The most recent articles on PolitiFact Georgia

Georgia’s 'exact match' law and the Abrams-Kemp governor's election, explained

The battle over pending voting registrations is playing out amid a close race for the governor’s office between an African-American woman, former State House leader Stacey Abrams, and a white man, Brian Kemp, the top official overseeing elections in the state.

Casey Cagle's tweet on Delta, the NRA and tax breaks. Is it legal?

Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle vowed to kill any legislation that would benefit Delta Air Lines if the Atlanta-based company did not backtrack on its decision to end an agreement with the National Rifle Association to remain "neutral" in the national debate over gun control.  Cagle’s statement was a promise of future action and political stance, so we are not rating it on the Truth-O-Meter. But we wanted to look into it after seeing  chatter wondering if it would be legal for Cagle to follow up on his threat.

What HHS Secretary Tom Price said about opioid addiction treatment

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price raised an uproar after being quoted by a West Virginia newspaper as saying that a type of treatment for people addicted to opioids isn't very effective and suggesting there's a cure for addiction — despite research on the contrary.  

Trump's pick for health chief rides the Truth-O-Meter

Trump's pick for health chief, Georgia Congressman Tom Price of metro Atlanta, has long record of critical statements about Obamacare and federal debt.

Fact-checking the Republican debate in Miami

We fact-checked what the candidates had to say about trade, Common Core and more Thursday at the University of Miami.   Help PolitiFact raise $15,000 to hire an additional fact-checker for 2016   Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Miami   Fact-Check-A-Thon calls out misleading TV ads in 2016 primaries

Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Miami

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated in Miami.    Help PolitiFact raise $15,000 to hire an additional fact-checker for 2016   Fact-Check-A-Thon calls out misleading TV ads in 2016 primaries

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 on the road in Iowa

From Jan. 18-22, the PolitiFact staff will be on the road in Iowa fact-checking the presidential candidates first hand.

The 2015 Lie of the Year: the campaign misstatements of Donald Trump

A presidential candidate with an unprecedented record on the Truth-O-Meter earns PolitiFact's annual award.

Readying for final GOP debate of 2015

The top nine candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination take to the stage Tuesday for the last debate of 2015. Before the contest airs at 8:30 p.m. on CNN, catch up here with the most recent-fact checks on candidate claims.

Donald Trump proposes banning Muslims from coming to the U.S. But that's not what Jimmy Carter did

Jimmy Carter's actions during the Iran hostage crisis have some significant differences with what Donald Trump is proposing.  

It's Election Day(s) for Lie of the Year

It’s that time again, to pick PolitiFact’s "winner" for Lie of the Year for 2015 and the coveted Readers' Choice award that counts your vote.

A primer on Trump before his second Georgia visit

Donald Trump returns to Georgia Monday, with a rally in Macon. PolitiFact Georgia is ready with fact-checks on claims from the GOP presidential contender.

About that big Thanksgiving meal ...

Just how hefty is the food on our tables this Thanksgiving - and some of the folks gathered there? Let PolitiFact serve up the answers.

Checking claims from the Democratic debate

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley squared off Saturday night in Iowa. See our latest fact-checks from the CBS Democratic presidential debate.