Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Jon Greenberg

PunditFact Staff Writer

Jon Greenberg is a staff writer with PunditFact. He was part of the PolitiFact team during the 2012 presidential election. 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.

Email: jgreenberg@politifact.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Jon Greenberg

Half-True

Accounting for only 100 school districts

Pants on Fire!

Total fabrication

Nation of Islam Research Group
Nation of Islam Research Group

Says Baltimore police are "trained by Mossad and Shin Bet."

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Half-True

That recession thing was probably important too

False

You can do it, but it can create a headache

False

Don't always trust Wikipedia

True

Not a prayer

Recent stories from Jon Greenberg

What Bill Clinton said in 2012 about not taking foreign donations

A 2012 Q&A session between Bill Clinton and Ashley Judd has surfaced as evidence in the case against the Clinton Foundation and its acceptance of foreign donations while Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state.

John Boehner says Americans spend more on antacids than politics

A fact-check that might upset your stomach.

The truth about that Mayweather-Pacquiao GDP statistic

Announcers claimed the big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao generated more revenue than the yearly GDP of 29 countries. 

PunditFact previews the May 3 news show

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

PolitiFact’s Top 5 for April 2015

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul made it onto our most-read list for April.   • Why bloggers, Rush Limbaugh ran with the phony story about Harry Reid • Bernie Sanders and the Truth-O-Meter • In Context: What Baltimore's mayor said about space for rioters

In Context: What Baltimore's mayor said about space for rioters

In the wake of the Baltimore riots, some accused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of adopting a hands-off policy on the looting and arson. We give you the full text of her statements on the matter.   • Jeb Bush's questionable attack on Barack Obama and the use of U.S. power • Fact-checking claims about same-sex marriage • Fact-checking the April 26 shows, 'Clinton Cash'

Fact-checking claims about same-sex marriage

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments about same-sex marriage bans. PolitiFact has fact-checked multiple claims related to the topic.

Fact-checking claims about Medicaid in Florida

As the Legislature has stalled amid an impasse over Medicaid expansion, we look back at our fact-checks about the health care program for the poor.

PunditFact previews the April 19 news shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Marco Rubio on the Truth-O-Meter

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., intends to run for president in 2016. We look back at his statements about immigration, climate change, Obamacare and other topics.   • PunditFact fact-checks the April 12 Sunday shows • Hillary Clinton's record on the Truth-O-Meter