president of a chapter of college Democrats fashions questions for Mitt Romney.