FactCheck.org→ Americas PAC

Political leanings: Republican/Conservative Spending target: Undisclosed Americas PAC has traditionally specialized in making independent expenditures attempting to convince black and Hispanic voters to support Republican candidates, but the PAC says i Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Schumer’s CHIP Spin

The White House has proposed rescinding $7 billion in unspent funds from a children’s health program, a move Sen. Chuck Schumer said would be “taking money away from kids who need health care.” But congressional budget experts say most of Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ League of Conservation Voters

Political leanings: Pro-environment/liberal Spending target: Unknown The League of Conservation Voters works to defeat “anti-environment” candidates and elect politicians “who stand up for a clean, healthy environment,”according to its missi Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Priorities USA Action

Political leanings: Democratic/liberal Spending target: At least $50 million  Priorities USA Action, a super PAC, was formed in 2011 by ex-White House staffers Bill Burton and Sean Sweeney to help reelect President Barack Obama in 2012. In 2016, Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ American Bridge 21st Century

Political leanings: Democratic/liberal Spending target: Unknown American Bridge 21st Century is a liberal super PAC that conducts opposition research to aid Democratic candidates and organizations. The group was founded in November 2010 by David Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Muddying a Trump Loyalty Test

In Republican primaries where loyalty to President Donald Trump’s agenda is a litmus test for many voters, the approval of a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill has become a political weapon — no matter how lawmakers voted. Indiana Republic Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Vote for Us

The midterm elections are seven months away, but voting for the Webby People’s Voice Award already has begun. So, if you share our mission of holding politicians accountable, please consider casting a ballot for FactCheck.org in the “News & Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Misguided Comparison

President Donald Trump made an apples-to-oranges comparison to suggest that his predecessor and Democrats have changed their tune on election rigging. Trump cited a pre-election quote from then-President Barack Obama telling Trump to “stop whinin Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ A Guide to the Tax Changes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will soon become law. The House gave final congressional approval on Dec. 20, and President Donald Trump has promised to sign it. The House and Senate approved the bill on Dec. 19. It passed 227-203 in the House with no Democr Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ A Guide to the Tax Changes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is now law. The House and Senate approved the bill on Dec. 19. It passed 227-203 in the House with no Democratic votes and 12 Republican “no” votes. The Senate then passed the bill 51-48 along strict party lines, Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Whoppers of 2017

Summary We first dubbed President Donald Trump, then just a candidate, as “King of Whoppers” in our annual roundup of notable false claims for 2015. He dominated our list that year – and again in 2016 – but there was still plenty of room for ot Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Whoppers of 2017

Summary We first dubbed President Donald Trump, then just a candidate, as “King of Whoppers” in our annual roundup of notable false claims for 2015. He dominated our list that year – and again in 2016 – but there was still plenty of room for ot Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Facts on Uranium One

Two House committees have said that they will investigate the Obama administration’s approval of a deal that gave Russia a financial interest in U.S. uranium production. The 2010 deal allowed Rosatom, the Russian nuclear energy agency, to acquire a c Go to site post…»