A reader’s claim touched off a look into whether more Americans die in motor vehicles than from gunfire.
Ben Wear of the Austin American-Statesman ultimately found the comparison questionable.
Stumping in San Antonio, Hillary Clinton said the U.S. loses about 90 people a day--to guns.
SEE CLINTON’S FULL TRUTH-O-METER REPORT CARD.
As Hillary Clinton prepares to testify before the House committee looking at Benghazi, we take a look at four areas of discord between Republicans and Democrats.
History of attacks: A look at past attacks on U.S. diplomats overseas
True: State Department cut security in Libya before deadly terror attacks
Mostly False: Hillary Clinton was ‘asked repeatedly to provide security in Benghazi … including direct cables’
Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server was certainly unusual, but was it allowed by the State Department? We explain why we're leaving this statement unrated.
• Fact-checking the first Democratic presidential debate
• What Bernie Sanders said about not being a billionaire
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.
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.
A falsehood that won't die says President Obama is a Muslim. Some say Hillary Clinton's campaign started it. That's wrong, but there is a slender connection.
The graphic includes 12 claims, which range from basically accurate to highly misleading.
How did Scott Walker do, factcheck-wise, in the second Republican presidential go-round? We check it out.
Hillary Clinton has said over and over again that there was no classified material on the private email server she used while secretary of state. Is that true?
• Bush’s boasting about Florida only tells half the story
The Sunshine State will be a swing state in the general election. Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are already attacking each other as they each hope to win their party’s nomination.
We review fact checks on statements by, and about, the former secretary of state ahead of her first trip to the Badger State in her 2016 presidential campaign.
We review our items that got the most page-views since we launched five years ago.
In Context: What Scott Walker said about a wall with Canada
Items focused on Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican candidate for president, dominated the PolitiFact Wisconsin High Five of most-clicked items for August.
Claims about illegal immigration, abortion and college costs were hot topics in the presidential race.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- or at least their respective campaign staffs -- took to Twitter to debate a legitimate policy issue: the cost of higher education.
• Jeb Bush selectively recounts details of Iraq and ISIS
• Fact-checking pundits on the early race for the White House
A reader asked us to check out a social-media meme critical of Hillary Clinton, so we did. Most of what it says isn't very accurate.
Did Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account put national security information at risk? Here, we’ll review new evidence and what it tells us -- and doesn’t tell us -- about Clinton’s email habits as secretary of state.
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.
Both Hillary Clinton and House Republicans are spinning when it comes how Clinton handled emails related to the Benghazi controversy. We lay out the timeline.
• Scott Walker on the Truth-O-Meter
• Fact-checking Alan Grayson, candidate for U.S. Senate
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