Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
President Donald Trump in his interview with The Associated Press said he has "a natural instinct for science." But what he said about hurricanes, clean air and climate doesn't quite get the science right. More than a dozen scientists, economists and climate negotiators pointed out where his comments didn't fit with the reality of human-caused climate change, hurricanes and air pollution. A look at his statements Tuesday.
President Donald Trump mischaracterized his immigration-law achievements, the plight of children taken from parents at the Mexico border and what's known about Russia's interference in the 2016 election in his wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press. A look at his comments on those subjects Tuesday.
In an RTV6 fact check from September, we evaluated a claim from Sen. Joe Donnelly (D), where he claimed his Republican opponent, Mike Braun did not support health insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions. Now that it's nearly a month later, let's revisit that claim, and that rating from September.
Was the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade made because Jane Roe said she was raped? No. “Jane Roe” falsely claimed she was gang raped, but that accusation was not a factor in the court ruling.
A pro-Republican independent expenditure committee says in a TV ad that U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, Colorado's Democratic candidate for governor, had a restraining order placed against him after pushing a female employee in 1999 — then got "big gun lawyers" to blame the woman.
President Donald Trump has stepped up his presence on the campaign trail ahead of next month's election, taking his freewheeling stump speech on the road to help Republicans keep their majorities in Congress.
With Republican Michele Reagan's defeat by Steve Gaynor in the primary, there is an open election for Arizona's next Secretary of State. Gaynor is being challenged by Democrat Katie Hobbs, and the race has seen a variety of claims flying in political ads.
Democrat Beto O’Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of a Texas Senate race that’s become one of the nation’s most closely watched.
During their second U.S. Senate debate in San Antonio, Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz went back and forth on a number of issues. But how much of what each candidate said is true?
The most recent ad from Bob Hugin, Robert Menendez’s Republican rival in the New Jersey race, focuses on unproven allegations by an anonymous tipster.
Bob Hugin, the Republican challenging Menendez, says the public should see all the facts. Be careful what you wish for.
TWS Fact Check could not find an instance of Ginsburg saying, suggesting, or hinting at the possibility she would resign from the Supreme Court if Brett Kavanaugh was appointed.
After Monday night, it would be easy to conclude Idaho is a national education leader — or a national embarrassment. That’s because gubernatorial candidates Brad Little and Paulette Jordan painted diametrically different pictures during a televised debate. And both cited national rankings to make their case. As usual, the realities are more complicated than the soundbites.
When U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik talked with the Enterprise editorial board on Oct. 5, she made a claim about her health care voting record that doesn’t check out after some post-interview research.
In a wide-ranging interview on CBS' "60 Minutes," President Donald Trump repeated several false and misleading claims, while putting a new twist on some of them.
Is it true that "pro-choice activist" Elena Travis has received a “world record” number of abortions? No. This story was made up by a satirical website.
Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) claims we gave his opponent Four Pinocchios for an attack ad. Not so!
The European Union was created to end strife and promote economic prosperity — with the support, not opposition, of the United States.
The former American VP opined that the Russian president seeks to undermine NATO and the EU, not 'destroy the New World Order.'
Critics of a series of voter ID restrictions have provided ample evidence that the laws would disproportionately affect Native Americans.