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.

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  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True36 (%)(36)
  • Half True18 (%)(18)
  • Mostly False18 (%)(18)
  • False12 (%)(12)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

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Our top 5 fact-checks for April 2016

Our five most-popular fact-checks in April were all about the Democratic presidential candidates.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in April 2016

A spat between a Starbucks heckler and Gov. Rick Scott led our fact-checks in April

 

So you want to move to Canada, eh?

If ___________ becomes president, I’m moving to ___________! The refrain comes up every four years, no matter who’s running.

Donald Trump brings troublesome relationship with the truth to California

As California's June 7th primary election draws near, PolitiFact California is highlighting how presidential candidates fare with the truth on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter. We will also be fact-checking the statements they make while in the Golden State. 

Bernie Sanders has never felt the burn of PolitiFact’s Pants On Fire rating

As California's June 7th primary election draws near, PolitiFact California is highlighting how presidential candidates fare with the truth on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter. We will also be fact-checking the statements they make while in the Golden State.