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PolitiFact.com Tracks Obama’s Campaign Promise Follow Through

BY Admin  April 29, 2009 at 8:10 PM EDT

President Barack Obama; file photo

The project was recently awarded the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting.

To gauge how President Obama has done in following through on his campaign promises during his first 100 days, NewsHour reporter Samara Thery spoke with Bill Adair, PolitiFact’s editor and the Washington bureau chief for the Times.

Listen to Adair discuss how the project got started, what promises President Obama has — and hasn’t — kept and how the editorial process works for the “Obameter.”

Click here to visit PolitiFact.com and learn more about what their reporting has uncovered.