Bernie Sanders's file

Sanders

Independent from Vermont

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is an independent who caucuses with Democrats. In May 2015, he announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True45 (%)(45)
  • Half True26 (%)(26)
  • Mostly False19 (%)(19)
  • False14 (%)(14)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

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Provocative Trump Campaign Ad Gives Wrong Impression On Immigrant Crime

President Trump’s re-election campaign released a provocative video featuring an undocumented immigrant accused of killing two Northern California sheriff’s deputies. The spot accurately captures the outbursts of the accused killer, but also fuels the stereotype that undocumented immigrants are largely violent.

Fact-checking Hillary Clinton as she returns to California

Former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is set to speak Monday in Davis, California at the Mondavi Center. The event is part of Clinton's book tour. She'll discuss What Happened, her memoir about the 2016 presidential election. Hear something you think we should fact-check? Email PolitiFact California at [email protected], or contact us on Twitter or Facebook.

Bernie Sanders back in California

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is headed back to California to tout his ‘single payer Medicare-for-all’ proposal. As he returns, we examined his health care pitch and his record with the truth.

 

 

PolitiFact California’s Top 10 fact checks of 2016

Our investigation into claims by President-elect Donald Trump, California Gov. Jerry Brown and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders all made PolitiFact California's Top 10 most popular fact checks of 2016.

The top 10 most viewed fact-checks of 2016

We've posted more than 1,100 fact-checks related to the 2016 presidential race. Here are the most popular.