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stated on September 14, 2023 in a speech
“I taught at the University of Pennsylvania for four years.”
stated on September 11, 2023 in a 9/11 memorial speech in Alaska
“Ground zero in New York — I remember standing there the next day.”
stated on April 30, 2023 in a roundtable on ABC's "This Week"
“Joe Biden was older on his first day as president than Ronald Reagan was on his last day.”
stated on February 20, 2023 in an interview with Piers Morgan
“I never claimed to be Jewish.”
stated on December 16, 2022 in a town hall for U.S. veterans
After Joe Biden became vice president, at the behest of his father, he gave his uncle, Frank H. Biden, a Purple Heart for serving in the U.S. military during World War II.
stated on November 16, 2022 in an ad
“(Raphael) Warnock’s camp was shut down for failing to report five findings of child abuse and neglect."
Georgia Gun Owners
stated on October 30, 2022 in an ad
"Raphael Warnock and Stacey Abrams are radical communists and, if they get their way, gun owners here in Georgia will be completely disarmed."
West Virginia Democratic Party
stated on August 25, 2022 in a tweet
“Carol Miller is a multi-millionaire worth over $16 million.”
Senate Majority PAC
stated on October 11, 2022 in an ad
A dog endured “unimaginable pain and suffering” during heart research experiments, “just one of 300 killed in (Dr. Mehmet) Oz’s lab.”
Arizona Democratic Party
stated on September 13, 2022 in a tweet
Abraham Hamadeh misled "about his legal experience.”
stated on September 22, 2022 in a debate
“I don’t care for mail-in voting. That’s why I go to the polls.”
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
stated on September 17, 2022 in ads
Herschel Walker misled about “personally treating 4,500 veterans per year,” about “graduating from college” and about “working in law enforcement.”
American Leadership Action
stated on September 1, 2022 in an ad
As a mayor, "John Fetterman chased down an innocent, unarmed Black man," wielded a shotgun and "falsely accused the man, triggering a confrontation with police."
stated on June 2, 2022 in a statement posted on Twitter
Blake Masters “unironically quoted a Nazi, called World War II an unjust war, called the Unabomber one of his intellectual influencers, and shared an article attacking Israel as the North Korea of the Middle East.”
stated on May 9, 2022 in a campaign ad
“Zack Nunn saved over 2,000 Americans abandoned in Afghanistan by leading private rescue missions.”
stated on May 10, 2022 in an attack ad
“J.D. Vance profits off Russia propaganda.”
stated on May 13, 2022 in a radio interview
In 2020, when Raphael Warnock ran a campaign ad featuring himself with a beagle, “that wasn’t his dog.”
Our American Century
stated on May 13, 2022 in an ad
Kathy Barnette "pretends she's America First, but repeatedly attacked President Trump."
stated on May 13, 2022 in an interview
Says she never tweeted comments linking pedophilia and Islam.
stated on May 8, 2022 in a tweet
“Is ANYONE asking how Ron DeSantis was worth $340,000 in 2020 and is now worth $52 million?"
Who are the candidates at the GOP debate in Milwaukee, and what are their backgrounds?
By Louis Jacobson • August 22, 2023
Did Donald Trump ever apologize to the ‘Central Park Five’?
By Conor Amendola • July 25, 2023
What Biden video keeps, ignores about Marjorie Taylor Greene’s speech seemingly praising him
By Sofia Bliss-Carrascosa • July 20, 2023
George Santos has been arrested. Here’s a recap of his alleged falsehoods.
By Louis Jacobson • May 10, 2023
A guide to George Santos’ dubious statements about drag, Brazil, his 9/11 connection and more
By Louis Jacobson • March 1, 2023
What could be next for George Santos in the House?
By Louis Jacobson • January 4, 2023
Fact-checking Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker in Georgia's Senate race
By Louis Jacobson • November 4, 2022
A brief history of Senate illness and recovery, and what it means for John Fetterman
By Louis Jacobson • October 26, 2022
Fact-checking Herschel Walker attack ad about Raphael Warnock domestic violence allegations
By Tom Kertscher • September 8, 2022
Fact-checking ‘Wizard of Lies’ attack on Mehmet Oz over ‘miracle’ claims, immigration, his residency
By Tom Kertscher • July 28, 2022
Fact-checking attacks on GOP Arizona governor candidate Kari Lake in TV ad narrated by drag queen
By Tom Kertscher • July 19, 2022
Fact-checking a super PAC attack on Dr. Oz over defunding police, Obamacare, COVID-19, immigration
By Tom Kertscher • April 28, 2022
Sorting out the police reports highlighted in an ad attacking US Senate candidate Herschel Walker
By Tom Kertscher • April 4, 2022
In context: Joe Biden’s remarks about being 'shot at' in Iraq
By Amy Sherman • February 8, 2021
Fact-checking the Georgia Senate debates
By Tom Kertscher • December 7, 2020
How many times has Jim Justice been sued for not paying his bills?
By Natalie Bowman • October 29, 2020
Fact-checking claims about Hunter Biden, Joe Biden, and China
By Louis Jacobson • October 19, 2020
GOP again tries to brand Spanberger with 'Terrorist High' ad
By Warren Fiske • October 12, 2020
Social media posts are making claims about a Biden family tragedy. Here are the facts
By Ciara O'Rourke • October 4, 2020
How has Joe Biden fared on the Truth-O-Meter?
By Louis Jacobson • September 29, 2020
Latest promises about Candidate Biography
Not take vacations
Sue his accusers of sexual misconduct