Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

George W. Bush White House 'Lost' 22 Million E-mails?

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.

Critics' claims on Rep. Kate Brophy McGee's voting record inconclusive

Has Arizona state Rep. Kate Brophy McGee been absent for 247 votes in the Arizona House?

Clinton on Hurricane Matthew, Climate Change

During a campaign rally in Miami Tuesday, Hillary Clinton said Hurricane Matthew was "likely more destructive because of climate change."

Trump’s false claim that Clinton ‘lost’ $6 billion at State Department

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?

Trump Twists Facts on WikiLeaks

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.

Trump’s ridiculous claim that he won ‘every poll’ on the second presidential debate

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.

‘Whole bunch’ of facts don’t support Obama’s claim that many VA bosses were fired over scandal

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.

Clinton Camp Demands 'Compliant Citizenry' for Master Plan?

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."

Fact Check: Clinton-Trump Presidential Debate, No. 2

NPR's politics team -- with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more -- is live-annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact check.

Hillary Clinton Didn't Say the Supreme Court Exists to 'Change and Shape the Law'

A quote purportedly from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton about the role of the Supreme Court is a hoax.

Was Bill Clinton Expelled from Oxford Over a Rape Incident?

A long-circulating rumor holds that Bill Clinton raped an Oxford classmate named Eileen Wellstone before evolving to also assert he was expelled over the incident.

Fact-checking the second presidential debate

A rundown of claims in the second presidential debate.

Clinton, Trump clash in 2nd debate: CNN's Reality Check Team vets the claims

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met Sunday for their second presidential debate, and CNN's Reality Check Team spent the evening analyzing their claims. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the debate and selected key statements from both candidates.

Trump’s claim about Canadians traveling to the United States for medical care

During the health-care policy portion of the debate, Trump attacked Hillary Clinton’s health-care plan and said it would end up in a “disaster, somewhat similar to Canada.” He called the Canadian health-care system “catastrophic,” and said that in “many cases,” Canadians are coming to the United States to receive operations because their system is so slow. We checked out whether this was accurate.

The facts about Hillary Clinton and the Kathy Shelton rape case

While the cases of three women connected to Bill Clinton have been well-litigated in the media, the Kathy Shelton case has attracted much less attention.

13 times Trump was dead wrong at the debate, and 2 times Clinton was wrong

In a campaign season littered with falsehoods, Sunday night’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton marked the moment when the tether between rhetoric and reality snapped.

24 Fact Checks From the Second Presidential Debate

In Sunday night's presidential debate, there were more than a dozen falsehoods and inaccuracies. NBC News and our friends at PolitiFact checked out the candidate's claims, and here's what we found.

Trump, Clinton and their debate claims

FactChecking the Second Presidential Debate

We found a mountain of false and misleading statements in the second meeting of the presidential nominees.

Clinton on US Advisers in Iraq

A claim from the second presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts.