Greenberg

Jon Greenberg is a staff writer with PolitiFact. He was part of the PolitiFact team during the 2012 presidential election and was one of the fact-checkers who launched PunditFact in 2013. Prior to that, he was executive editor at New Hampshire Public Radio and a Washington reporter for National Public Radio. He has twice won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for investigative reporting.

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Fact-checking Jimmy Kimmel's reaction to the Graham-Cassidy bill

The late-night show host said one of the bill's co-sponsors, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., lied to him and the public about the protections he would build into a new health care law.

Fact-checking Hillary Clinton’s book 'What Happened'

From the health benefits of hot sauce to the scale of the Women's March, Hillary Clinton's new book is a trove of checkable claims. 

Fact-checking Trump’s tax speech in Missouri

President Donald Trump went to Missouri to relaunch his push for a major overhaul of America’s tax code.

The big picture: Where Obamacare stands, August 2017

The Republican failure to repeal Obamacare leaves a window for bipartisanship. And there isn't much time for Congress to act.

Seth Rich: Separating fact and speculation

The 2016 shooting death of young Democratic party staffer Seth Rich has spurred the unfounded story that he, not the Russians, helped feed internal DNC emails to WikiLeaks. Now, a lawsuit claims Fox News used invented facts to keep that story alive. And the White House knew about it. We sift the facts from the guesswork. 

Fact-checking Donald Trump's health care speech

With the future of the Senate health care bill hanging by a thread, President Donald Trump pressed all Republican senators to fulfill their party’s seven-year promise to get rid of Obamacare.

4 questions on the fight over Obamacare and what happens next

The call to repeal and replace Obamacare has defined the Republican party through four elections. Now, the effort hangs by a thread, if indeed, there is any hope at all. Six experts from different backgrounds answer four questions about how we got here and what to watch for next.

PolitiFact Sheet: Understanding Ted Cruz’s health care amendment and pre-existing conditions

Senate Republicans added Sen. Ted Cruz's amendment to their health care bill. It would offer insurance companies a way to avoid most Obamacare rules, including the one that guarantees coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. Our fact sheet guides helps you understand what it all means.

Fact-checking President Donald Trump’s interview with Pat Robertson on 'The 700 Club'

Trump made a series of claims about the Affordable Care Act, the Paris climate agreement and the economy

Trump and Russia, Clinton and Ukraine: How do they compare?

Fox News host Sean Hannity said the press has ignored Ukrainian inteference on behalf of Hillary Clinton. We compare that episode to what's emerged in the investigation of Russia and the election.