Friday, March 27th, 2015

The most recent articles on PunditFact

Sen. Ted Cruz at Liberty U.: Students fill in the details

Liberty University's rulebook says students would be fined $10 if they didn't come to Cruz's speech. Students and alumni filled us in on the process.  

Liberty students faced choice: See Ted Cruz or face $10 fine

Every politician likes a packed house, and when Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced that he was officially running for president this week, he got one. But the crowd wasn't there necessarily by choice.

Fact-checking the March 22 news shows

Israel's ambassador to the Unites States told NBC's Chuck Todd that Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not flip-flop on a two-state solution.

PunditFact previews the March 22 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Private emails, lawmakers going around the president: Is it 2007 again?

Questions about Hillary Clinton’s use of private email and a letter from 47 Republican senators to Iran have pundits talking about 2007 again.

Fact-checking the March 15 news shows

Talk of Hillary Clinton's emails dominated the Sunday news shows.

PunditFact previews the March 15 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Fact-checking the March 8 news shows

We looked at part of the defense offered on behalf of Hillary Clinton.

PunditFact previews the March 8 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Fact-checking Bill O'Reilly and David Corn

The media war between Bill O’Reilly, Mother Jones and others continues. We fact-checked two claims from the back-and-forth.

Fact-checking John Boehner on 'Face the Nation'

The Republican House speaker made a rare Sunday show appearance.

PunditFact previews the March 1 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

50 Fox News 'lies' in 6 seconds, from 'The Daily Show'

"The Daily Show" presented 50 Fox falsehoods in a six-second Vine. We've fact-checked almost every claim. See them all.

Does new research say Ebola is airborne?

Critics put a months-old fact-check about Ebola back under the microscope last week after they said an article in a scholarly medical journal supported a claim made by George Will that Ebola had gone airborne. The lead author of the article tells us that's not true.

Fact-checking John Legend's 2015 Oscar speech

Musicians John Legend and Common left the audience at the 2015 Academy Awards with a powerful message about setbacks for black Americans in voting rights, police relations and imprisonment. We look into Legend's claims. Why Obama won't label ISIS 'Islamic' extremists