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FactChecking the South Carolina Debate

By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley, D’Angelo Gore, Jessica McDonald and Saranac Hale Spencer – Factcheck.org Summary In the last Democratic debate before Super Tuesday, the candidates often talked over…




FactChecking the State of the Union

By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley, D’Angelo Gore, Jessica McDonald and Isabella Fertel – Factcheck.org Summary In his 2020 address to Congress, President Donald Trump stretched and distorted the facts:…



FactChecking the November Democratic Debate

By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley, D’Angelo Gore, Jessica McDonald, Saranac Hale Spencer, Chelsey Zhu and Katherine Hartzell – FactCheck.org Summary We spotted several false claims and factual flubs: South Bend Mayor…


FactChecking the October Democratic Debate

By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley, D’Angelo Gore, Jessica McDonald, Angelo Fichera and Chelsey Zhu – Factcheck.org Summary We found several false and misleading claims in the October Democratic presidential debate:…


FactChecking July’s Round Two Debate

By Eugene Kiely, Lori Robertson, D’Angelo Gore, Brooks Jackson, Jessica McDonald and Angelo Fichera – Factcheck.org Summary Another debate, and another crop of false and misleading claims. Sen. Kamala Harris of California…


FactChecking the Second Democratic Debate

By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, D’Angelo Gore, Jessica McDonald and Saranac Hale Spencer – Factcheck.org Summary We flagged false and misleading claims from several candidates: Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke…


Fact Checking the Mueller Hearings

By Lori Robertson, D’Angelo Gore and Jessica McDonald – Factcheck.org While former special counsel Robert S. Mueller reiterated in congressional testimony what he said in his voluminous report on…


FactChecking Round Two of the Democratic Debate

By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley, Jessica McDonald, Saranac Hale Spencer and Angelo Fichera – Factcheck.org Summary The second group of 10 Democratic presidential candidates made false and misleading claims…


FactChecking the State of the Union

By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Lori Robertson, Robert Farley, D’Angelo Gore and Jessica McDonald – Factcheck.org Summary President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address included many claims that were familiar to fact-checkers….