>PolitiFact.com has a remarkable tool for finding the story behind candidate’s comments, particularly attacks on their rivals, called the Truth-O-Meter. A lovely bonus is that they even fact-check candidates’ videos!

I have to give props to my student assistant (aka CRS Report Ninja Assistant), Claire, for finding this on the always-informative FreeGovInfo. She’s putting together a presidential elections-themed display for our floor, and we’re trying to showcase documents, informational websites, and common questions about elections (a FAQ that will include an “ask us more!” spot with our department’s reference contact information).

I can’t wait to see what she comes up with, based on her awesome sketch and the bang-up job she did on a CRS-report-themed display and a World War posters display.


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