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Final Night of the Republican Convention

August 28, 2020 /

Summary At the close of the Republican National Convention, the president distorted the facts on the economy, COVID-19, health care, the military, immigration, policing and…

Republican Convention Night 3

August 27, 2020 /

Summary Vice President Mike Pence and others twisted facts on the economy, some of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s positions and more: Pence claimed that…

Republican Convention Night 2

August 26, 2020 /

Summary On the second night of the Republican National Convention, we found: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow falsely claimed that Trump inherited a “stagnant”…

Republican Convention Opening Night

August 25, 2020 /

Summary Speakers in the first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention engaged in political spin, particularly in making claims about Democratic presidential nominee Joe…

Final Night of the Democratic Convention

August 21, 2020 /

Summary As the socially distanced convention came to a close, Joe Biden accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination with a speech that was largely accurate,…

Democratic Convention Night 3

August 20, 2020 /

Summary It was another quiet night on the fact-checking front at the Democratic National Convention. We found former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton cited a dubious…

Democratic Convention Night 2

August 19, 2020 /

Summary It was another unconventional night for fact-checkers at the truncated Democratic National Convention that has been forced to go virtual because of the coronavirus…

Democratic Convention Opening Night

August 18, 2020 /

Summary Our major finding from the first night of the four-day 2020 Democratic National Convention is that it wasn’t accurate to call it a “convention”…

Biden’s Greatest Hits

August 17, 2020 /

As the Democratic National Convention kicks off today, we thought it would be helpful to highlight some of the claims we have fact-checked from presumptive…