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Checking in on Hillary Clinton's Truth-O-Meter record

PolitiFact has fact-checked the Democratic presidential candidate 125 times. How do her claims stack up on the Truth-O-Meter?

PunditFact fact-checks the Oct. 4 Sunday shows

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump defended his recent call to send back Syrian refugees if elected president by saying they are mostly men whose backgrounds we don't know. George Stephanopoulos said half of the refugees are children. Who's right?

PolitiFact's top 5 most-read articles in September 2015

The list of most-clicked stories in September was dominated by questionable social-media posts on Democratic candidates and an Alaskan mountain, as well as the second Republican debate and the Iran nuclear deal.  

Ben Carson's first 10 fact-checks

With Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson rising in the polls, we wanted to take a look at how he’s performed on the Truth-O-Meter so far.

Fact-checking the Sept. 27 Sunday shows

We look at claims from Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and Jeb Bush. 

The Obama Muslim Myth: The Clinton connection

A falsehood that won't die says President Obama is a Muslim. Some say Hillary Clinton's campaign started it. That's wrong, but there is a slender connection.

The Truth-O-Meter arrives in Missouri

We've got bad news for Missouri politicians prone to making outrageous or unsubstantiated claims: PolitiFact is now watching.

Fact-checking a viral graphic critical of Bernie Sanders

The graphic includes 12 claims, which range from basically accurate to highly misleading.

The fact-checker's farewell to Scott Walker's presidential campaign

The Wisconsin governor will abandon his presidential campaign, Fox News and others are reporting.   PolitiFact Wisconsin's Top 5 Scott Walker fact-checks

Fact-checking post-debate analysis on the Sept. 20 Sunday shows

Pundits and politicians critique the second GOP debate on CNN, dicussing polls, questioning the questioners and arguing with the fact-checkers.

Fact-checking the second GOP presidential debate

We sort out fact from fiction at the second presidential debate. Look back at our live blog of the debate.

Live fact-checking the second GOP presidential debate

• PolitiFact's live coverage of the GOP debate • The Truth-O-Meter records of the top 14 Republican candidates  

Fact-checking Donald Trump, Scott Walker on the Sept. 13 shows

Donald Trump tries to clarify his comments about Carly Fiorina's face, and Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., says he alone signed legislation requiring external investigations of deaths in police custody.   • PolitiFact Florida: Factchecking Trump vs. Bush

Hillary Clinton's emails: classified or not?

Hillary Clinton has said over and over again that there was no classified material on the private email server she used while secretary of state. Is that true?   • Bush’s boasting about Florida only tells half the story

PolitiFact Sheet: 6 things to know about the Iran nuclear deal

The 159-page Iran nuclear deal may hinge on nuclear physics, but understanding the basics shouldn’t be rocket science. Here's what you need to know.