A closer look at one of Hillary Clinton's Democratic presidential challengers.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Did the Clintons charge the Secret Service rent to house the security detail protecting their home in Chappaqua, N.Y.?
Another look at a recurring rumor.
To cite this 1-to-7 ratio as a definitive impact of the White House’s proposal on early education programs is a stretch, and lacks significant context.
Did Hillary Clinton and Adolf Hitler both say the needs of society should come before the needs of individuals?
Rick Santorum misrepresented the Environmental Protection Agency’s impact analysis of a new agency rule that would reduce power plant emissions of mercury and other toxins.
The president’s statistic is worthy of Two Pinocchios.
No, the case in question occurred under President George W. Bush.
A lot of vague promises are made on the presidential campaign trail. This is one of them.
Did the New York Assembly passed a law making it expressly legal to shoot babies in the heart with poison?
Checking Hillary Clinton's claim that “there’s something wrong when CEOs make 300 times more than the American worker.”
Has ISIS been recruiting children in Indiana to join a group called "Daesh"?
The federal estate tax inspires a lot of heated political rhetoric for a tax that very few people actually pay.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio launched a Republican presidential campaign this week with a promise to reject "the leaders and ideas of the past."
No credible evidence for dramatic claim.
No, more fake news passed off as real.
Warren’s claim that 99.6 percent of all job categories pay men more than women because of discrimination
A number of readers asked us about this tweet by Senate Democrats on “Equal Pay Day” — April 14, 2015 — which symbolizes how far a woman must work into the next year to make as much as a man.
The Fact Checker takes no position on Marco Rubio’s policy ideas or whether he is, in fact, a tinsel-packaged prune. But since Rubio is now a presidential candidate, it is worth exploring what he did say about raising the minimum wage and equal pay, and what his tax plan entails.
The quote attributed to Rand Paul follows a format popular among satirical Facebook pages devoted to lampooning the political positions of conservative lawmakers and pundits.
The man at the center of this claim "quite obviously shifted his recollections of events from the 1973-74 timeframe to conform to his current point of view rather than the other way around."