A look back at what then-candidate Barack Obama said on vaccines and autism in 2008.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
An unreliable statistical comparison.
It's all satire, folks.
The White House is claiming that the top 1 percent of all earners would pay 99 percent of the capital gains tax increase proposed by the president. But that claim rests on some debatable logic.
The statistic that there are 22 veteran suicides each day — or, more than 8,000 when multiplied by the number of days in a year — is a widely cited figure in reference to veteran suicides. It’s been used by Democratic and Republican lawmakers in both chambers, the VA, veteran groups and media outlets. Where does this figure come from, and what does it tell us about suicides among veterans?
Sen. Rand Paul gave false and misleading statements about vaccine safety in two separate interviews, including a claim that "many" children have developed "profound mental disorders" after vaccinations.
“Under Obama, Average Family Premiums Have Increased $4,154” -- or have they?
Was "patient zero" for the 2014-2015 measles outbreak found to be an already-vaccinated child or illegal immigrant?
Checking the claim that Elizabeth Warren lives in a multi-million-dollar mansion and relied on scant Native American heritage claims to land a job at Harvard.
What percentage of Arizonans choose to send their children to public schools in their own neighborhoods?
The Associated Press reviewed some of the facts the Winnetka Republican is using to make his case for change in Springfield. Some were spot on, while others lacked context or weren't accompanied by other important information.
A reader e-mail about this statement piqued our interest: Would raising the minimum wage really help someone making $15,000 or less a year “make ends meet”?
is the new governor cutting education spending or increasing it? Well, he’s doing both.
Is President Barack Obama "secretly importing" 75,000 Muslims into the U.S?
Did President Barack Obama order a VA chapel in Michigan to hide Christian symbols behind a curtain?
President Obama repeated an outdated and questionable number for the Human Genome Project's return on investment, and oversold just how cheap sequencing a single person's full genetic code has become.
In a speech to House Democrats, President Barack Obama stretched the facts to underscore political points about national security and the improving economy.
The Fact Checker frequently warns readers to be wary of claims by politicians that various policy initiatives will yield tens of thousands of jobs.
A small group of Nigerian women armed with AK-47s save their town and their school from Boko Haram militants. It is a story that has captured imaginations on social media. But the story is a hoax.
Rick Santorum touted a shocking statistic to Iowa voters: Of the "6 million net new jobs created in America" since 2000, "all of them" are held by immigrants. That's not accurate.