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 Michelle Obama waved "red communist flags" on her trip to China.

This is the first time since World War II that five nuclear-powered aircraft carriers were docked together.

Says President Barack Obama told a room of students, "Children, every time I clap my hands together, a child in America dies from gun violence," and then a child told him he could solve the problem by not clapping any more.

Says President Barack Obama has issued upwards of 1,000 executive orders, more than any modern president.

If the Trans-Pacific Partnership "is fast-tracked through the Senate, it won't receive a committee assignment" and the consideration will include "no debate."

Recent stories featuring Chain email

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.

PolitiFact's oddest fact-checks of 2012:

The Truth-O-Meter has a sense of humor (we swear) so we occasionally do light-hearted or downright odd fact-checks. Here are some of the more unusual fact-checks we did in 2012.

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