Joseph Cariz is a PolitiFact intern and a graduate of the University of Chicago.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Joseph Cariz

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Tourists may actually pose a bigger security threat than refugees

Pants on Fire!

A possible uptick doesn't erase 25 years of decline

Recent stories from Joseph Cariz

What is the Hatch Act, and what does it have to do with James Comey?

The Hatch Act, a relatively obscure law governing political engagement by federal employees, has people clucking this week, amid controversy over FBI director James Comey’s letter to lawmakers about potential new evidence in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.

The 3rd presidential debate, annotated

PolitiFact is annotating the third and final presidential debate at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. We will be posting the transcript and our annotations through the night. Follow us on Medium and check back regularly to see our commentary.

PolitiFact’s annotated transcript of the second presidential debate

PolitiFact is annotating the second presidential debate at Washington University. We will be posting the transcript and our annotations through the night. Follow us on Medium and check back regularly to see our commentary.

PolitiFact's annotated vice presidential debate

PolitiFact's annotated vice presidential debate.

Comparing Tim Kaine and Mike Pence on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter

Comparing Mike Pence and Tim Kaine before Tuesday night's vice-presidential debate.

The first presidential debate annotated

We're annotating the first presidential debate on Medium.

What Donald Trump said about intelligence briefings

Pundits ridiculed Trump's comments about his intelligence briefings. Experts piled on, too. 

Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech, annotated

Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech, annotated.

Bill Clinton's DNC speech, annotated

Bill Clinton's DNC speech, annotated.

Donald Trump's GOP acceptance speech, annotated

Donald Trump's GOP acceptance speech, annotated.