New legislation and agency procedures addressed a spate of incidents.
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Lawmakers don't take action after spate of killings, so the president issues multiple executive actions on guns.
Republican Congress and the incoming Trump administration opened 2017 by trying to decide how -- and how quickly -- to repeal President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. What path lawmakers decide to take will determine how much of an impact the repeal will have on the American public. But members of Congress have no shortage of analyses and projections about what the impact of a repeal would be -- and how much slack a replacement plan would have to pick up following a repeal.
From trying end the wars in the Middle East and getting his daughters a puppy to reforming the health care system and tinkering with the tax code, Barack Obama made over 500 promises. Here are the ones that will define his presidency in years to come.
Ted Cruz's incorrect claim about Barack Obama handing off management of the internet resulted in our No. 4 most-clicked fact check from 2016.
We've posted more than 1,100 fact-checks related to the 2016 presidential race. Here are the most popular.
Gov. Greg Abbott's claim about rampant voter fraud launched our No. 8 most-clicked fact check from 2016.
Our check of a made-in-Texas Barack Obama claim about immigration ended up our No. 9 most-clicked story from 2016.
The back-and-forth took long enough, but North Carolina finally has a winner in the governor's race. And that means we're about to start tracking his political promises. Get ready for the Coop-O-Meter.
Sharp attacks on Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.
If you hear any of these Wisconsin-related statements tonight, you'll know whether they're True, Pants on Fire or somewhere in between.
Fitting, it would seem, that in July 2016, when the two major parties nominated their candidates for president, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump topped our most-clicked list.
Fact-checking POTUS, VPOTUS and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine at DNC night three.
Texan Dan Patrick continues to call for ABC News to release full video of this month's White House town hall where Patrick and President Obama went back and forth. We've newly annotated what fit into the 60-minute broadcast--and what got cut.
As part of PolitiFact's partnership with Medium, we annotated President Barack Obama's remarks from Poland on the police-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota.
Florida’s requests for federal assistance in emergencies and disasters are denied much more than the national average.
Donald Trump said President Obama should resign for not using the words. Obama hit back, saying using the words is "not a strategy." We delve into this war over words.
In an interview last week, President Barack Obama said, "There isn’t a president who’s taken more terrorists off the field than me." • Fact-checking the New York Democratic debate
A look at Rep. Rob Wittman's claim that Obama thanked Cuban president for criticizing the U.S.
The GOP front runner made several claims that have, in one way or another, been evaluated by PolitiFact. Plus: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Clinton, Sanders, Kasich and Cruz; Trump's comments on punishing women who have an abortion; and Trump: Low on the Truth-O-Meter, high in the polls