FactCheck.org→ We’re a Webby Winner

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences has awarded FactCheck.org the 2018 Webby in the “News & Politics” category for websites. This makes the ninth time that we have won the judges’ award, and it extends our win s 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 Misleads on Corker

President Donald Trump misleadingly claimed Sen. Bob Corker “gave us the Iran Deal.” Corker, who opposed the nuclear deal with Iran negotiated by the Obama administration, helped craft a bipartisan bill that allowed the House and Senate to Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Obama’s Final Numbers

Summary The numbers are nearly all in now. What they show about what really happened during the eight years that Barack Obama was president is sometimes different from what politicians claimed. The economy gained a net 11.5 million jobs. The unemploym Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Subsidies, Not Bailouts

President Donald Trump said “bailouts for insurance companies” would “end very soon” if Congress didn’t pass a new health care bill. Sen. Susan Collins said the payments aren’t a bailout, “but rather help peopl Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Hitler and Chemical Weapons

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has apologized profusely for his much-criticized comparison of Syria’s Bashar Assad to Adolf Hitler, but his clarification that he meant Hitler did not drop chemical bombs from airplanes requires some histo Go to site post…»