An exclusive PolitiFact-ProPublica investigation: Private sector care was supposed to make care better for veterans. They still met long waits while the private program administrators got $1.9 billion, a quarter of the money that went through the program.
The taxpayer dollars spent on fees to private Veterans Choice administrators was lumped in with medical care spending. The answer came from bringing together a handful of separate federal data sources.
President Donald Trump cast doubt over the CIA’s conclusion that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Here's a fact-check of the statement on Saudi Arabia that Trump released on Nov. 20.
The false claims came quickly and steadily over Facebook in the weeks before and after the midterm elections. We picked a few notable ones that we shot down.
Campaign coverage often devolves into horse-race coverage -- who’s up and who’s down. But the way the voters cast their ballots on Nov. 6 will have potentially huge implications on public policy. To help our readers better understand what’s at stake in the substantive policy choices this election season, we’ve put together a series of eight articles that explain the issues by visualizing data through charts and graphs.
It's been 2016 all over again, as President Donald Trump went into campaign mode and held rallies across the country to rev up his base. When he spoke, accuracy was optional. Here's a running list of some of his worst excesses.
Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum met for their first debate on CNN on Oct. 21, 2018. Here's how they fared on the facts.
Guarantees for pre-existing conditions are the most popular feature of Obamacare. From Donald Trump on down, Republicans say their plans provide the same protections. Health policy researchers say they might help, but they fall short.
Since 2016, President Donald Trump has ridiculed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for having invented a family tree with Native American roots. He challenged her to take a DNA test. She did and it showed Native American ancestry. We asked four experts to review the results. They found them credible.
Health care, particularly protections for pre-existing conditions, has become a key piece of the Democratic strategy to retake Congress. As the ads come fast and furious, here are five charts about health care to help to sort fact from hype.