California Democratic State Senate Leader Kevin de León claimed repealing Obamacare could cost California 200,000 jobs. We found there’s some evidence to back this up, but too much uncertainty to rate it on our Truth-O-Meter.
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Republican Congress and the incoming Trump administration opened 2017 by trying to decide how -- and how quickly -- to repeal President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. What path lawmakers decide to take will determine how much of an impact the repeal will have on the American public. But members of Congress have no shortage of analyses and projections about what the impact of a repeal would be -- and how much slack a replacement plan would have to pick up following a repeal.
Our investigation into claims by President-elect Donald Trump, California Gov. Jerry Brown and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders all made PolitiFact California's Top 10 most popular fact checks of 2016.
The presidential race and claims about guns revved up PolitiFact Florida’s Truth-O-Meter during the election year.
We've posted more than 1,100 fact-checks related to the 2016 presidential race. Here are the most popular.
Donald Trump's claim in Texas about the U.S. salvaging fighter aircraft parts touched off our No. 6 most-clicked fact check from 2016.
True enough: In a year in which lie telling reached new proportions, four of our 10 most-clicked items got a rating of True.
Catch the No. 10 most-clicked PolitiFact Texas fact check from 2016.
Defending champion Donald Trump takes silver in the 2016 Lie of the Year Readers' Choice Poll. Who won first place?
Rick Perry has been fact-checked many times -- including on energy claims.
Ahead of his first Wisconsin visit as president-elect, a look at Trump fact checks since Election Day.
In our first year fact-checking the Golden State, PolitiFact California called out falsehoods and exaggerations by state and national leaders, candidates for office and multi-million dollar ballot measure campaigns during the state’s 2016 election.
The back-and-forth took long enough, but North Carolina finally has a winner in the governor's race. And that means we're about to start tracking his political promises. Get ready for the Coop-O-Meter.
One of the most pervasive narratives of the presidential race was that Russian President Vladimir Putin was trying to upend the election — in a way that helped President-elect Donald Trump.
'Electoral landslide,' public shaming and 'outlawed' voting machines drew notice.
If Donald Trump moves to prosecute Hillary Clinton, what's known/unknown on email security? Also: Our file on Reince Priebus, Trump's pick for chief of staff
Be honest with yourself: Politics is on the table this holiday season, like it or not. The best advice we have is to try keeping the conversation rooted in reality. Here’s PolitiFact’s guide to navigating politics on Thanksgiving.
Donald Trump’s promises to make hard-line immigration reforms have raised numerous concerns and questions in California. PolitiFact California spoke with immigration experts to sort through the facts and answer some of the most pressing questions.
After Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the electoral vote, some advocates have renewed efforts to change how we elect the president. We explore some of the legal issues.
Sharp attacks on Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation.