Three fact-checking takeaways from Comey's testimony and reaction to it.
It seems like everyone in Washington tuned in for ousted FBI Director James Comey’s June 8 Capitol Hill hearing. But watching pundits, reading hot-takes and browsing Twitter afterward can make you wonder: Did we all watch the same hearing?
Items focused on Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican candidate for president, dominated the PolitiFact Wisconsin High Five of most-clicked items for August.
As you prepare to break bread, we break down 10 statements from the past year that we found to be topical, entertaining or both. They all earned a True rating on the Truth-O-Meter.
The MSNBC talk show host is unhappy with our Mostly False rating on a claim by the National Right to Life Committee. Here's a letter that a Maddow fan sent to her show about the rating.
Claims by or about Rick Perry as he stumped for president gave the Truth-O-Meter a vigorous workout.
"No matter where you are in the stratosphere, you're going to be getting a tax cut," said Republican presidential contender and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, speaking of his flat-tax plan.
Rachel Maddow touts Social Security's track record in keeping senior citizens out of poverty. We found her applause is mostly deserved.
As Democrats talk of raising taxes on wealthier Americans, a look at our fact-checking on whether the income gap is growing.
Our inbox was bulging with criticism, compliments and some choice words to keep our egos in check.
During the 140-day Texas legislative session that ended May 30, we tested claims from floor debates, press releases and advertising. But by far, our most-read article proved to be a check of state Rep. Leo Berman's statement about Barack Obama’s birthplace.
Presenting the top 10 PolitiFact Texas articles from January through May...
The editor of PolitiFact National appeared on CNN’s "Reliable Source" this weekend, defending a recent False rating bestowed on a statement by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow.
We look at what's being said about the budget controversy in Wisconsin.
In an interview with David Letterman, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said that Fox News had said that "the New Black Panther Party decided the election for Barack Obama." We checked her claim.
PolitiFact Florida couldn't have asked for a better first year than 2010 -- an amazing election cycle with plenty of interesting facts to check. Which items did you like most in 2010? We unveil the readers' Top 10 Truth-O-Meter items of the year.
Rhetoric during the 2010 campaign season was so filled with falsehoods and exaggerations that we rated the entire election Barely True. But the year also had its share of true statements. Here are five that surprised us for being correct.
We examine claims by pundits and talk show hosts and find Rachel Maddow was wrong about Sarah Palin, that George Washington didn't speak of God the way Rush Limbaugh claimed, and that George Will was right about troubled assets.