FactChecking Biden’s Vaccination Goal

February 19, 2021 /

President Joe Biden this week boasted on Twitter about his promise to administer 100 million vaccine doses in his first 100 days in office, “With…

Biden’s Underwhelming School Reopening Goal

February 12, 2021 /

Two studies show a school reopening goal detailed by the Biden administration for his first 100 days may have already been met before President Joe…

McCarthy Misleads on State and Local Revenue

February 9, 2021 /

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy misleadingly argues that federal aid to state and local governments is unnecessary because state and local tax receipts were “the…

Both Sides Spin CBO Report in COVID-19 Relief Debate

February 5, 2021 /

In the debate over competing rescue plans, those in both political parties have miscited a recent report by the Congressional Budget Office to make their…

Paul Cites Distortion to Argue ‘Two Sides’ in Election Fraud Debate

January 27, 2021 /

In calling for a “thorough investigation” into “election fraud,” Republican Sen. Rand Paul distorted the facts about a Wisconsin policy that was introduced by Republicans…

Timeline of National Guard Deployment to Capitol

January 13, 2021 /

On the day of the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, the first National Guard members arrived to assist at about 5:40 p.m. By then, most…

Trump’s Border Wall: Where Does It Stand?

December 22, 2020 /

In the final weeks of his presidency, President Donald Trump has returned to the signature issue that brought him to the White House — his…

A Misleading Dark Money Attack on Ossoff

December 1, 2020 /

A Republican TV ad falsely suggests that “liberal megadonors” are spending $1 billion in “dark money” to help Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s Senate runoff…

No ‘Landslide’ for Biden, Either

November 24, 2020 /

Provided President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College margin of victory holds — and we have seen no reason so far to believe it will not —…

Trump Misinformation on Georgia Ballot Rejections

November 20, 2020 /

The percentage of mail-in ballots rejected in Georgia due to signature issues this year was about the same as in the 2016 and 2018 general…