Warren Fiske

PolitiFact Virginia Editor

Warren Fiske is the editor of PolitiFact Virginia.

Email: wfiske@timesdispatch.com

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Audit left Nixon with hefty tax bill

Recent stories from Warren Fiske

Fact-checking Donald Trump's Tim Kaine attack on 'Meet the Press'

The presidential candidates criticize the other candidate's pick for vice president.

Obama's reply to Castro's criticism open to interpretation

A look at Rep. Rob Wittman's claim that Obama thanked Cuban president for criticizing the U.S.

Is the Trump Winery the largest winery on the East Coast?

Trump says it is. But PolitiFact Virginia found wineries that were huger!   Donate $1, help us unlock $15,000 to expand our 2016 fact-checking

On violent crime and concealed gun permit holders

Gov. Terry McAuliffe says, "In Virginia history, in the last 24 years, there has not been one instance of an individual with a concealed carry (permit) who has come into Virginia and harmed a Virginian." But the statistics don't exist.

Barack Obama hasn't said “radical Islamic terrorism”

Per Ted Cruz, Barack Obama won’t say a certain term. "President Obama will not identify, he literally will not utter the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism,’" Cruz recently said, "and as matter of policy, nobody in the administration will say the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism.’"   That’s True, PolitiFact Virginia concluded.   See Ted Cruz’s full Truth-O-Meter report card.

Dunnavant yanks ad hitting Janis on immigration

The ad said Janis voted in 2003 to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition. But Dunnavant missed a key part of the record. 

Top claims from the U.S. Senate race

Election Day has come. Here's a review of some of the most interesting claims made by Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie in this year's U.S. Senate race.

Solving the mystery of the no-tax pledge

Did Ed Gillespie sign Grover Norquist's no-tax pledge? Our quick review of Monday night's U.S. Senate debate provides the answer.   Also from PolitiFact Virginia: •Warner and Gillespie have adjusted their views on gay marriage    

Get the facts from tonight's Senate debate

We'll be live-fact checking tonight's U.S. Senate debate between Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie. Here's how you can tune in.   Also from PolitiFact Virginia: •Warner and Gillespie have adjusted their views on gay marriage •A quick look at the jabs from Debate 2

Warner and Gillespie have adjusted views on gay marriage

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, long opposed to same-sex marriage, now supports it. Challenger Ed Gillespie is still against gay marriage, but no longer favors a U.S. constitutional amendment to ban it.   Also from PolitiFactVirginia: Solving the mysterious no-tax pledge