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PunditFact fact-checks the Feb. 1 Sunday shows

Super Sunday brought talk about the spread of terrorists abroad and the spread of the measles back home.

Fact-checking the Feb. 1 news shows

Super Sunday brought talk about the spread of terrorists abroad and the spread of the measles back home.

Super Bowl = more sex trafficking?

PolitiFact considers claims around the Super Bowl--including whether sex trafficking steps up this time every year.   And Texan John Cornyn figures into two fresh fact checks.

Fact-checking the 2015 Super Bowl

We look at whether the cold could deflate footballs and if the game sparks a spike in human trafficking. 

PunditFact fact-checks the Jan. 25 news shows

Republicans thinking of running for president in 2016 began their tour of the news shows Sunday. Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated Joni Ernst's bread bags: Iowans give us their take

Fact-checking the Jan. 25 Sunday shows

Republicans thinking of running for president in 2016 began their tour of the news shows Sunday. Obama's State of the Union veto threats: most ever?

Joni Ernst's bread bags: Iowans give us their take

Republicans put forward freshman Sen. Joni Ernst to respond to the State of the Union. She started with a childhood memory that got people talking.   Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated All of our fact-checks from the State of the Union and reactions

Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address: annotated

We combed through every line in Obama's 2015 State of the Union. Learn the facts behind the speech. Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated PolitiFact's live blog for the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response  

Joni Ernst's 2015 State of the Union rebuttal: annotated

Learn the facts behind Sen. Joni Ernst's 2015 GOP response to the State of the Union.  

Fact-checking the 2015 State of the Union and GOP Response

PolitiFact's coverage of the 2015 State of the Union and GOP response.