Fact-checking the Denver presidential debate

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney traded barbs Wednesday night on taxes, jobs, health care and the economy — and often stretched the facts. "Mr. President," Romney said, "you're entitled as the president to your own airplane and to your own house, but not to your own facts." Romney also would have benefited from that advice. We're combing through the pair's remarks from the University of Denver's Ritchie Center, where ... Full Story »

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by Sirajul Islam - Oct. 5, 2012

Great analysis presented by the Pulitzer Prize winning PolitiFact on the 1st presidential debate. According to their research, both President Obama and ex-Mass Governor made some true, some mostly-true, some half-true, and some false statements. A patient read revealed that Obama made false statement regarding Donald Trump; he made two false statements regarding healthcare, a half-true and a true statement regarding Medicare. Regarding deficit he made a half-true statement and a half-true and two mostly true statements on tax. On the other hand, Mr. Romney made three false statements on healthcare, two half-true statements on Medicare. On jobs, he made a half-true and a mostly-true statement. While he made a true statement on ... More »

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