Obama’s biggest whoppers

Out of more than 250 fact checks, here are the 10 ten ridiculous claims by Obama that really stood out.

Has the Obama White House been ‘historically free of scandal’?

Obama and his aides claim they've had a scandal-free White House compared to other presidents. Is that really the case?

Paul Ryan’s claim that for every Planned Parenthood clinic, 20 health centers provide care

Ryan's statement is based on assumptions that are too uncertain, and lack context — earning him Two Pinocchios.


The Trump Promise Tracker

Donald Trump made 60 key promises during the 2016 campaign. We will track his progress during his presidency.

The 2016 Election Fact Checker

Every fact check of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in one place.

The Four-Pinocchio claim that ‘on average, girls first become victims of sex trafficking at 13 years old’

Once again, politicians and the media blithely repeat a Four-Pinocchio statistic on sex trafficking that does not hold up to scrutiny.

GOP, Democrats offer dueling talking points about people losing their ‘health care’

Republicans and Democrats both claim that people are losing "health care" because of the other party's plans. How's that possible?

Bernie Sanders’s claim that ‘36,000 people will die yearly’ if Obamacare is repealed

Bernie Sanders earns Four Pinocchios for resorting to fuzzy math to come up with a scary figure.

What Trump got wrong on Twitter this week (#2)

The second installment in our occasional feature looking at what Trump got wrong on Twitter in a given week.

Fact-checking what Donald Trump’s lawyer said about the president-elect’s finances

We fact-check two suspect claims about Trump's finances, made by his attorney.

Fact-checking President-elect Trump’s news conference

Here's a guide to 15 fishy and often debunked claims made by President-elect Donald Trump at his news conference

When did Mitch McConnell say he wanted to make Obama a one-term president?

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) suggested McConnell made his famous comments near the start of Obama's first term. But that's wrong.

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