PolitiFact asked readers for money in an email campaign Wednesday because it was allegedly being targeted by the Sinclair Broadcasting Group.
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PolitiFact took Republican Missouri state Sen. Andrew Koenig's claim that Margaret Sanger was a white supremacist to task in a fact check Thursday.
The Heritage Foundation claimed the U.S. is one of seven countries that allow abortion for any reason past 20 weeks in a statement Tuesday.
President Donald Trump reiterated Thursday his claim that "both sides" were to blame for the violence in Charlottesville, prompting The New York Times to relitigate the statement.
In an interview on 60 Minutes Sunday, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon stated that "seven of the nine biggest...wealthiest counties in America ring Washington, D.C."
A Washington Post fact check on whether Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) "helped spur" the surge of minors that illegally crossed the southern border in 2014 came out more like an op-ed in defense of the program.
In the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), former President Barack Obama published a statement on Facebook Tuesday that claimed DACA recipients were a "group of young people" that "pose no threat."
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Katy Tur suggested that hurricanes no longer occur in "all seasons" during an interview with Louisiana Governor John Edwards on MSNBC Tuesday.
CNN published a list of hate groups Thursday from the Southern Poverty Law Center that was used by a man who shot up the Family Research Council (FRC) in 2012.
CNN wrote a piece Tuesday explaining who the radical group Antifa is without mentioning the constant violence the organization commits.
CNN and Politico overplayed a banal and legal flight Wednesday by a Russian spy plane.
PolitiFact rated a claim that illegal immigrants commit fewer crimes than U.S. born citizens as "Mostly True," by merging illegal and legal immigrants into one group.
During a heated exchange at the Wednesday press briefing between a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, Stephen Miller, and CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta, the question of English requirements for naturalization came up.
In an effort to fact check President Donald Trump, The Washington Post's fact check team wrote an article criticizing his tweets on the stock market-- not because they were incorrect, but because Trump has not addressed previously held concerns regarding inflation and the stock market overall.
There has been a good deal of noise -- though perhaps not enough -- surrounding a recently fired IT aide to Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Imran Awan, and his family's potential financial schemes. While certain outlets are working out the facts of the case, The New York Times, BuzzFeed and Snopes seem more concerned with casting doubt by bringing up speculations and misinformation about the story from unknown blog sites and YouTubers.
President Donald Trump sent out a series of tweets on Wednesday stating that the U.S. "will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military." Immediately after these tweets politicians, organizations and political commentators began tweeting out certain numbers of how many transgender people are serving or have served in the military.
PolitiFact came to opposite conclusions on the same subject, with the only apparent difference being distinctly partisan.
Politifact's effort to fact check the whereabouts of President Donald Trump on June 9, 2016, apparently required noting that it was the same day Hillary Clinton tweeted at him to "Delete your account."
Politifact is running two fact checks on a Russia/Trump claim that contradict each other, with one stating that former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s statements regarding 17 intelligence agencies is true, and the other admitting that the number is false.