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Sorting out Hillary Clinton’s fossil fuel contributions

With so many accusations flying around in the Democratic presidential primary, we thought it was important to lay out the facts of the matter.

Donald Trump: Why so low on the meter, so high in the polls?

Teasing out how the Republican presidential front runner scores so poorly on our Truth-O-Meter but does so well with GOP voters.   Plus: The Final Five on the Truth-O-Meter; closer looks at visits by Trump, Clinton, Sanders, Kasich and Cruz; and Trump's comments on punishing women who have an abortion. 

Fact-checking a Hillary Clinton speech in Milwaukee

Hillary Clinton made claims contrasting herself with the Republican presidential candidates and her rival for the Democratic nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.   Fact-checking John Kasich's Milwaukee visit Fact-checking Bernie Sanders' Madison speech

Fact checking John Kasich's Milwaukee visit

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich made claims about his general election electability while seeking support ahead of Wisconsin's presidential primary.    The Final Five: Kasich, Cruz, Trump, Clinton and Sanders on the Truth-O-Meter Bernie Sanders: Fact checking his Madison speech  

Fact checking Bernie Sanders' Madison speech

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders repeated several claims we've checked previously in taking his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination to Madison, Wis. The Final Five: Checking the five remaining presidential candidates on what they're likely to say while campaigning in Wisconsin.

The Final Five -- on the Truth-O-Meter

All five presidential candidates are scheduled to traverse Wisconsin -- making assertions, boasts and attacks -- ahead of the state’s primary election on April 5, 2016. Almost certainly, they will repeat some of their favorite lines, some of which will make you stop and ask, Really? Thankfully, we've rated many of those claims.

Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Miami

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated in Miami.    Help PolitiFact raise $15,000 to hire an additional fact-checker for 2016   Fact-Check-A-Thon calls out misleading TV ads in 2016 primaries

Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Miami

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated in Miami.    Help PolitiFact raise $15,000 to hire an additional fact-checker for 2016   Fact-Check-A-Thon calls out misleading TV ads in 2016 primaries

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 fact-checks for February 2016

Our most read fact-checks were about GOP presidential candidates, the cost of college tuition and climate change.

PolitiFact’s Top 5 fact-checks for February 2016

Our most read fact-checks were about Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and the U.S. Supreme Court.

It's voting time in Texas and across south (consult your Truth-O-Meter)

There's no debating this: The Republican and Democratic primaries in Texas and other southern states (is Minnesota a southern state?) take place Tuesday.   So get your Truth-O-Meter on!   For our latest Texas-oriented fact checks, scroll down. LIKE us and comment on our Facebook page. For a national view, click here.

Is Bernie Sanders a Democrat?

Bernie Sanders says he's a Democrat. He also says he's an independent. We take a look at the mechanics of party identification. 

Who's to blame for the Flint water crisis?

Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders blame Michigan's Republican governor, Rick Snyder, for the lead poisoning of children in Flint, Mich. Investigations are under way, but we've taken an interim look at who holds responsibility for the city's water crisis.

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.   Early voting in Texas launches Tuesday Feb. 16. Wondering where to vote?   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