AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Republican debate

AP.org By Robert Burns and Calvin Woodward 1/15/16 WASHINGTON (AP) — Did Ted Cruz mean to suggest he would have gone to war with Iran over its brief detention of U.S. sailors? Did Donald Trump forget that he proposed a … Continue reading

Here’s another way candidates copy Donald Trump: Shameless fibbing

The Washington Post By Jenna Johnson and David Fahrenthold 11/9/15 This is Donald Trump’s election. The other candidates are just fibbing in it. “Word is,” Trump said last month on Twitter, “that Ford Motor, because of my constant badgering at … Continue reading

Ben Carson: No apologies for 1992 fetal tissue research

The Washington Post By David Weigel 8/13/15 This story has been updated. Ben Carson defended the use of fetal tissue for medical research Thursday, after a blog published excerpts of a 1992 paper describing work the neurosurgeon-turned-presidential candidate carried out using … Continue reading

Commentary: Power, money and education reform

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com 1/26/15 INDIANAPOLIS – Long ago, Lord Acton famously said, “Power tends to corrupt.” The same can be true of money. One of the many tragedies accompanying the destructive debate over education “reform” in Indiana is the … Continue reading