McCain is facing questions about his ties to an eponymous nonprofit, after Bloomberg reported the Saudi government had donated $1 million to the nonprofit’s fundraising arm.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Sen. James Inhofe made misleading claims in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency about the relationship between neonicotinoid pesticides and bees.
Sen. Bernie Sanders uses padded data to back up his claim that "Hillary Clinton received $4.5 million from the fossil fuel industry."
Many readers have asked about these remarks by Bernie Sanders, which led him to list the ways that he thought the former secretary of state was “not qualified” to become president. Did Clinton really say Sanders was unqualified?
Before the Wisconsin primary, Hillary Clinton used a local party function to blast Rebecca Bradley, an appointed Wisconsin Supreme Court judge who was running for a 10-year term on the court.
A senior adviser to Sen. Bernie Sanders said that Sanders' presidential campaign has "never" used Hillary Clinton's "image or her name in an ad." That's false.
An update to a previous fact check.
Former President Bill Clinton mistakenly claimed that President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals by a “97 to nothing” vote. The Senate voted 76-23 to confirm Garland.
When asked about releasing his "full" federal tax returns, Sen. Bernie Sanders insisted that "we have released them in the past." But Sanders has released only his 1040 form, a two-page summary of his federal returns, not his full returns.
A popular article spreading on social media incorrectly claimed that St. Cloud schools bought prayer rugs for Muslim students at taxpayer expense.
Trade deficit and illegal immigration are down; real weekly earnings and federal debt are up. Our quarterly update of Obama's scorecard.
The Clinton campaign often points to the fact that the former secretary of state has received more votes than her challenger, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. But there is a bit of a caveat to her tally — it does not include the results of several key states which held caucuses, not primaries.
A meme that claims that the State Department under Hillary Clinton fought to keep Haiti's minimum wage from reaching $0.61 an hour is correct, but lacks context.
Hillary Clinton falsely claimed she is "the only candidate" in the presidential campaign "on either side" who has been attacked in advertising funded by "Wall Street financiers and hedge fund managers."
Sanders is not required to release his tax filings, and he clearly decided to keep them confidential. That’s his choice. But it doesn’t excuse him from misleading the public to believe otherwise with this false claim.
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said that he would abolish teachers' lounges, but he wasn't really speaking literally.
An ad says Ted Cruz wanted to accept more Syrian refugees into the country and expand amnesty for undocumented immigrants. Are those really Cruz’s position on refugees and immigration?
Words matter when it comes to legal battles. But in the fight between Idaho lawmakers and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, it can be difficult navigating the multiple verbal barbs that have been recently lodged at the state’s top legal officer.
Yes. But Obama can't take credit for a lot of that job growth.
We regret we have only Four Pinocchios to give for this whopper.