House GOP’s Misplaced Blame for Rising Homicides

July 7, 2021 /

On Twitter, the House Republican Conference posted an image of rising homicide rates in seven cities with this bit of misleading commentary: “Welcome to President…

Rudy Giuliani’s Bogus Election Fraud Claims

June 24, 2021 /

A New York court suspended former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s law license in that state for making “demonstrably false and misleading statements” about…

Video: Texas Doctor Spreads False Claims About Moderna, Pfizer Vaccines

June 23, 2021 /

In this video, FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias team up to debunk false claims made by a Texas doctor about the two mRNA vaccines authorized for…

China Closes Gap with U.S. on R&D Investments, But Hasn’t Caught Up

May 25, 2021 /

China has been rapidly closing the gap with the United States when it comes to research and development investments, experts tell us. But President Joe…

SciCheck and Our Committment to Transparency

April 26, 2021 /

FactCheck.org launched a feature in 2015 called SciCheck to increase public knowledge and understanding of science and scientific research. Since then, we have posted more…

Tucker Carlson Misleads on COVID-19 Vaccines, Masks

April 17, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest All of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing symptomatic disease. Yet Fox News host Tucker Carlson baselessly casts doubt on the…

The Facts on the Recommended J&J Vaccine ‘Pause’

April 13, 2021 /

So far, nearly 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the U.S., including 7.2 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.…

Biden’s Missteps on Gun Policies

April 8, 2021 /

In outlining steps his administration would take on gun regulations, President Joe Biden misstated the facts on three existing policies: Biden falsely said that “you…

MLB All-Star Lineup: Colorado vs. Georgia

April 7, 2021 /

After pulling its All-Star game out of Georgia because of the state’s new voting law, Major League Baseball picked Colorado for its summer classic —…

TV Ad Distorts Facts on Federal Voting Rights Bill

April 2, 2021 /

A TV ad from a conservative group distorts the facts about the “For the People Act,” a voting rights bill approved by the Democratic-controlled House…