Campaign coverage often devolves into horse-race coverage -- who’s up and who’s down. But the way the voters cast their ballots on Nov. 6 will have potentially huge implications on public policy. To help our readers better understand what’s at stake in the substantive policy choices this election season, we’ve put together a series of eight articles that explain the issues by visualizing data through charts and graphs.
It's been 2016 all over again, as President Donald Trump went into campaign mode and held rallies across the country to rev up his base. When he spoke, accuracy was optional. Here's a running list of some of his worst excesses.
Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum met for their first debate on CNN on Oct. 21, 2018. Here's how they fared on the facts.
Guarantees for pre-existing conditions are the most popular feature of Obamacare. From Donald Trump on down, Republicans say their plans provide the same protections. Health policy researchers say they might help, but they fall short.
Since 2016, President Donald Trump has ridiculed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for having invented a family tree with Native American roots. He challenged her to take a DNA test. She did and it showed Native American ancestry. We asked four experts to review the results. They found them credible.
Health care, particularly protections for pre-existing conditions, has become a key piece of the Democratic strategy to retake Congress. As the ads come fast and furious, here are five charts about health care to help to sort fact from hype.
President Donald Trump penned an op-ed in the USA Today attacking Democrats ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. With the help of experts, we annotated his claims.
President Donald Trump brought his battle with Democrats onto politically sacred ground, accusing them of forcing the death of Medicare. Trump moved from 280-character tweets to a 4,900 character op-ed in USA Today to paint a doomsday picture if Medicare for All became the law of the land. With the help of experts, we fact-checked some of his claims.
Donald Trump rallies his base in four states, saying Democrats are the party of crime and aim to gut Medicare to fuel their socialist agenda. We dissect his super-charged language.
In the course of four hours, Ford talked about an assault in a bedroom some 36 years ago before the Senate Judiciary Committee. It’s an account that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh later vehemently denied.