"Trump has selected his pick for running mate (and the) news stuns Republican Party.”
Did 17,327 dead people vote in Michigan in the 2020 presidential election? No, that's not true: The Michigan Office of the Auditor General released an audit in March 2022 that found 1,616 votes cast by electors who died prior to election
Did U.S. Special Forces arrest Ukrainian presidential aide Andriy Yermak and Economy Minister Yulia Svyrydenko on U.S. soil as of November 17, 2023? No, that's not true: A Pentagon duty officer confirmed for Lead Stories that this claim i
What begins as a simple act of clemency towards a feathered friend, has evolved to become one of the quintessential customs at the White House during Thanksgiving. The U.S. Presidential turkey pardon, whimsical yet full of symbolism, is a tradition t
PolitiFact live fact-checked the third GOP debate in Miami. We sorted through the presidential candidates’ claims on Israel-Hamas war, abortion, taxes, the environment and more. Take a look.
Delving into the annals of the U.S. presidential history, it is clear that the office has been characterized by an intriguing demographic of individuals—philosophers, soldiers, businessmen. An education guideline for the path to presidency does
Here's how we fact-checked the 7 Republican presidential candidates at the second primary debate hosted by Fox Business News.
Seven Republican presidential candidates have qualified for the second GOP primary debate Sept. 27. PolitiFact will be live fact-checking the debate on our website and across social media.
Quick Take Democrats tend to win in densely populated counties, while Republicans win more sparse, rural counties. In 2020, the counties won by President Joe Biden had 67 million more residents than counties won by&nbs
CLAIM: Former President Donald Trump won 2,497 counties in 2020, far more than President Joe Biden’s 477 counties, suggesting Trump actually won the election.
PolitiFact will be live fact-checking GOP presidential candidates’ claims about their records along with their attacks on Democrats, President Joe Biden and one another. Here’s what to know about watching the debate.
Republican presidential candidates will debate Aug. 23. We have fact-checked their attacks on Joe Biden and the Democratic Party about immigration, inflation and abortion.
Republican presidential candidates will debate Aug. 23. We have fact-checked their attacks on one another about immigration, the economy and COVID-19 lockdowns.
CLAIM: A video shows a guest on ABC’s “The View” telling former U.S. Rep. Will Hurd to “shut the hell up” about former President Donald Trump, leaving Hurd and the co-hosts of the show speechless.
In 2024, the presidential primary calendar will start two weeks earlier than it did in 2020. For Democrats, South Carolina will leapfrog the traditional first two states, Iowa and New Hampshire. But the GOP calendar is a lot like 2020.
Our broken primary system sets few barriers to entry beyond a lack of shame and consuming appetite for celebrity.
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Members of the GOP’s large presidential primary field are aligned on taxes, health care and energy. But on whether to continue U.S. assistance to Ukraine, the candidates fall into two camps: skeptics and full-throated supporters.
https://www.factcheck.org/2023/06/factchecking-pences-presidential-announcement/ In a series of public
In a series of public appearances on June 7, Mike Pence formally jumped into the 2024 presidential race, becoming the first vice president in 83 years to challenge a president under whom he served. Pence had plenty to say about his former boss, Do
https://www.factcheck.org/2023/06/factchecking-chris-christies-presidential-announcement/ Former New Je
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie kicked off his campaign for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination with a June 6 town hall in Manchester, New Hampshire. We fact-checked his remarks, which included false or misleading claims about former President
The race for the White House is already getting started, with former President Donald Trump the first to declare a 2024 bid. Here’s how the declared candidates have fared on our Truth-O-Meter.
https://www.factcheck.org/2023/05/factchecking-ron-desantis-presidential-announcement/ Florida Gov. Ron
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made his presidential candidacy official on May 24, first with a glitch-delayed livestream on Twitter Spaces, followed by an interview on Fox News. Making his pitch for the Republican nomination, DeSantis leaned heavily in
https://www.factcheck.org/2023/05/factchecking-tim-scotts-presidential-campaign-announcement/ Sen. Tim
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Ron DeSantis launched his presidential campaign with a live discussion on Twitter, promising to fight “woke ideology.” We fact-checked his claims about open borders, classroom lessons, and whether “the whole book ban thing is a hoax.”
Gov. Ron DeSantis is running for president. Here’s a roundup of our recent coverage of the Florida Republican.
Ron DeSantis had a sparse immigration agenda when he ran for governor in 2018. Since then, he’s embraced strict immigration policies and challenged Joe Biden’s ability to reduce illegal immigration.
In key economic measures including employment and gross domestic product, Florida’s economy has thrived under Gov. Ron DeSantis. Here’s our analysis in nine charts.
Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina announced on May 22 that he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2024. We reviewed his speech — and an exclusive NBC News interview he did shortly after — and found that he made a few claims
Quick Take President Joe Biden has said he will seek a second term, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Marianne Williamson have said they will challenge him for the 2024 Democratic nomination. But social media posts falsely claim that the party
Joe Biden walks off of his campaign bus in 2020. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)The parties have contingencies before Election Day. But after that, it’s complicated.Continue reading What Happens if a Presidential Nominee Can’t Continue, Ex
Former Vice President Mike Pence at a Heritage Foundation event in October 2022. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)But some question what the former vice president’s electoral path to the White House looks like. Continue reading Mike P