Georgia political leaders and thinkers have made plenty of claims lately that have gotten lost in the din of presidential hopefuls.
PolitiFact Georgia has paid attention, though, and checked out some of the statements from the Peach State. Read more on by clicking through on the headline.
With Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson rising in the polls, we wanted to take a look at how he’s performed on the Truth-O-Meter so far.
Eleven of the 17 candidates vying for the Republican nomination for president will be on the main stage at the second debate Wednesday.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, trailing in the polls, won't be among them. As part of PolitiFact's ongoing series examining statesment from candidates on both sides of the aisle, today we look at claims made by Jindal, who will again appear in the "undercard" debate prior to the main event.
As we near the the next national GOP debate on Sept. 16, political watchers are keeping an eye on polls to see who in the crowded field will make the stage for CNN's broadcast.
As part of PolitiFact's ongoing series examining statesment from candidates on both sides of the aisle, today we look at claims from one of the standouts of the first debate in August, Marco Rubio, Florida's junior senator.
The field for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is so large, the first debate was split into two.
Although the top 10 polling candidates drew the prime-time slot in the Aug. 6 events, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina drew media and voter attention with her performance in the "Happy Hour" debate among the seven remaining candidates. Today, PolitiFact Georgia looks at our checks on claims made by Fiorina as part of our weekly series on White House wannabees from both sides of the political aisle.
Folks were still cleaning up the debate podiums in Cleveland when 10 Republican candidates for president were on their way to Atlanta.
They will be in town for this weekend's RedState Gathering, a convention at the InterContinental Buckhead for conservative and party activists.
The event will be lived streamed here if you want to watch. Expected candidates and speaking times are:
Friday Aug. 7:
10:30 a.m. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
11:30 a.m. — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry
1:30 p.m. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal
3:30 p.m. — Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina
4:30 p.m. — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio
Saturday Aug. 8
9:00 a.m. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
11:30 a.m. — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
1:30 p.m. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush
4:30 p.m. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. — developer Donald Trump speaks at the event's "tailgate" at the College Football Hall of Fame
As the race for the 2016 presidential nominations heats up, PolitiFact Georgia is taking time to remind readers of our fact-checks from the candidates.
Each week, we alternate between the large Republican field and the relatively small Democratic offering. Today, we look at our checks on claims made by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent who is making waves in the Democratic race.
As the road to the 2016 presidential race heats up, PolitiFact Georgia is taking time to remind readers of our fact-checks from the candidates.
Each week, we alternate between the large Republican field and the relatively sparse Democratic offering. Today, we look at our checks on claims made by former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who trails in the Democratic race.
PolitiFact Georgia has begun an occasional series looking at statements from more than a dozen of the 2016 presidential candidates as part of our overall effort to parse fact and fiction in the political talk.
Today, we turn our attention to claims from former U.S. Senator and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee.
(See previous stories on other candidates here)
With more than a dozen candidates announced for the 2016 presidential election, there will be plenty of claims coming from all political corners.
PolitiFact Georgia has begun an occasional series looking at statements from the candidates as part of our overall effort to parse fact and fiction in the political talk.
Today: a look at the statements from former First Lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.