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Biden on the Stump

Biden on the Stump

We fact-check nine claims made by the Democratic presidential nominee in recent campaign speeches.

Democratic Convention Night 2

Democratic Convention Night 2

We found few factual distortions on the night Joe Biden officially became the party’s presidential nominee.

Video: The Biden-Sanders Debate

Video: The Biden-Sanders Debate

In this video, we review three claims from the first head-to-head presidential primary debate between former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders.

FactChecking the March Democratic Debate

FactChecking the March Democratic Debate

While debating 6 feet apart due to the coronavirus outbreak, the two leading contenders offered competing versions of the facts on several key issues.

Clinton’s Auto Bailout Falsehood

Clinton’s Auto Bailout Falsehood

Hillary Clinton wrongly said that “back in the Great Recession … Donald Trump said rescuing the auto industry didn’t really matter very much. He said … ‘Let it go.’ ” He supported the bailout in 2008. The “let it go” quote is from 2015, and taken out of context.

Video: FactChecking Clinton Stump Speech

Video: FactChecking Clinton Stump Speech

This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper, working with FactCheck.org, highlights four claims Hillary Clinton made in a speech in Hampton, Illinois, on Sept. 5.

Clinton on the Stump

Clinton on the Stump

Part two of our series checking the accuracy of claims made by the presidential candidates in their daily stump speeches.

Groundhog Friday

In an effort to hold politicians accountable, repeatedly, for reiterating the same false claims, over and over again, we launch Groundhog Friday, an occasional wrap-up of recent repeats.

Sanders Adviser Makes False Claim

Sanders Adviser Makes False Claim

A senior adviser to Sen. Bernie Sanders said that Sanders’ presidential campaign has “never” used Hillary Clinton’s “image or her name in an ad.” That’s false.

Clinton-Sanders Bailout Brawl

Clinton-Sanders Bailout Brawl

This time Bernie Sanders cherry-picks the facts about the auto bailout of 2008 and 2009 — which has become a point of contention between Sanders and Hillary Clinton in the final days before the Michigan presidential primary.