• Analysis

Elizabeth Warren’s claim that minimum wage supported her family in the 1960s

Warren said the minimum wage “would pay a mortgage, keep the utilities on, and put food on the table.” Is that possible?

  • Analysis

Does it matter that Trump has only spent 6 percent of the ‘wall’ money?

Democrats have highlighted the supposedly slow pace of spending on Trump's border projects. But that's a misleading metric.

  • Analysis

The biggest Pinocchios of 2018

Our annual roundup of the most outlandish claims of 2018.

  • Analysis

Sherrod Brown’s tax math on GM moving to Mexico

The senator from Ohio said GM's tax rate would be cut in half if it moved its Lordstown plant to Mexico. That's open to interpretation.

  • Analysis

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s $21 trillion mistake

The same article she referenced on Twitter would have set her straight. Instead, she gets Four Pinocchios.

  • Analysis

Does the sentencing bill give early release to drug traffickers, sex offenders?

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) says yes. But he gives short shrift to safeguards in the bill that could keep many of them behind bars.

  • Analysis

The recurring GOP myth about John McCain’s ‘no’ on Obamacare repeal

Republicans often suggest they were just one vote from victory. But there were negotiations and many more votes to come, with the outcome in doubt.

  • Analysis

Gillibrand’s cascade of misfired employment statistics

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), a potential 2020 presidential candidate, mangled three employment statistics while making the case the economy can do better.

  • Analysis

The Fact Checker’s crash course for the 2018 elections

We rounded up 47 fact-checks of Democrats, Republicans and outrageous campaign ads.

  • Analysis

Democrats hype estimates of people with preexisting conditions

In the political battle over protecting people with existing health problems, Democrats have been using numbers that do not stand up to scrutiny.

Load More