Chain email's file:
Chain email

Chain emails circulate on the Internet, usually anonymously, making a variety of political claims.

Recent statements involving Chain email

Says Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad chartered a plane to remove 124 young illegal immigrants from his state and take them back to Honduras.

Says the former president of the Czech Republic said the American people were a "confederacy of fools" for electing Barack Obama.

Says Barack Obama is the "first president to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office."

Says Barack Obama said that "ordinary men and women are too small-minded to govern their own affairs" and that individuals should "surrender their rights to an all-powerful sovereign."

President Barack Obama "is the first president to keep a dog-trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense."

Recent stories featuring Chain email

5 fact-checks about the high cost of college tuition:

As college students head back to school, we review some recent fact checks about tuition and student loans.

Top 10 most fact-checked people on the Truth-O-Meter:

Curious about who -- other than President Barack Obama -- has been fact-checked on the Truth-O-Meter most often? We were, too. So we created a list.

Fact-checking claims about how trade deals become law:

Quietly, negotiators from 12 nations, including the United States, have been hammering out a major trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. We looked at what it would take to get an agreement through Congress.

Is the U.N. coming to take your guns?:

A realistic-looking United Nations document says the confiscation of civilian firearms is on its way. But we checked with the U.N. and discovered that the document is just a clever fake.

'It's on page 107 of the health care bill!':

Chain emails about the health care law are zooming to an inbox near you. Are they accurate? Not so much.

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