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FactChecking the CNBC Debates

Republicans make false and misleading claims on jobs, taxes and entitlements in economic-focused debates.

FactChecking the GOP Debate, Early Edition

The Republican presidential candidates who failed to make the cut for the Aug. 6 prime-time debate repeated a number of past false and misleading claims, while adding some new ones that we hadn’t heard before.

FlackCheck Video: Pataki on Welfare Changes

In this video, FlackCheck.org reviews George Pataki’s claim that his “conservative policies” as governor “reduced the number of New Yorkers on welfare by 1 million.”

Pataki’s Welfare Whopper

Former Gov. George Pataki gives too much credit to his “conservative policies” for reducing the number of New Yorkers on welfare by 1 million.