The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Hollyfield
Recent stories from Amy Hollyfield
This year, fact-checkers around the world are taking a stand in favor of facts. We’ve decided to declare April 2 -- the day after April Fool’s Day -- as International Fact-checking Day.
The Republican failure to repeal and replace Obamacare sets the stage for a task that's at least just as hard -- passing tax reform.
Clearwater, Fla., native James McDaniel said he wanted to see how gullible Internet readers could be, and learned more than he expected.
Walking a fine line between the free market and a safety net, Republicans recently released their legislative plan to replace Obamacare -- more formally known as the Affordable Care Act -- without throwing millions of people off their health insurance coverage.
We launch a new project asking our readers to contribute to us directly through a membership program called the Truth Squad.
President-elect Donald Trump promised coal jobs in West Virginia and manufacturing jobs in Michigan. He said he would fix the inner city of Baltimore and the airports in New York. He said he would cut taxes and grow the military. Create paid family leave and balance the budget.
For the past six months, PolitiFact has been cataloging promises Trump made to voters in speeches, appearances, interviews and debates. Tuesday we launch our Trump-O-Meter, which will track 102 of the most significant pledges emblematic of his unconventional campaign. The Trump-O-Meter will measure whether Trump is able to accomplish what he told voters and ultimately rate each promise Kept, Broken or Compromise. It’s the same process we used to track the campaign promises made by President Barack Obama.
PolitiFact's 2016 Lie of the Year is: fake news.
En un discurso el 18 de agosto en Springfield, IL, dirigido a los líderes del Partido Demócrata de Illinois, la congresista Tammy Duckworth revivió y agregó específicos a una acusación que el Senador Mark Kirk evadió a través de su exitosa campaña de reelección en el 2010.
PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan reflects on fact-checking debates and how moderators' performance matters.