Glenn Kessler

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) goes out on a limb with a new attack ad -- and falls off.

  • Sep 19, 2014

FACT CHECKER | Sen. Rand Paul said Sen. John McCain unknowingly met with the Islamic State. He’s wrong.

  • Sep 18, 2014

A Karl Rove group is attacking Alison Grimes for positions once supported by another Rove group.

  • Sep 17, 2014

Thom Tillis (R) is being hammered for $500 million in education cuts, but that number is being taken out of context.

  • Sep 16, 2014

The president says “our businesses are in the longest uninterrupted stretch of job creation in our history.” He’s right.

  • Sep 15, 2014

Tom Cotton’s campaign muddles truth about Mark Pryor’s record on Social Security and immigrants.

  • Sep 13, 2014

John McCain and jay Carney tangled over troops in Iraq. Here’s what each got right -- and wrong.

  • Sep 11, 2014

The American Beverage Association says more added sugar comes from food rather than beverages.

  • Sep 11, 2014

A new Crossroads GPS ad attacking Obamacare features some out-of-date facts

  • Sep 10, 2014

Senate Majority PAC is attacking Mitch McConnell with an attack on a key part of Bill Clinton’s legacy.

  • Sep 9, 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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