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Candidates fan out ahead of New Hampshire vote

A Saturday night GOP debate and a fresh round of Sunday shows gave PolitiFact plenty to examine ahead of the Tuesday New Hampshire primary.   Live fact-checking the Republican New Hampshire presidential debate Fact-checking the New Hampshire Democratic debate

Live fact-checking the Republican New Hampshire presidential debate

The Republicans met face-to-face for the final time ahead of Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. See how their claims rate on the Truth-O-Meter.

Fact-checking the New Hampshire Democratic debate

The two remaining Democrats running for president, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, debated one-on-one ahead of the New Hampshire primary. How'd they do on the Truth-O-Meter? NEW! Old hands, new scene: PolitiFact reports from New Hampshire

Live fact-checking from the New Hampshire primaries

PolitiFact reporters are on the ground in New Hampshire to see the candidates and analyze their statements first hand. Follow along here. NEW! PolitiFact's guide to Republican-on-Republican attacks See the Truth-O-Meter scorecards for the GOP presidential hopefuls See the Truth-O-Meter scorecards for the Democratic presidential contenders

Fact-checking the Jan. 31 Sunday shows

We look at Ted Cruz's attack on Donald Trump and Marco Rubio's defense of his immigration record, from interviews on Meet the Press. 

Mailbag: 'Your article is complete hogwash'

Another of our periodic roundups of reader complaints and compliments.

Live fact-checking the Iowa Republican presidential debate

Trump or no Trump, the show went on tonight in Iowa. Find out what the candidates said, and how true their claims were.

The presidential scorecards so far

We check in on how the candidates are doing on our Truth-O-Meter. In Context: Donald Trump's turban talk Fact-checking Trump, Sanders on the Jan. 24 shows What happened when fact-checkers left their desks to go to Iowa

Poynter Institute announces initiative to fact-check claims about global health and development

The collaboration among the Poynter Institute, PolitiFact and Africa Check will bring accountability and public context globally to complex regional issues. Fact-checking Trump, Sanders on the Jan. 24 shows What happened when fact-checkers left their desks to go to Iowa  

Fact-checking Trump, Sanders on the Jan. 24 shows

Trump responds to an aggessive ad from Sen. Ted Cruz about Trump wanting to bulldoze a widow's home. In the Democratic fight, Sanders says Trump is beatable and had an unusual theory about climate change.   What happened when fact-checkers left their desks to go to Iowa

What happened when fact-checkers left their desks to go to Iowa

Presidential candidates on the trail in Iowa faced snow, voters and, now, PolitiFact.    In context: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Goldman Sachs   Follow our live updates: PolitiFact on the road in Iowa Jan. 18-22

In context: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Goldman Sachs

Their basic message: Their political opponents side with greedy banks, specifically Goldman Sachs.   Follow our live updates: PolitiFact on the road in Iowa Jan. 18-22

PolitiFact is on the road in Iowa Jan. 18-22

Follow along as PolitiFact's fact-checkers hit the trail with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.  Fact-checking the Democratic NBC debate in South Carolina Fact-checking the Jan. 17 news shows  

Fact-checking the Democratic NBC debate in South Carolina

The three remaining Democratic candidates for president debated Sunday night in South Carolina. See how they performed on the Truth-O-Meter.

Fact-checking the Fox Business Network debate in South Carolina

How did the candidates' claims fare on the Truth-O-Meter?   Fact-checking the 2016 State of the Union address How much would Bernie Sanders’ health care plan cost the middle class? New grant will help PolitiFact grow