Bernie Sanders's file

Sanders

Independent from Vermont

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is an independent who caucuses with Democrats. In May 2015, he announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True16 (%)(16)
  • Mostly True46 (%)(46)
  • Half True28 (%)(28)
  • Mostly False20 (%)(20)
  • False15 (%)(15)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

Bernie Sanders's website

Recent stories featuring Bernie Sanders

Fact-checking claims in California’s U.S. Senate race

Sen. Dianne Feinstein and her challenger in California’s U.S. Senate race Kevin de León made several claims that caught our attention during their only scheduled campaign forum this week in San Francisco.

Would 'Medicare for All' really double every American's tax bill?

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High 5: Most-clicked fact checks include guns and patriotism, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

How much more wealth three people have compared to 160 million Americans also in the mix.

High Five: Most-clicked include Florida school shooting, Hillary Clinton's 'backwards' statement

Bernie Sanders attack on Paul Ryan also got many page views.

18 school shootings already in '18? Not so fast

Misleading figure spreads in wake of Florida school shooting.