Emery Jr.

C. Eugene Emery Jr.

PolitiFact correspondent

C. Eugene Emery Jr. comes to PolitiFact national after 40 years as reporter for the Providence Journal. He was a founding staff member of PolitiFact Rhode Island. While at the Journal, he was a science and medical writer, covered municipal governments throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts, and managed the Journal’s Massachusetts bureau. He was part of the Journal’s Commerce & Consumer team, then its Breaking News team, before joining PolitiFact Rhode Island in 2010. He has done freelance medical writing for Reuters since 1982. Emery has a bachelor of science degree in biology and a bachelor of arts degree in political science, both from Brown University in Providence.

Email: gemery@cox.net

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PolitiFact’s guide to the third presidential debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face-off for the last time at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Factsheet: Donald Trump’s tax returns

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.  

Los hechos detrás del primer debate presidencial entre Clinton y Trump

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.

Trump, Clinton debate fact-checks (a running collection)

PolitiFact's running blog of fact-checks at the first presidential debate.

Fact-checking the first Trump, Clinton presidential debate

The staff of PolitiFact live fact-checks the first 2016 presidential debate.

Fact-checking the NBC 'commander-in-chief' forum

We fact-checked the NBC town hall forum featuring Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's immigration speech in Phoenix

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump offered an aggressive 10-point plan Wednesday to crack down on illegal immigration, including the creation of a "deportation task force" and a pledge to deport people living here illegally who are arrested for crimes,

Fact-checking Trump's first general election ad on immigration

Refugees and illegal immigration are focus of Trump's first national ad of general election.

What we know about the health of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Is Donald Trump a narcissist? A sociopath? Something worse? Is Hillary Clinton suffering from epilepsy? The aftermath of a stroke? Dementia? Here's what we really know about the health of the two presidential candidates.

Fact-checking Hillary Clinton's acceptance of the Democratic nomination

Fact-checking Hillary Clinton's acceptance of the Democratic nomination