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In Context: Donald Trump's turban talk

Trump's comments at a rally, in context, show he might not have been referring to a protester's turban despite media reports.   Fact-checking the Jan. 24 Sunday shows

PolitiFact fact-checks the Jan. 24 shows

Meet the Press host Chuck Todd grills Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders about their chances in the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1.

Fact-checking the Jan. 17 news shows

On the Sunday shows, presidential candidates reacted with vehemence to the weekend's news of Iran releasing American hostages as the two countries implemented a major nuclear agreement.

PolitiFact fact-checks the Jan. 10 Sunday shows

We look at two things Donald Trump said about foreign policy on Meet the Press.    • 3 things to know about 'the gun show loophole'   • Does Vladimir Putin kill journalists?  

Does Vladimir Putin kill journalists?

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump says "it has not been proven" that Russian President Vladimir Putin kills journalists who don't agree with him. Proof against Putin is lacking, but the political climate in Russia has enabled the murders of at least 34 reporters since 2000.

Fact-checking the Jan. 3 Sunday shows

The Sunday shows dissect President Obama's looming action on gun control and the missed votes of some senators in the presidential race.

Donald Trump responds to Lie of the Year, says he's ‘been proven right’

Hours after seeing his campaign statements named the 2015 Lie of the Year, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump took aim at PolitiFact, calling us a "totally left-wing group." Read the Lie of the Year

PolitiFact fact-checks the Dec. 20 Sunday shows

Meet the Press dissects the Democratic debate on ABC with Donald Trump and the upcoming year in Congress with House Speaker Paul Ryan.   FACT-CHECKING THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Why Trump's Muslim ban isn't like Jimmy Carter's actions on Iranians

Contrary to some opinion-writers, Jimmy Carter's actions during the Iran hostage crisis have some significant differences with what Donald Trump is proposing.

PunditFact fact-checks the Dec. 13 shows

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio sat down with NBC Meet the Press host Chuck Todd in a wide-ranging interview about gay marriage, surveillance and the fight against ISIS.   PolitiFact partnering with NBC News for 2016 elections

PolitiFact fact-checks the Dec. 6 Sunday shows

As the president prepared a nationwide address, pundits and politicians batted around the pros and cons of gun control as a way of fighting terrorism within the United States.

PunditFact previews the Dec. 6 Sunday shows

An early look at who will be on the Sunday shows this week.

Fact-checking Bill Maher on cancer drug price hikes

Bill Maher says what Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli did to jack up the cost of a cancer drug isn't unique for that industry. 

Fact-checking the Nov. 22 Sunday shows

Donald Trump was asked about comments that he saw "thousands and thousands" of people in New Jersey cheering after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

PunditFact previews the Nov. 22 Sunday shows

An early look at who will be on the Sunday shows this week.