Sen. Bernie Sanders is skimming over the facts in claiming that his "Medicare for all" plan will lead to big reductions in what Americans spend for health care.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Does a viral claim accusing Black Lives Matter activists of mugging a woman provide any evidence? No, it doesn’t. The claim takes an actual story about a 2016 mugging and adds that unsupported accusation.
The president keeps saying the trade deficit declined $52 billion in the second quarter. That's fuzzy math.
President Donald Trump is claiming that California’s water policy is shortchanging firefighters of water to battle the state’s raging wildfires. That’s not so, according to wildfire and water experts.
Did President Trump donate his $400,000 salary to military cemeteries? No. A year-old viral email makes that claim. But the president does indeed donate his salary to different government initiatives each quarter.
President Donald Trump's August speech in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, was packed with familiar factual distortions.
When something sounds too good to be true, it usually is.
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has accused Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke of taking money from a political action committee, in violation of O'Rourke's pledge not to take such donations.
A photograph of two men wearing "I'd Rather Be a Russian Than a Democrat" t-shirts was taken at a rally for President Trump in Ohio.
It's a dubious claim.
President Donald Trump is grossly overstating the extent of U.S. economic and job gains.
President Donald Trump is imagining steel mill openings that aren't happening and in denial about Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election.
When the president cites record numbers on small-business optimism or manufacturers' confidence, there's less than meets the eye.
A super PAC accused Democrat Danny O'Connor of wanting to cut Medicare by $800 billion. Not so.
Prominent conservative commentators boosted a false, mathematically impossible rumor about the president's salary donations, taking aim at the news media along the way.
So crazy it just might work.
A seeming tweet circulated online was designed to mimic the former president's social media account.
President Donald Trump's raucous and freewheeling campaign rallies are fertile ground for misinformation. He held two of them this week, and he's got another in Ohio on Saturday. And he's not the only one out there pushing false narratives.
Is California forcing schools to show kids "gay sex'" No. California law requires the state’s history curriculum to include “the role and contributions of” LGBT people.
President Trump said his campaign rallies drew larger crowds than concerts for Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Bruce Springsteen. That was one of 15 inaccurate claims he made.