Monday, June 29th, 2015

The most recent articles on PolitiFact New Hampshire

Jeb Bush's questionable attack on Barack Obama and the use of U.S. power

There’s little question that President Barack Obama has faced a rocky foreign-policy landscape during his tenure. But is he philosophically opposed to having the United States take a leading role in the world? That's a claim Jeb Bush made in New Hampshire recently. We've taken a closer look.

Iranian missiles and the eastern U.S.: How big a threat?

At a recent Republican summit in New Hampshire, Marco Rubio said that "Iran is developing long-range rockets that will at some point in less than a decade be capable of reaching the East Coast of the United States." PolitiFact's national staff looked into how plausible that scenario is.

How well has Rand Paul fared on the Truth-o-Meter?

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul made his run for the White House official, becoming the second major candidate to announce, and the second one with Texas roots. Paul is expected back in New Hampshire this week where he has been a frequent visitor to the first-in-the-nation primary state.

PolitiFact names its 2014 Lie of the Year

The emergence of Ebola in the United States sparked a political and media frenzy, but many of the claims made were far from accurate. Collectively, they are PolitiFact's sixth annual Lie of the Year.

Talking New Hampshire politics on NHPR

PolitiFact New Hampshire editor Jonathan Van Fleet appeared on New Hampshire Public Radio to discuss some recent fact checks.

As Scott Brown nears Senate bid, a look back at fact checks

Without making it "officially" official, Scott Brown dropped a big clue in the "will-he or won’t-he" guessing game over his potential run for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire. At a GOP conference in Nashua, N.H., Brown announced that he was forming a committee to explore running for the seat held by Democrat Jeanne Shaheen. Both Brown and Shaheen are no strangers to the Truth-o-Meter.