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FactChecking Biden’s Address to Congress

April 29, 2021 /

Summary In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Joe Biden got some facts wrong and stretched others, mainly repeated claims we’ve…

What President Biden Inherits

January 20, 2021 /

Summary As President Joe Biden takes office, he inherits: The worst disease outbreak in over a century, which is spreading faster and killing more people…

The Whoppers of 2020

December 18, 2020 /

Summary For the sixth year in a row President Donald Trump has proved he is in a class of his own when it comes to…

The 2020 FactCheck Awards

November 3, 2020 /

Summary It’s Election Day, which our longtime readers know means it’s time for our just-for-fun awards. Here we recognize some of the campaign ads that…

FactChecking the Final 2020 Presidential Debate

October 23, 2020 /

Summary President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in the final presidential debate of the campaign. We found: Trump accused Biden…

Trump on the Stump

October 22, 2020 /

We reviewed all of President Donald Trump’s speeches at campaign rallies over five days, from Oct. 12 to Oct. 16. There were six speeches and…

Biden on the Stump

October 22, 2020 /

After months of doing mostly virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden returned to in-person events with small, socially distanced…

Trump’s Numbers, Preelection Update

October 14, 2020 /

Summary During Donald Trump’s time in office: The economy lost 3.9 million jobs. Economic growth fell short of what Trump promised, then crashed during the…

FactChecking the Vice Presidential Debate

October 8, 2020 /

Summary In the first and only vice presidential debate, Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence parroted many of the false and misleading claims…

FactChecking the First Trump-Biden Debate

September 30, 2020 /

Summary President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden met on the debate stage for the first time and stretched or mangled facts on…