Will voters in Colorado be able to print ballots at home and turn them over to "vote collectors"?
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Checking the claim that Illinois State Senate candidate Neil Anderson would target Medicaid for budget cuts if he serves on the Illinois State Senate.
Has Bill Cassidy has voted for tax breaks for millionaires while voting to cut Social Security payments and the Medicare prescription drug benefits?
Thought you'd seen it all this political season? An ad from Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes criticizes Sen. Mitch McConnell for his vote on a bill that President Obama praised, and even thanked McConnell by name for supporting.
Has President Obama issued an executive order to obtain 34 million blank green cards for a post-election immigration surge?
At a breakfast forum hosted by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, the two candidates for state Senate District 15 fielded questions yesterday morning on gambling, marriage equality, higher education, energy and other topics. And based on a fact-check, their comments were mostly accurate.
Checking a mailer funded by the Arizona Republican Party says that Andy Tobin is “a leader in the fight to secure the border.”
In The Fact Checker’s experience, the most fact-challenged ads are those that fly under the radar, as campaigns hope that reporters don’t notice the content — but voters do.
Checking the claim that “San Diego’s Convention Center is fully booked.”
Checking the claim in Arizona that "we could have saved almost $2 million spent implementing the dual track in the primary, I don't know what it will cost in the general. But $2 million to facilitate the votes of 21 people."
A new television ad from Republican candidate for lieutenant governor Dan Patrick goes after his opponent, Democrat Leticia Van de Putte, for her record on education. “Leticia Van de Putte is out of touch with Texas parents and wants Washington bureaucrats to run our schools,” the narrator says at the beginning of the ad.
Two respectable reports rank Nevada 49th for per-pupil spending on education in 2012. Two other sources — one that's more recent and one that takes into account important regional differences — put Nevada at 48th.
The conservative group Crossroads GPS attacks Colorado Sen. Mark Udall for saying the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant isn't an "imminent threat" to the United States. The ad leaves off the rest of the senator's remarks and then cites a news article that actually supports what Udall said.
In Iowa, a Republican ad claims that Democratic Senate nominee Bruce Braley "voted to raise taxes on every single Iowa taxpayer.” That badly distorts Braley's clearly stated position.
Checking a claim that's coming up in Arizona state legislative races.
Fact checking a Nebraska congressional race.
It's on a truck in Tyler, Texas.
Checking an ad that claims that Ed Gillespie's "firm even lobbied for five foreign governments, including a dictator now awaiting trial for war crimes.”
Did Kyrsten Sinema vote in Congress "to give terrorists full legal rights under the Constitution">
Clay Aiken's latest attack ad against incumbent Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers hits a couple of bad notes.