Linda Qiu

Staff writer

Linda Qiu is a PolitiFact staff writer based in Washington. She has previously written for PunditFact, National Geographic, and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Email: lqiu@politifact.com

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Donald Trump's top 10 most misleading claims

They include conspiracy theories, attacks on critics and opponents, misleading statistics and exaggerations of his own personal record.  

Fact-checks from the third presidential debate (running story)

PolitiFact is fact-checking the third presidential debate.

Fact-checking the second presidential debate

PolitiFact's running collection of fact-checks from the second presidential debate.

Fact-checking Tim Kaine, Mike Pence at the VP debate (running blog)

Our running blog with our fact-checks from the vice presidential debate.

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.  

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Hillary Clinton invoked her name during the first presidential debate as one of the women Donald Trump has insulted. 

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.

PolitiFact Sheet: Comparing the Clinton and Trump foundations

Each candidate is under fire for their family foundation. We created a side-by-side chart to understand the issues at play.

Hillary Clinton and the birther movement: Still nothing there

Donald Trump may have conceded that President Barack Obama was born in America, but he didn't dial down his claim that Hillary Clinton started the birther rumors in the first place. We took a look at all the evidence, especially new allegations.