Glenn Kessler

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Barbara Comstock’s campaign says she saved $400 million on Silver Line construction. But there’s not much to that number.

  • Oct 30, 2014

Senate Majority PAC makes a racially-charged claim in a radio ad in the North Carolina race, but offers no proof.

  • Oct 29, 2014

The National Rifle Association all but calls Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) a liar concerning a meeting with Michael Bloomberg.

  • Oct 28, 2014

GOP attack ad cites a tax vote from six years ago, without acknowledging the issue is now dead.

  • Oct 27, 2014

The Kentucky Senate candidate makes another highly questionable assertion as well.

  • Oct 25, 2014

She puts her credibility on the line by uttering the claims herself.

  • Oct 23, 2014

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) attacked GOP challenger Ed Gillespie for dealing with a dictator. Do the charges add up?

  • Oct 22, 2014

A GOP super PAC relaunches a false attack concerning congressional perks debunked months ago.

  • Oct 21, 2014

The Kentucky senator says White House has not been accurate about the disease.

  • Oct 20, 2014

A Web ad targets GOP budget cuts, but fingerprints of both parties are on the knives.

  • Oct 18, 2014
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About
In an award-winning journalism career spanning nearly three decades, Glenn Kessler, who writes “The Fact Checker” column, has covered foreign policy, economic policy, the White House, Congress, politics, airline safety and Wall Street. He was The Washington Post’s chief State Department reporter for nine years, traveling around the world with three different Secretaries of State. Before that, he covered tax and budget policy for The Washington Post and also served as the newspaper’s national business editor. In 2007, St. Martins Press published his widely acclaimed book on Condoleezza Rice, The Confidante. Kessler appears frequently on television and has lectured widely on U.S. foreign policy.
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