Qiu

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

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Linda Qiu

Pants on Fire!

Expert: 'Absolutely untrue'

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"Bioweapon! Zika virus is being spread by GMO mosquitos (sic)"

— PolitiFact Global News Service

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Multiple tweets, comments to the contrary

Recent stories from Linda Qiu

What did Hillary Clinton tell the families of people who lost their lives in Benghazi?

Marco Rubio says repeatedly that Clinton "lied" to the Benghazi families. But a review of the evidence shows a case of conflicting recollections.   Launching PolitiFact Global News Service: Read about a new feature on our website will focus on claims about global health and development in partnership with Africa Check.

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Live fact-checking the Republican New Hampshire presidential debate

The Republicans met face-to-face for the final time ahead of Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. See how their claims rate on the Truth-O-Meter.

Live fact-checking the Republican New Hampshire presidential debate

The Republicans met face-to-face for the final time ahead of Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. See how their claims rate on the Truth-O-Meter.

PolitiFact's guide to Republican-on-Republican attacks

The Iowa caucuses are over the GOP race and the rivalries will likely intensify. But which attacks are based in fact and which are baseless accusations? 

Fact-checking the Jan. 31 Sunday shows

We look at Ted Cruz's attack on Donald Trump and Marco Rubio's defense of his immigration record, from interviews on Meet the Press. 

Live fact-checking the Iowa Republican presidential debate

Trump or no Trump, the show went on tonight in Iowa. Find out what the candidates said, and how true their claims were.

In Context: Donald Trump's turban talk

Trump's comments at a rally, in context, show he might not have been referring to a protester's turban despite media reports.   Fact-checking the Jan. 24 Sunday shows

How much would Bernie Sanders’ health care plan cost the middle class?

Sanders touts his health care plan as a boon to middle-class pocketbooks. We dug into the details and found there’s a lot of uncertainty on whether his overhaul would actually save money.   Fact-checking the 2016 State of the Union address Coming soon: PolitiFact Pennsylvania!

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