Gov. Sam Brownback, Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer and former state Rep. Richard Carlson make similar appeals when arguing the administration’s tax policies work to pull Kansas away from a “lost decade.”
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Identifying members of the president's extended family.
During a speech to evangelical pastors at a conference in Des Moines last week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz accused President Barack Obama of omitting a key detail about brutal murders carried about by the Islamic State. Is that correct?
A closer look at a claim by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., that “it only took North Korea 12 years to get a nuclear weapon from the time we reached the Agreed Framework in 1994 to the time they tested their first weapon in 2006.”
Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., said 32 states oppose an EPA proposal on carbon emissions, and that it will result in double-digit electricity price hikes in 43 states. Is he correct on these two points?
Not yet, but it's thinking about it.
Does a law passed in 1903 invalidate "all gun control laws" in the U.S.? No.
Hillary Clinton says neither the federal government nor an independent third party has the right to review emails she sent as secretary of state if she deems them personal. That's inaccurate.
These are an interesting set of remarks to fact check, because some of the analysis in part turns on what the listener believes the president was trying to say. We will look at each of these in turn.
How many people would become uninsured if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the administration in King v. Burwell?
Republicans have tried to temper the latest jobs report by noting that the labor force participation rate has continued to decline. But in at least two instances, the claims have gone too far.
Checking the claim that “we, right now, have more words in the IRS code than there are in the Bible — not a one of them as good.”
A look at how Hillary Clinton's statements about her exclusive use of private email instead of a government account as secretary of state compare with the known facts.
President Obama said he first learned “through news reports” that Hillary Clinton used a private email system when she was his secretary of state. But it turns out he did know she used a private email address, at least for some official business.
Two Democratic lawmakers defended former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday talk shows after a week of scrutiny over her use of private e-mails. But how accurate is their case?
The Fact Checker has compiled an extensive timeline concerning government rules and regulations on the use of private e-mail accounts and the actions of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Did an editorial identify anachronisms in Barack Obama's 2007 Selma speech?
Photoshop has been working overtime.
Are there are 400,000 empty seats in Arizona's public-school system, and are there vacant schools?
Members of the International Fact Checkers Association joined together to publish fact checks related to women’s issues on International Women’s Day 2015.