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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…

Video Doesn’t Show Buttigieg Staging Bike Ride

April 8, 2021 /

Quick Take A video showing Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg departing the White House on a bike was misrepresented by conservative commentators online, with some claiming…

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 —…

FactChecking Claims About the Georgia Voting Law

April 6, 2021 /

A new voting law in Georgia has sparked a rebuke from Major League Baseball and political spin from both parties. We’ll fact-check claims from President…

Biden, Buttigieg Exaggerate Projected Job Gains in Infrastructure Plan

April 5, 2021 /

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal, called the American Jobs Plan, is projected to add 2.7 million jobs over 10 years, according to an analysis by…

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…

Flawed Report Fuels Erroneous Claims About COVID-19 Death Toll

April 2, 2021 /

SciCheck Digest Viral social media posts cite a flawed paper in falsely claiming the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed death certificate procedures and…

FactChecking Claims About Asylum Grants and Immigration Court Attendance

April 1, 2021 /

While discussing ways to quickly determine if people who cross into the U.S. through Mexico are eligible for asylum, Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio…

Unfounded Claims About Colorado Gunman

April 1, 2021 /

Quick Take A social media post is spreading baseless claims that the shooter accused of killing 10 people in Boulder, Colorado, came to the U.S.…