Did Strom know what he was doing?
"We knew Strom Thurmond had proposed" the amendment that blocked Puerto Rico’s use of Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection.
on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
Yes, but there are other options
In Sauk City, Wisconsin, "the ID office" that provides identification for voting "is only open on the fifth Wednesday of every month" -- a total of four days in 2016.
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Friday, February 19th, 2016
Hard to regulate across state lines
"With the exception of baby formula, the federal government does not require any food to carry an expiration date, and state laws vary widely."
on Monday, July 27th, 2015
Overstated, a bit
Says "Florida is a model" for successful pretrial release programs.
on Friday, June 12th, 2015
Right there on the application
Says Keene, N.H., requested a "military-grade armored personnel truck," citing their annual Pumpkin Festival as "a possible target" for terrorists.
— PolitiFact New Hampshire
on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
Data isn't perfect, but it's the best we have
"The number of SWAT raids have gone up by 1,400 percent since the 1980s."
on Monday, August 18th, 2014
FIFA "pressured Brazil into passing a so-called Budweiser bill, allowing beer sales in soccer stadiums."
on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Arena Amazonia feared as a "white elephant"
Brazil built a $300 million stadium in the Amazon rainforest that "is only going to be used for four World Cup games," and there’s no team "that can fill it afterwards."
So you're saying a lot of Kentucky won't see this
"28 percent of Kentuckians don’t have any online access."
on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
He's as rare as a pork rib on a prairie mule
Joe Straus is the "first Jewish speaker of the" Texas House.
— PolitiFact Texas
on Saturday, February 12th, 2011