Riley Snyder

Riley Snyder is a political fact-checker at PolitiFact Nevada, working out of KTNV Channel 13 Action News in Las Vegas. Previously, he covered the Nevada Legislature for the Associated Press and has interned for the Los Angeles Times, Las Vegas Sun and Reno Gazette-Journal.

He is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno where he majored in journalism. He works out of the KTNV studios in Las Vegas.

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Recent stories from Riley Snyder

Hillary Clinton correctamente dice: Torre Trump en parte construida por trabajadores indocumentados

Buscando presentar a Donald Trump como un hipócrita en inmigración, Hillary Clinton sostuvo durante el tercer debate presidencial que el candidato multimillonario utilizó trabajadores indocumentados para construir su rascacielos en la ciudad de Nueva York.

PolitiFact Sheet: Challenges and questions remain for proposed Las Vegas stadium

Las Vegas Sands owner and Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson is proposing to build a nearly $2 billion domed stadium for an NFL team along the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip — and he is asking for public funding of $750 million in increased room taxes to help pay for it

Fact-checking the third night of the Democratic National Convention

Fact-checking POTUS, VPOTUS and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine at DNC night three. 

Nevada Republican goofs at RNC, wrongly claims Las Vegas is capital of Nevada

Not the best place for a gaffe!

Fact-checking the second night of the 2016 Republican National Convention

Republicans branded the second night of their national convention with an economic theme of "Make America Work Again," but most of the night’s speakers used their platform to accuse Hillary Clinton of being dishonest about Benghazi, her emails and even her own name.  

Fact-checking claims about the Nevada convention chaos

PolitiFact Nevada dug into what Sanders supporters are so mad about and found their claims lacking.

Fact-Check-A-Thon calls out misleading TV ads in 2016 primaries

We’re teaming up with PolitiFact partners in states like Florida, Texas, Colorado, Ohio and Wisconsin as well as the Political TV Ad Archive to fact-check as many TV ads as possible this week.   Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Flint, Mich.   Help PolitiFact raise $15,000 to hire an additional fact-checker for 2016   Secret behind Trump University's A rating: doing nothing