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Fact Checker Archive: Verdict Pending

Raymond Davis: Our man in Pakistan

President Obama called the U.S. embassy employee suspected of killing two people in Pakistan is a "diplomat" who enjoys diplomatic immunity. Is he right?

By Glenn Kessler  | February 18, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Other Foreign Policy, Verdict Pending  
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Clinton, Obama, China and Human Rights

The Obama administration's approach to human rights has evolved over the first two years of the president's term, with officials such Hillary Clinton becoming bolder in their approach. But is it enough?

By Glenn Kessler  | January 20, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Other Foreign Policy, Verdict Pending, issue context  
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How Unpopular Is George Bush?

Karl Rove is contesting claims that George W. Bush is the "most unpopular president" in history. The Fact Checker looks at the polls.

By Michael Dobbs  | May 8, 2008; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  History, Verdict Pending, Web Watch  
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Citizen McCain

The Senate has declared that John McCain is a "natural-born citizen," eligible to be president of the United States. But the non-binding Senate resolution does not resolve an arcane constitutional debate about the meaning of "natural-born."

By Michael Dobbs  | May 2, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History, Verdict Pending  
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Obama's Rezko Connection

Barack Obama says he has "no recollection" of meeting with a controversial British billionaire barred from entering the U.S. It is a case of "he said, she said."

By Michael Dobbs  | April 16, 2008; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, Verdict Pending  
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Name, Rank, and Service Number

A new television ad paints a picture of a defiant John McCain resisting his North Vietnamese captors. But it omits some important context. The Fact Checker investigates.

By Michael Dobbs  | April 3, 2008; 2:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (95)
Categories:  Candidate Record, Candidate Watch, History, Verdict Pending  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Iraq Truth-Telling, Part II, Michael Dobbs , March 18, 2008
Taxing questions for Clinton, Michael Dobbs , March 7, 2008
Obama's 'Weatherman' Connection, Michael Dobbs , February 19, 2008
Who has the most delegates?, Michael Dobbs , February 7, 2008
The GOP debate in Florida, Michael Dobbs , January 25, 2008
Edwards and 'special interests', Michael Dobbs , January 3, 2008
'Bomb, Bomb, Bomb; Bomb, Bomb, Iran', Michael Dobbs , December 4, 2007
Rudy the Crime Buster, Michael Dobbs , November 29, 2007
Is There a 'Cocaine Shortage'?, Michael Dobbs , November 21, 2007
Ron Paul Faces $1.1 Trillion Budget Shortfall, Michael Dobbs , November 8, 2007
Rudy's 'Spontaneous' Cell Phone 'Stunt', Michael Dobbs , October 8, 2007
Counting Civilian Deaths in Iraq, washingtonpost.com Editors , October 1, 2007
 
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