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The Texas senator and GOP presidential candidate made several claims during a town hall meeting that have been previously evaluated by PolitiFact. Plus: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Clinton, Sanders and Kasich; and Trump's comments on punishing women who have an abortion.
All five presidential candidates are scheduled to traverse Wisconsin -- making assertions, boasts and attacks -- ahead of the state’s primary election on April 5, 2016. Almost certainly, they will repeat some of their favorite lines, some of which will make you stop and ask, Really? Thankfully, we've rated many of those claims.
All eyes were on Havana this week as President Barack Obama made his historic trip to Cuba, including those of the fact-checkers. Here are some of our recent fact-checks about U.S.-Cuba relations. Donate $1, help us unlock $15,000 to expand our 2016 fact-checking
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Barack Obama, who gave an opening interview Friday to kick off South by Southwest Interactive , has about 10 months left in his presidency. According to the PolitiFact Obameter, he's fully kept 45 percent of his campaign promises. Details ahead... What did you hear that might merit a fact check?
President Barack Obama is set to give a public interview at Austin’s South by Southwest Interactive this Friday. The same day, Obama doesn’t plan to attend Nancy Reagan’s California funeral. A sitting president not going to the funeral of a first lady? Not unusual, we find.
Barack Obama's visit to Wisconsin comes in the midst of a heated campaign for the White House.
We're watching President Barack Obama's final State of the Union; check back here for fact-checks. In the meantime, follow PolitiFact on Medium and view our annotations of Obama's speech.
President Barack Obama will discuss his new executive actions on gun regulations at a CNN town hall Thursday. We'll be watching. • From the archives: Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president? • 5 things to know about the immigration fight between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz • New video or not, Clinton claim about ISIS using Trump in video is still False
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Texan Ted Cruz was incorrect, we concluded, when he said the federal government has been trying to force schools to let boys shower with little girls. But it’s also the case that how an anti-discrimination law applies to transgender students continues to be debated and fought out in court.
PolitiFact readers sound off on our fact-checks of statements by Jeb Bush about refugees and President Barack Obama about fish swimming in Miami streets
Donald Trump, in Texas, said Barack Obama has big plans for Syrian refugees. But Trump’s declaration the president wants to import 250,000 Syrian refugees lacks factual standing. See all of Donald Trump’s Pants on Fire statements. See Trump’s full Truth-O-Meter report card.
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Per Ted Cruz, Barack Obama won’t say a certain term. "President Obama will not identify, he literally will not utter the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism,’" Cruz recently said, "and as matter of policy, nobody in the administration will say the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism.’" That’s True, PolitiFact Virginia concluded. See Ted Cruz’s full Truth-O-Meter report card.
Ten of the latest fact checks -- two each on the five Republican White House hopefuls who are leading in the polls.