Category: Fact Checkers

Fact-checking the April 10 Sunday shows

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday that he didn’t really mean to question Democratic rival and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s qualifications for president. Just her judgment, which Sanders said is "clearly lacking." NBC Meet the Press moderator Chuck…

PolitiFact’s Top 5 fact-checks for March 2016

With heated primaries on both sides of the aisle, most of our top-five fact checks from March focused on the two so-called outsider candidates: Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, along with one fact-check about former…

5 questions you have about delegates, answered

From roll calls and speeches to flags and funny hats, the national conventions are usually conventional pep rallies for the two major parties (Clint Eastwood and empty chairs in Tampa notwithstanding). But this year, the Democratic and Republican delegates and…

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Fact-checking claims about Cuba

This week, President Barack Obama took a historic trip to Cuba, the first U.S. president to visit the island nation in almost 90 years. Obama made the trip as part of his effort to normalize American relations with Cuba, which…