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Fact Checker: January 23, 2011 - January 29, 2011

Obama and Mubarak and democracy--an accounting

An examination of two years of White House statements on President Obama's meetings with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak shows that the need for political reforms was often muted.

By Glenn Kessler  | January 29, 2011; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Middle East, Other Foreign Policy, issue context  
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Bachmann on slavery and the national debt

Rep. Michele Bachmann has trouble with both history and her math in her evolving stump speech.

By Glenn Kessler  | January 28, 2011; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Michele Bachmann  
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Fact Checking Ryan and Bachmann

We fact check the 2011 State of the Union responses by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.)

By Glenn Kessler  | January 26, 2011; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Economy, Issues  
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2011 State of the Union Live Fact Check

The Fact Checker and Friends provide a live fact check of the president's 2011 State of the Union address.

By Glenn Kessler  | January 25, 2011; 9:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Live Fact Check  
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Cutting the defense budget

Colin L. Powell says he managed to cut the defense budget by 25 percent. Does his claim hold up?

By Glenn Kessler  | January 25, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Geppetto's Checkmark, Other Foreign Policy, War on Terror  
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Iran and the effort to halt its nuclear ambitions

Now that talks have collapsed with Iran over its nuclear ambitions, what's next? A guide through the diplomatic thicket.

By Glenn Kessler  | January 24, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Iran, Other Foreign Policy, issue context  
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Obama's 2010 State of the Union address--an accounting

Obama announced lots of plans and ideas in his 2010 State of the Union address. We provided an accounting of what happened to those proposals.

By Glenn Kessler  | January 23, 2011; 1:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (32)
Categories:  Barack Obama, issue context  
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