As the third round of Democratic primary debates approaches, a handful of presidential hopefuls have taken their messages to the airwaves, running TV ads on cable networks and in bellwether states such as Iowa and New Hampshire. We give the TV ads Democrats aired in August some additional context.
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Discussing the lawsuits against President Donald Trump on foreign "emoluments," Fox News guest John Eastman compared Trump hosting foreign officials at his hotels to former President Barack Obama accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. We put his remarks in context.
During his run for California governor, Gavin Newsom made bold promises to address everything from the state’s affordable housing crisis to creating universal healthcare in the state. Through our ‘Newsom-Meter’ project, PolitiFact California will track 12 of Newsom’s top promises over the next four years and provide updates on the progress, or lack thereof, for each.
Reviewing references to Tomah VA, pre-existing conditions, separating families at the border, Brett Kavanaugh and more.
Was it as bad as Kevin Nicholson says in his repeated criticisms?
We looked at what Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said about Supreme Court nominations in election years in 2016 and 2018.
A recent campaign mailer and TV ad feature former President Barack Obama warmly embracing California candidate for governor Antonio Villaraigosa, conveying the possible impression that Obama has endorsed the former mayor of Los Angeles. But that’s simply not the case.
Two in a row is rare. Here's a look at our other recent POF fact checks.
Some of what to know as President Trump withdraws the U.S. from the deal.
PolitiFact provides several tips how to spot fake news in social media
President Trump likes to tout the stock market’s growth on his watch. How does he compare to his predecessors?
Reviewing our fact checks on the Wisconsinite and former White House chief of staff.
Wisconsin politicians made claims about the deal and terrorism, Iran's nuclear program and Hillary Clinton.
President Donald Trump accused Barack Obama and other former presidents of insufficient outreach to fallen soldiers’ families. While we found no evidence to support the idea that other presidents did less than Trump, we won’t rate Trump’s statement on our Truth-O-Meter because presidential dealings with soldiers’ families are traditionally kept private out of respect.
For years, President Donald Trump criticized his predecessor Barack Obama for playing golf while on the job. But since taking office, Trump has been a regular visitor at his own golf clubs in Florida and Virginia.
Questions persist about Kevin Nicholson's primary vote in 2008.
In the past six months, the Trump administration has seen the firing or resignation of its chief of staff, communications director, press secretary, FBI director, ethics director, national security adviser and more. But is the Trump turnover as rapid as it seems?
Our most-clicked fact checks in May 2017 spanned the Truth-O-Meter.
Conservative who drew national following is moving to Trump administration.