This FlackCheck.org video looks at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s claim that marijuana is a “gateway drug.” The video is based on an April 23 report from SciCheck.
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This “Campaign Watch” video from FactCheck.org’s sister website, FlackCheck.org, covers some claims made by Sen. Rand Paul that we fact-checked before and after he made his announcement to run for president.
FlackCheck.org, our sister website for political literacy, recaps the recent work of SciCheck, our new feature on false and misleading scientific claims that are made by partisans to influence public policy.
Q: Did the CBO say Obamacare will cost $50,000 for every person who is insured?
A: No. A newspaper calculated the cost at $50,000 per newly insured person. But that’s over 10 years and covers more than just the previously uninsured.
This week, a reader sent us a letter about former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum’s claim that there are “more people living in this country who were not born here than […]