Saturday, May 30th, 2015

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 and the Truth-O-Meter

With Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to announce soon that he’s running for president in 2016, we thought we’d take a look back at his record on the Truth-O-Meter.

 

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Bernie Sanders says half of Americans have less than $10,000 in savings accounts

Bernie Sanders, the Independent senator from Vermont mulling a run for president, told an Austin crowd a lot of Americans have very little saved for a rainy day.

 

MOSTLY TRUE.

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.