Some voters may be misled by a Democratic TV ad that uses fake images, marked “dramatization,” of Republican Rep. David Jolly and Donald Trump shaking hands and appearing together.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Donald Trump falsely claimed that a "criminal alien" released from prison in 2012 and later convicted of murdering a Connecticut woman in 2015 was "set free by [Hillary] Clinton’s watch" when she was secretary of state.
Trump earns an Upside-Down Pinocchio, our rating for unacknowledged flip-flops.
As WikiLeaks released several batches of e-mails in October 2016, partisans claimed they confirmed Hillary Clinton sold weapons to ISIS.
The Republican nominee made several charged claims in his stump speech Tuesday night. Here's a look at some of those claims.
In a statement that has been recently repeated by major news outlets, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Greeley, said that climate change detracts from national security, a statement that disregards formal pronouncements from the Department of Defense.
Donald Trump gave a lengthy speech on Thursday, lashing out at the media, rival Hillary Clinton, the U.S. government, and the financial industry for what he said is widespread conspiracy and corruption. He repeatedly claimed that what he was saying was true and factual, and arguing that his critics were incorrect. But at least four of Trump's key claims were inaccurate.
Donald Trump wrongly labeled the debates "rigged" because the Commission on Presidential Debates' "head guy used to work for Bill Clinton."
In an e-mail published by WikiLeaks, Hillary Clinton said she dreamed of a "hemispheric common market," not the abolition of the United States government.
A report that widespread voter fraud was carried out by Hillary Clinton supporters during the primary election in at least three key states is fake news.
A conservative web site used a photograph from a 2013 jazz festival claiming it pictured the audience at a recent Donald Trump rally.
Some 22 million official White House e-mails, the majority of which were sent and received via private, non-government servers, were reported as lost or missing during the George W. Bush administration.
Has Arizona state Rep. Kate Brophy McGee been absent for 247 votes in the Arizona House?
During a campaign rally in Miami Tuesday, Hillary Clinton said Hurricane Matthew was "likely more destructive because of climate change."
In the past week, Trump has offered some version of this claim that Clinton “lost” or “misplaced” $6 billion of taxpayers’ funds while she was secretary of state. He argues that this shows she “is the vessel, a corrupt global establishment that’s raiding our country and surrendering the sovereignty of our nation.” Does this figure have any basis in reality?
Donald Trump cited apparent excerpts from Hillary Clinton's past closed-door speeches, contained in emails leaked by WikiLeaks, but he twisted those excerpts in some cases.
Polls are certainly helpful for understanding the mood of the electorate. But they’re not helpful if you don’t understand how to read polls, or if you rely on unreliable polls.
The Obama administration seems set on misleading the public about the number of people held accountable for the wait-time scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Former National Endowment for the Arts chairman Bill Ivey says a leaked e-mail to Clinton deputy John Podesta did not reveal a "master plan" for maintaining political power via "an unaware and compliant citizenry."
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