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At PolitiFact, we’ve rated hundreds of statements by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. But we’ve also been on the lookout for examples of the presidential nominees flip-flopping on significant policy issues.
The letter by FBI director James Comey -- in which he apprised lawmakers of new emails potentially relevant to the investigation of Hillary Clinton -- has prompted lots of second-guessing. But was his letter unprecedented?
The Hatch Act, a relatively obscure law governing political engagement by federal employees, has people clucking this week, amid controversy over FBI director James Comey’s letter to lawmakers about potential new evidence in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.
Hillary Clinton dijo que la Gran Recesión emergió "en gran parte a las políticas fiscales que recortaron los impuestos a los ricos, fallaron en invertir en la clase media, dejaron de vigilar a Wall Street y crearon la tormenta perfecta".
Is former president Bill Clinton one of Donald Trump’s best surrogates? Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, joked that he might be, following comments on health care policy on Oct. 3 that were quickly seized upon by Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes known as Obamacare.
Donald Trump has said repeatedly that there isn’t much new information to learn in his tax returns. Yet just three pages of his 1995 tax returns, uncovered by the New York Times this past weekend, reveal significant facts.
PolitiFact analizó en vivo el debate entre los candidatos a la Presidencia de Estados Unidos. Cambio climático, declaraciones de impuestos y datos de violencia, algunos de los temas en este resumen de los chequeos realizados. El sitio argentino Chequeado.com produjo una traducción.
PolitiFact's running blog of fact-checks at the first presidential debate.
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Donald Trump may have conceded that President Barack Obama was born in America, but he didn't dial down his claim that Hillary Clinton started the birther rumors in the first place. We took a look at all the evidence, especially new allegations.