Ben Carson's file

Dr. Ben Carson is President Donald Trump's secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A retired pediatric neurosurgeon, Carson ran as a Republican for president in 2016. He owns homes in West Palm Beach and Maryland.

The PolitiFact scorecard

Ben Carson's website

Recent statements by and about Ben Carson

Recent stories featuring Ben Carson

What Ben Carson said about Hillary Clinton, Saul Alinsky and Lucifer

We look at what Saul Alinsky said about Lucifer. 

It's voting time in Texas and across south (consult your Truth-O-Meter)

There's no debating this: The Republican and Democratic primaries in Texas and other southern states (is Minnesota a southern state?) take place Tuesday.


So get your Truth-O-Meter on!


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Live fact-checking the Iowa Republican presidential debate

Trump or no Trump, the show went on tonight in Iowa. Find out what the candidates said, and how true their claims were.

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As 2016 approaches, we count down to our most popular fact-check of the past year.


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