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Fact-check: How true is Green Book?

The movie snatching hearts and Oscar nominations feels especially good when audiences learn it’s based on a true story. But how accurate is Green Book?

Fact-checking the State of the Union for 2019

PolitiFact is fact-checking the State of the Union on Feb. 5, 2019. 

Fact-checking Michael Bennet’s speech about the government shutdown

When it became Sen. Michael Bennet's turn to speak on the Senate floor about the record-long government shutdown, the Colorado Democrat said he had had enough of criticism from Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. Bennet made several pointed claims about Cruz and his voting record, the deficit, China’s accomplishments in space, and the dim view most Americans have of Congress. Here's a fact-checked recap of Bennet's claims.

Comparing progress on Trump, Obama campaign promises at two-year mark

President Donald Trump is not the only presidential subject of scrutiny at PolitiFact. Just like we have been tracking Trump’s promises since the 2016 campaign, we also tallied eight years’ worth of President Barack Obama’s pledges.

At halfway mark, Donald Trump's campaign promises hit roadblocks

PolitiFact’s Trump-O-Meter is tracking the progress of 102 promises Trump made on the campaign trail.

Live fact-checking President Donald Trump's immigration address

PolitiFact is fact-checking President Donald Trump's immigration address.

Fact-checking Trump, Pelosi and Schumer’s White House fight over the border wall, shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the need and effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another. Here’s a recap of what was said, fact-checked and with added context.

Is the new NAFTA the biggest trade deal ever, as Donald Trump said?

Trump touted the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement as the biggest trade deal ever. Here are the facts.

Donald Trump and Rick Scott allege fraud in Broward, Palm Beach vote counting without any evidence

While there have been lots of problems in the vote counting, no judge or state office has proven fraud.

Fact-checking distorted video Sarah Sanders used to bar a CNN White House reporter

The clash between President Donald Trump and the media was summed up in a viral, misleading tweet. Here's what it shows and whether it was doctored.