Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Al Sharpton's file

Sharpton

Democrat from New York

The Rev. Al Sharpton, a minister based in New York City, is founder of the National Action Network civil rights organization. He is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host and he hosts MSNBC PoliticsNation. Sharpton has run for the U.S. Senate and was a Democratic candidate for president in 2004.

Sharpton's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Sharpton's statements for that ruling.

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Recent statements involving Al Sharpton

Recent stories featuring Al Sharpton

Fox News, Megyn Kelly on Al Sharpton, Beckel and Bolling on taxes: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Many on the left criticize Fox News as, essentially, a right-wing propaganda machine. Today's PolitiFact Oregon takes a look at recent claims made on Fox and lets readers draw their own conclusions.

A look at claims about minimum wage

Increasingly, state Sen. Nikiya Harris is making a push to raise the minimum wage in Wisconsin.

Here is a recent look at claims related to the minimum wage from elsewhere, and how they fared on the Truth-O-Meter.

Fact-checking 'PoliticsNation'

On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, host Al Sharpton and guests Rep. Jim McDermott and Goldie Taylor confused their talking points.

Differences between the debt and the deficit

On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, host Al Sharpton and guest Goldie Taylor confused debt with deficit.

A look at our Walker and recall-related statements

As Democrats launch their drive to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, here's a look at some of the claims -- from both sides -- you're likely to see repeated.

And repeated.