Following and fact-checking politics
Republicans have recently released their new policy ideas as a "contract with America" to win over voters. Midmorning considers whether tough economic times and anti-incumbent sentiment will help Republicans recapture the House and even the Senate in November's elections. We'll also fact-check candidates' claims in the local gubernatorial election.
- John Dickerson: Chief political correspondent for Slate magazine.
- Angie Drobnic Holan: Reporter and researcher for PolitiFact, the politics fact-checking website of the St. Petersburg Times.
- Catharine Richert: Lead reporter for PoliGraph. She is currently earning her Masters in Public Policy at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and has previously reported for PolitiFact.com and Congressional Quarterly.
- Tobin van Ostern: Network associate with Campus Progress. In 2008 he was national director of Students for Obama.