Rashaan Ayesh

Rashaan Ayesh covers politics for PolitiFact NC at The News & Observer in Raleigh, NC.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Rashaan Ayesh

Full Flop

Tarte's support for tolls changed over time

Pants on Fire!

t’s an old photo of Oskar Gröning, one of 300 Auschwitz staff members


Less than half of the donors are from NC

Recent stories from Rashaan Ayesh

Fact-checking Roy Cooper’s State of the State speech

Gov. Roy Cooper made multiple claims about Medicaid expansion, education and more during his State of the State address Monday night. PolitiFact North Carolina checked them.

Fact-checking the congressional race between Kathy Manning and Rep. Ted Budd

Our guide to the facts in North Carolina's 13th Congressional District between incumbent Republican Ted Budd and Democrat Kathy Manning.

Fact-checking the congressional race between Linda Coleman and Rep. George Holding

Our guide to the facts in North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District between incumbent Republican George Holding and Democrat Linda Coleman.  

What North Carolina politicians are saying about Hurricane Florence

In both the aftermath and leading up to the storm, North Carolina politicans were quick to comment on Hurricane Florence on social media. A few attacked their opponents for not preparing the state, and others highlighted how prepared the state actually was.