Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Bernie Sanders's file

Sanders

Independent from Vermont

a Senator from Vermont who is an independent but who caucuses with Democrats.

Sanders's statements by ruling

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

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Bernie Sanders's website

Recent statements involving Bernie Sanders

Recent stories featuring Bernie Sanders

Is the Walmart family wealthier than 40 percent of the United States?

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders keeps tweeting about the wealth gap.

Holidays prompt outbreak of truthiness

Folks must be feeling goodwill toward their fellow man this holiday season.

Last week, AJC PolitiFact Georgia experienced an outbreak of truthiness.

Washington lawmakers found some accurate things to say about federal programs on the homeless and President Barack Obama's proposed tax compromise that just worked its way through Congress.

We also uncovered some truths about Georgia public higher education and our beloved Atlanta Braves.

We're shocked. And relieved.

Happy Holidays. 

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Fact-checking the estate tax

Critics on both sides of the political aisle criticize the estate tax estate tax portion of the compromise plan on taxes. We check one from each side.

Bernie Sanders talks and talks. Are his facts right?

The Vermont senator's filibuster includes facts we happened to be checking from his Nov. 30 speech. He earns a True and a False.