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Free college is true American history, Bernie Sanders insists

Bernie Sanders says college tuition in the U.S. was once nothing as in nada as in zero.   Sure, senator, and the space program ran on Tang. Oh wait: PolitiFact Florida found Sanders’ claim MOSTLY TRUE.   LIKE the PolitiFact Texas project on our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.   See Texas presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s Truth-O-Meter report card.

A look at recent claims by Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in advance of Milwaukee debate

A look at recent statements from Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in advance of their Feb. 11 debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

In context: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Goldman Sachs

Their basic message: Their political opponents side with greedy banks, specifically Goldman Sachs.   Follow our live updates: PolitiFact on the road in Iowa Jan. 18-22

Our 5 most-clicked in 2015 (that weren't about Scott Walker)

These fact checks covered Democrats as well as Republicans, on taxes as diverse as taxes and foreign kings. Also: Our top Scott Walker factchecks from 2015

Fact-checking the New Hampshire Democratic debate

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley debated at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. We checked a few of their facts. 

Checking in on Bernie Sanders’ Truth-O-Meter record

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will make his Tonight Show debut this evening. How has he fared on the Truth-O-Meter so far? 

Our 5 most-read fact-checks from November

Here’s an early gift for you this holiday season: Our five most popular articles from November.   •  Yes, Donald Trump, Chevys are a rare sight in Japan, but why?   •  Mailbag: Readers call out our recent turkeys

Checking claims from the Democratic debate

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley squared off Saturday night in Iowa. See our latest fact-checks from the CBS Democratic presidential debate.

Democratic hopefuls back for second debate

The remaining three candidates for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination will appear in their second debate Saturday, just a week after the latest debate among the GOP contenders. Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley will take the stage in Iowa at 9 p.m., and the debate will air live on CBS and its radio affiliates. Click on the headline to see a sampling of fact-checks on those candidates.

Our top 5 most-read fact-checks from October

One year out from the 2016 presidential election, the campaigns are keeping us fact-checkers busy. Take a look at our five most-read PolitiFact items from October.   • Introducing PolitiFact California • Fact-checking the GOP debate on CNBC

Our October High Five

Some older items got new attention from PolitiFact readers in October.  

What Bernie Sanders said about not being a billionaire

We take a look at the Vermont senator's unique White House pitch.    • Fact-checking the first Democratic presidential debate

Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Las Vegas

The Democrats seeking to succeed Barack Obama went at it Tuesday in Las Vegas.   PolitiFact reviews their factual claims.   PolitiFact digs into how Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and the gang have fared so far on the Truth-O-Meter. 

How have the Democratic candidates fared on the Truth-O-Meter?

The Democratics take the debate stage Oct. 13, 2015. Here's how Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and the gang have done so far on the Truth-O-Meter. FOLLOW OUR LIVE FACT-CHECKING OF THE FIRST DEBATE STARTING AT 8:30 P.M.   

Fact-checking a viral graphic critical of Bernie Sanders

The graphic includes 12 claims, which range from basically accurate to highly misleading.

Jobs fact-checks for Labor Day

On this Labor Day, we’re taking a look back at some of our recent fact-checks about the labor market and employment statistics.

Bernie Sanders — socialist or democratic socialist?

Readers asked if we were accurately describing Bernie Sanders as a socialist, so we dug into the term and its background.   • 10 years after Katrina, a look at President Obama's campaign promises • The week in fact-checks (video)

Sanders hitting same themes as years ago

As the race for the  2016 presidential nominations heats up, PolitiFact Georgia is taking time to remind readers of our fact-checks from the candidates. Each week, we alternate between the large Republican field and the relatively small Democratic offering. Today, we look at our checks on claims made by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent who is making waves in the Democratic race.  

Six fact-checks related to African-American issues

As Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders speak at the National Urban League conference in Fort Lauderdale, we look at some of our fact-checks of the 2016 presidential candidates’ comments on the black community.  

A closer look at an old Bernie Sanders talking point

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently revived one of his old talking points about middle-class income stagnation. Sanders doesn't make the claim anymore, but it was interesting enough for us to take a deeper look at whether it's accurate.