Category: Fact Checkers

Did McCain flip on the Dream Act?

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick says Sen. John McCain has changed after 33 years in Washington, D.C. On immigration, she said of her U.S. Senate rival, McCain’s changes are especially striking. "He told dreamers that he’ll support the Dream Act, then…

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Fact-checking 2016: This is gonna be messy

Editor's note: PolitiFact editor Angie Holan wrote this op-ed column for our home newspaper, the Tampa Bay Times, explaining PolitiFact's approach to 2016 fact-checking.  One candidate is so calculated in how she parses facts, people see her at best as secretive and at…