Tag: factchecks

The top 10 most viewed fact-checks of 2017

During President Donald Trump’s first year in office, nothing drew eyeballs to our site quite like the president’s words. Readers turned out in droves for our fact-checks of Trump’s first joint address to Congress and his speech announcing the United…

The top 10 most viewed fact-checks of 2016

President-elect Donald Trump’s business record and Hillary Clinton’s email practices were some of the most contentious issues of the 2016 election — and some of PolitiFact’s most popular reports of the year. In addition to our fact-checks, readers clicked on…

Videos: Clinton and Trump Fact-checks

CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org offer two fact-checking videos this week covering claims made by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This first video examines Trump’s false claim that John Podesta, Clinton’s presidential campaign chairman, “was quoted in WikiLeaks as saying,…

Video: Town Hall Debate Fact-checks

In this video, CNN’s Jake Tapper goes over seven claims from our analysis of the second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. All of the videos from CNN’s weekly collaboration with FactCheck.org are here.   FactCheck.org

All 227 Hillary Clinton fact-checks

We've fact-checked 227 statements by Hillary Clinton so far, more than any other figure appearing on the Truth-O-Meter other than President Barack Obama. We first looked at a statement by Clinton in 2007, during her first campaign for the Democratic nomination…

The top 10 fact-checks at the RNC, DNC

The two parties have now had their conventions, and Americans who watched both the Republicans in Cleveland and the Democrats in Philadelphia saw radically different views of the country. The Republicans painted a picture of a nation beset by losses,…