A closer look at ads for two California ballot measures.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
It might seem an odd question for a Democrat to keep ducking: Did you vote for President Barack Obama or not? Can that be so hard?
Has the U.S. Department of State issued a travel advisory for the state of Texas? No, just more satire pass off as news.
No, just more satire passed off as truth.
Did the U.S. Army get pressured to accommodate Muslims by allowing turbans and beards to become a part of their dress code?
At an Oct. 13 Arkansas Senate debate, Rep. Tom Cotton claimed that Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor "voted for every one of Barack Obama's tax increases." Pryor called this a "whopper," and countered that he "voted against every budget that President Obama has offered." We find that both are not telling the whole story.
Have ISIS militants been captured by Border Patrol in the last 36 hours?
The White House directed reporters to look at a report on the Secret Service, so The Fact Checker took up the challenge.
So far, negative ads by each candidate have been decried by his opponent.
Short answer: No.
Is an ongoing outbreak of Enterovirus D68 due to an influx of immigrant children from Central America?
Sen. John McCain claimed on a Sunday talk show that “we were told there would never be a case of Ebola in the United States.” Not exactly.
The Obama administration has not, in fact, ordered $1 billion worth of disposable coffins for use with FEMA camps or Ebola victims.
A reader saw a post on Facebook that said "Congress moves to appoint Obama to a third term in 2016" True or false?
Was an Arizona gubernatorial candidate right about the size of Arizona's public-school classes and the number of teacher vacancies?
Checking the percentage of education dollars in Arizona being spent in the classroom each year over the past decade.
The DFL Party released another wave of advertisements attacking Minnesota Congressional Candidate Stewart Mills. The ad claims Mills backs an agenda that favors outsourcing Minnesota jobs and that Mills supports giving tax breaks to billionaires and multinational corporations. Is that correct?
The seventh in a series of political ad fact checks that will be published heading into the Nov. 4 general election.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer faced off in a town hall event today. It was the only time the candidates will meet this election season. Free Press reporters John Wisely, Brent Snavely and Matt Helms checked the facts shared by the candidates throughout the forum.
A TV ad from Democrat Jim Mowrer claims Iowa Rep. Steve King "did vote to raise his own pay by $20,000 a year and take perks like free health care for life." That's a double whopper.