Articles from September, 2015

Chuck Todd: Bernie Sanders was 'there' on same-sex marriage 20 years ago

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and his presidential campaign serve as an almost constant reminder that Hillary Clinton has not always taken the lead on issues near and dear to the more liberal members of the Democratic Party.

Fact-checking the Sept. 27 Sunday shows

PolitiFact fact-checks two presidential candidates, Ben Carson and Jeb Bush. 

PunditFact previews the Sept. 27 Sunday 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 Stephen Colbert's interview with Ted Cruz about Reagan

The Gipper's legacy emerged as a source for claims made on Colbert's new show, The Late Show. 

Fact-checking the namesake of Pope Francis on his U.S. visit

A couple days before the pope's historic U.S. visit, an ABC pundit claims Pope Francis is named for a saint who "basically reached out to Muslims." Is it true?

Fact-checking the Sept. 20 Sunday shows

Pundits and politicians deliver post-game analysis of the second GOP debate on CNN. 

Fact-checking the Sept. 13 shows

Several GOP candidates appeared on the Sunday shows ahead of Wednesday's GOP debate. We fact-check claims from Scott Walker and Donald Trump.

PunditFact previews the Sept. 13 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.

Immigration: A few recent -- and unusual -- claims

We expect the immigration debate to bring in the law, but the Roman Empire and the airlines?

Fact-checking the Dick Cheney-John Kerry faceoff on 'Morning Joe'

On the same day the Iran nuclear deal received the backing from the make-or-break 34th senator, the former vice president and the current secretary of state discussed the agreement in back-to-back interviews. Here we check a claim by each of them.

The fact-checker's guide to viral graphics contrasting Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders

Pushing back against analysis of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders' similar Senate records, viral charts are cropping up to show how Sanders is the more progressive candidate (even Clickhole got in the game).