Politicians and talking heads have been scrambling to provide context for the surge of children from Central America -- and to assign blame.
Articles from July, 2014
Talk centered on the crises abroad, including in Gaza and Ukraine.
PolitiFact readers weigh in on Hillary Clinton, immigration, poverty -- and pizza.
Democratic National Committe Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz made a stop at a Las Vegas news station to discuss two new rulings on the Affordable Care Act. We took a look at some of her statements.
We've fact-checked three recent statements about Ukraine, Russia and the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.
It's been a bruising battle between veteran Savannah Congressman Jack Kingston and millionaire businessman David Perdue. PolitiFact Georgia has been fact-checking the contest for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appeared on all five major Sunday news shows, making the case that Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists were responsible for the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. We fact-checked two of Kerry’s claims.
In audio recordings from the 1980s, Hillary Clinton said she took on a 1975 rape case as a "favor." Does that contradict her latest comments on the case that she "asked to be relieved of that responsibility"? We reviewed the history in search of an answer.
Perry and Paul have opposing views on whether America should intervene in other countries' conflicts, but their solutions for Iraq have similarities with each other -- and with President Barack Obama.
The surge of unaccompanied children at the U.S. border, primarily coming from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, has the politicians and pundits talking. We're checking the facts.
Politicians and pundits discussed the situation along the U.S.-Mexico border, what the government needs to do and who is to blame.
Our most popular fact-checks of June 2014 include statements about the Sgt. Bowe Berghdal swap, the number of school shootings and even a fact-check we published back in 2009.
Our Google+ Hangout On Air featured PunditFact editor Aaron Sharockman and PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan.
Seventy percent of people in poverty around the world are women? It's often repeated, but it's not accurate. Our partners at PunditFact looked into the story of a statistic.
PolitiFact readers weigh in on the Clintons' finances, school shootings and even who invented the airplane.
Pundits and politicians get things wrong time and time again when they use the Founding Fathers to support their political views. In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, we review fact-checks from our archives and set the record straight.
In Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court said closely held corporations did not have to provide four types of contraceptives to employees. Could blood transfusions and immunizations see a similar fate? We review the evidence.
The Supreme Court's close ruling about Hobby Lobby and contraception has generated debate, so we're looking at a few factual claims surrounding the case.