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Clinton Spins U.S. Rank on Gender Pay

Clinton Spins U.S. Rank on Gender Pay

Hillary Clinton cited data from the World Economic Forum to present a misleading picture of U.S. performance on gender pay disparity compared with other countries around the world.

‘Optimism’ That Fact-Checking Can Work

‘Optimism’ That Fact-Checking Can Work

The American Press Institute published two new studies that it said are “a cause for optimism that fact checking in journalism can lead to a better-informed public.”

Gender Pay Gap in Clinton’s Senate Office?

Gender Pay Gap in Clinton’s Senate Office?

The Republican National Committee chairman says Hillary Clinton paid women in her Senate office less than men. But annual salary data provided by the Clinton campaign show median salaries for men and women in Clinton’s office were virtually identical.

FactChecking Marco Rubio

FactChecking Marco Rubio

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has joined what promises to be a crowded field of Republican candidates for president. Rubio informed his top donors of his decision on April 13.

FactChecking Hillary Clinton

FactChecking Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has made it official: She will run for president in the 2016 race. Here’s a look back at some of the claims from Clinton that we’ve fact-checked over the years.

FactChecking Rand Paul

FactChecking Rand Paul

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is now the second major Republican candidate to officially declare he will run for president. We present a sampling of some past claims from Paul that we have reviewed on our site.

Inhofe on Fracking, Water Contamination

Inhofe on Fracking, Water Contamination

Sen. James Inhofe says there has never been “an instance of ground water contamination” caused by hydraulic fracturing — fracking — for oil and natural gas. But drilling operations that involve fracking include other actions that have caused contamination.

FactChecking Ted Cruz

FactChecking Ted Cruz

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz became the first major Republican candidate to declare himself officially in the 2016 presidential race. In announcing his presidential ambition, Cruz repeated a number of dubious claims we have heard before, and a few we haven’t.