A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Clinton Counties

Q: In the election, did Hillary Clinton only win 57 out of 3,141 counties? 
A: No. Clinton won at least 487 counties, according to two different counts of preliminary results.
 

Trump Sticks With Bogus Voter Fraud Claims

President-elect Donald Trump baselessly claimed that he “won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.” Even the author of the study upon which the claim is based doesn’t buy that.

Could Electoral College Elect Clinton?

Q: Can the Electoral College elect Hillary Clinton on Dec. 19?
A: Yes, it may be constitutionally possible; but no, it will not happen, according to election experts.

The Final Push: Trump

With the presidential election just a few days away, we offer a sampling of the misleading claims made by Donald Trump during speeches this week.

The Final Push: Clinton

As the election comes to a close, we provide a sampling of the misleading claims made by Hillary Clinton during speeches this week.

Trump’s Tax Cut Claims

Donald Trump misleadingly touts tax cuts of 30 percent for “working people” or 35 percent for “a middle-class family with two children,” adding that Hillary Clinton “wants to raise your taxes up to the sky.” That distorts both Trump’s and Clinton’s plans.

PAC Attack on Clinton’s Benghazi Record

A TV ad long on innuendo and short on facts accuses former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of “inaction before” and “indifference after” the Benghazi attacks.

Future45/45Committee

An anti-Hillary Clinton super PAC and its affiliated advocacy organization.

The Candidates on Climate Change

We delve into the presidential candidates’ stances and claims on an issue that has received little attention in this campaign.

Spinning the FBI Letter

Director James Comey’s vague announcement sparks partisan distortions.