Has the CDC announced trials of an Ebola vaccine that works only on white people? Of course not--more satire passed off as real.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
As a reader service, here are two key public statements made by administration officials, one nearly a year old, about the threat posed by Islamic State, also known as ISIS, ISIL or al-Qaeda in Iraq.
Checking a claim in the Arizona attorney general's race.
Has the VA caseload grown significantly in Hawaii?
In its latest ad, the National Republican Congressional Committee is seeking to make 8th Congressional District Rep. Rick Nolan look soft on terrorism.
A look at a claim in Ohio's state auditor race.
The Moving Ohio Forward Network packs a lot into a 30-second television spot bashing Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine.
This ad clearly seeks to tie Quinn to what is widely seen as a dysfunctional state government and some of its most controversial players. Is it accurate?
News release by Kansas GOP contained issues.
Checking the claim that operatives of ISIS are going door to door, speaking with residents and then marking the homes of Christians.
Is the NRA correct that “Mary Landrieu voted to take away your gun rights”?
This is the fourth in a series of political ad fact checks that will be published heading into the Nov. 4 general election.
An ad from Republican Monica Wehby cherry-picks data to make the case that Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley is "paying the women on his staff thousands less than their male counterparts.”
Republican Evan Jenkins claims Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall "cut black lung benefits," in an ad that fires back after Rahall claimed Jenkins pledged to “take away” black lung benefits from coal miners.
In the 2014 fight for control of Congress, Democrats are sometimes using a tactic they've used before: Falsifying or exaggerating the positions their Republican opponents have taken on abortion.
Two different ads have been released in recent weeks trying to sway voters’ opinions of Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey.
“DeMaio’s funded by Tea Party extremists, who oppose pay fairness for women. DeMaio’s pledged to support their extreme agenda in Congress,” declares a television ad from Rep. Scott Peters in his congressional campaign against Carl DeMaio. How accurate is it?
A more complicated tale than social media posts suggest.
It's all a clerical anomaly, nothing more.
Checking Bill Clinton's claim that “I worked hard to put more than 100,000 police on the street and the crime rate went way down.”