Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

Bernie Sanders doesn't think the election is "rigged"

Postal Worker Caught Destroying Absentee Trump Ballots in Major Swing State

Postal Worker Caught Destroying Absentee Trump Ballots in Major Swing State?

A Twitter user claimed to be a postal worker who regularly destroys mailed-in Trump votes in Ohio, but the issue appeared to be a joke taken taken too seriously.

Trump-Pence donations for Hurricane Matthew

The Trump-Pence campaign delivered $29,000 in food and supplies to Hurricane Matthew victims in three North Carolina towns.

Clinton’s bogus claim that Trump didn’t want to save the auto industry

Clinton is creating an imaginary Trump here, claiming that Trump didn’t really care about the auto industry.

The sexual allegations against Bill Clinton and Donald Trump: The corroborators

When journalists write about incidents that occurred long ago, especially serious allegations such as sexual misconduct, a key goal is to find people who will say that they heard about the incident at the time.

Trump’s claim that a Clinton-backed Haiti factory ‘amounted to a massive sweatshop’

Trump’s attack against the Clintons’ involvement with a factory in Haiti has emerged as a new talking point in recent weeks.

Video of Bill Clinton 'rape' is fabricated

A "secretly made Israeli intelligence video recording" supposedly showing "former President Bill Clinton raping a 13-year-old girl" is just more fake news.

Mike Pence didn't dis Michelle Obama

A fake news story overstated Republican VP candidate Mike Pence's disagreement with the First Lady's criticism of Donald Trump.

Tim Kaine, gay marriage and the Catholic Church

More fake news.

No, Hillary Clinton didn't grab a man's crotch

More fake news.

Jessica Leeds' Phone Number Not Tied to Clinton Foundation

The phone number of a woman who accused Donald Trump of sexually aggressive behavior does not match that of a Clinton Foundation staffer.

Hillary Clinton Has Run No Positive Political Ads?

A Facebook image incorrectly claims that Hillary Clinton has never issued a political ad touting her own accomplishments.

Clinton’s Auto Bailout Falsehood

Hillary Clinton wrongly said that "back in the Great Recession ... Donald Trump said rescuing the auto industry didn't really matter very much. He said ... 'Let it go.' " The "let it go" quote is from 2015, and taken out of context.

Jolly, Trump Photos Are Fake

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.

Trump Twists Facts on Murder Case

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 flip-flops on whether women’s sexual allegations should be believed

Trump earns an Upside-Down Pinocchio, our rating for unacknowledged flip-flops.

Did Hillary Clinton sell weapons to ISIS?

As WikiLeaks released several batches of e-mails in October 2016, partisans claimed they confirmed Hillary Clinton sold weapons to ISIS.

Fact check: 7 claims Trump made in Panama City Beach

The Republican nominee made several charged claims in his stump speech Tuesday night. Here's a look at some of those claims.

Rep. Ken Buck’s “radical climate change agenda” statement is at odds with Department of Defense

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.

Fact Checking Donald Trump's Defiant Speech

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.