Thursday, March 26th, 2015

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Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president? (Updated)

Now that Sen. Ted Cruz is officially running for president, we review whether the Canadian-born Republican is eligible for the oval office. 

The scorecards so far

With Ted Cruz’s announcement that he’s running for president, we look at a snapshot of how a few potential presidential hopefuls are doing on our Truth-O-Meter.   • From the archives: Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president? • The health care law turns 5: What came true and what didn’t  

PunditFact fact-checks the March 22 news shows

Israel's ambassador to the Unites States told NBC's Chuck Todd that Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not flip-flop on a two-state solution.   • PolitiFact Texas: Ted Cruz on the Truth-O-Meter • From the archives: Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president? • The health care law turns 5: What came true and what didn’t

The federal health care law: What came true and what didn’t

Monday marks the fifth anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law. PolitiFact takes a look at the predictions made about the law then and what has since come to light. 

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Luck of the Irish on the Truth-O-Meter

We look back in our archives and find three fact-checks about Ireland in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day.

PunditFact fact-checks the March 15 Sunday shows

The latest on Hillary Clinton's email issue.

Hillary Clinton's email: Did she follow all the rules?

Throughout the controversy regarding her exclusive use of private email while secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has said she followed the rules. But the truth isn’t so clear cut.

Fact-checking recent claims about an Iran nuclear deal

We take a look at some of the claims surrounding the administration's negotiations with Iran, and the Republican backlash.

Global fact-checkers investigate claims about women

As the United Nations celebrates International Women’s Day, nonpartisan fact-checkers from five continents looked at claims about women’s lives.

PunditFact fact-checks the March 8 news shows

PunditFact looked at part of the defense offered on behalf of Hillary Clinton.

Fact-checks about Selma and the Voting Rights Act

On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights

February's 5 top-read fact-checks

In February, PolitiFact’s most read stories had an eclectic flavor. You got the Oscars, a Vine, a claim from President Barack Obama and a "mystery" about one of the men vying to potentially replace him.

Fact-checking claims about Iran

At the forefront of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Congress is the fact that he and President Barack Obama don’t see eye-to-eye on Iran. Here are some of our latest checks on Iran-related claims.

Fact-checking John Boehner's comments on 'Face the Nation'

The Republican House speaker made a rare Sunday show appearance.