As Washington controversies go, the one over the Office of Congressional Ethics went by in the blink of an eye. So what was it really about?
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Hillary Clinton announced Friday that Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is her running mate for the presidency. We've looked at 27 of Kaine’s claims on the Truth-O-Meter, and 78 percent have been rated True, Mostly True, or Half True.
A look at Rep. Rob Wittman's claim that Obama thanked Cuban president for criticizing the U.S.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe says, "In Virginia history, in the last 24 years, there has not been one instance of an individual with a concealed carry (permit) who has come into Virginia and harmed a Virginian." But the statistics don't exist.
A presidential candidate with an unprecedented record on the Truth-O-Meter earns PolitiFact's annual award.
The ad said Janis voted in 2003 to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition. But Dunnavant missed a key part of the record.
State Sen. George Barker's statement that uncompsensated care costs went down 30 percent in states that, unlike Virginia, expanded Medicaid. Here's our review of that claim and four others that generated the most interest in 2014.
The emergence of Ebola in the United States sparked a political and media frenzy, but many of the claims made were far from accurate. Collectively, they are PolitiFact's sixth annual Lie of the Year.
Election Day has come. Here's a review of some of the most interesting claims made by Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie in this year's U.S. Senate race.
Did Ed Gillespie sign Grover Norquist's no-tax pledge? Our quick review of Monday night's U.S. Senate debate provides the answer. Also from PolitiFact Virginia: •Warner and Gillespie have adjusted their views on gay marriage
We'll be live-fact checking tonight's U.S. Senate debate between Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie. Here's how you can tune in. Also from PolitiFact Virginia: •Warner and Gillespie have adjusted their views on gay marriage •A quick look at the jabs from Debate 2
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, long opposed to same-sex marriage, now supports it. Challenger Ed Gillespie is still against gay marriage, but no longer favors a U.S. constitutional amendment to ban it. Also from PolitiFactVirginia: Solving the mysterious no-tax pledge
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie attacked each other and defended their own records and proposals during Tuesday night's debate. Here's an initial look at some of their claims.
Republican Ed Gillespie sees himself playing two different roles: A "partisan warrior" in campaigns and a negotiator when it comes to business and holding elective office.
There's plenty of fodder for the Truth-O-Meter after first debate between U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie. Here's our initial take. More fact checks are in the works.