Latest from Glenn Kessler

More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress.

  • May 21, 2019

Many red lights were blinking about the potential problems with tapping Michael Flynn as national security adviser. The president chose to ignore them.

  • May 20, 2019

The former vice president says he was "always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress." It depends on how you measure it.

  • May 17, 2019

President Bill Clinton has said the 1994 crime bill contributed to the high incarceration rate in the United States. But Biden disputes that.

  • May 16, 2019

The president likes to tell a story through his tweets, even if the facts are not correct.

  • May 15, 2019

Harris (D-Calif.) argues there will still be a role for private insurance in a government-run system. But the bill she co-sponsors says it would be very limited.

  • May 14, 2019

The 2020 presidential hopeful spins a nuanced point into misleading rhetoric in interviews and tweets.

  • May 13, 2019

Here are answers to some common questions about The Fact Checker from readers.

  • May 10, 2019

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner says the Palestinians have received more aid than anyone. But U.S. aid to Israel is much higher.

  • May 8, 2019

The self-described “democratic socialist” keeps making statements that are false, misleading or incorrect

  • Aug 10, 2018
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