Here’s why the Senate stalemate over the human-trafficking bill is so complex

We delve into the legal intricacies of the dispute over abortion language in the human-trafficking bill.

Ted Cruz’s claim that there has been ‘zero’ global warming in 17 years

We dig into the data underlying Ted Cruz's claim on global warming.

Rubio’s claim that Obama sent his ‘political machine’ to Israel to defeat Netanyahu

The potential 2016 candidate spins a conspiracy theory. Does he have any facts to back it up?

Setting the record straight on a net neutrality fact check

Net neutrality proponents are misusing The Fact Checker's analysis on potential costs.

Did Santorum ‘invent’ health savings accounts?

Rick Santorum exaggerates his paternity claim over HSAs.

Here’s why lawmakers should not speak without notes

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.) gets his math wrong. Very wrong.

Rubio’s claim that Obama would not comment on Iran’s ‘Green Revolution’

Rubio offers a cartoon version of the facts. Here's what really happened.

No, Tom Cotton did not say this fake quote

A fake viral meme is attributing a bizarre quote to Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.).

Frank Marshall Davis: Obama’s ‘Communist mentor’?

We take a definitive look at the life, political views and influence of Frank Marshall Davis.

Netanyahu’s claim that ‘tens of millions’ in foreign money was aimed against him

We explore the evidence offered by the Israeli prime minister's campaign.

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