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"When the nation’s commander-in-chief refuses to acknowledge a threat to U.S. democracy, it makes it all the more difficult to address the problem," the fact-checking organization said.
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Politifact says researchers should give people coal-industry talking points before polling their views on climate policy.
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By Meg Scharf, UCF Forum columnist Toward the end of an old favorite film, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” (1962), a newspaper
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He labeled the audience childish for calling him out on the lie.
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Two hopefuls have taken their place in the center of the ring. Donald Trump is playing his reality game against viable contender Hillary Clinton who is said to be playing her woman's card. So who do we believe to be telling the truth and do we dare call them on their lies?
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A sea-change is brewing in Florida and it's shaping up to be the most closely watched 2016 referendum on any state's election ballot. Given that Florida harbors the most potential for solar in any state east of the Mississippi River and is the country's largest underperforming solar market, the stakes couldn't be higher.
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PolitiFact itself is no stranger to controversy, often from both sides of the aisle. The site annually causes chagrin with
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It's unsettling when the fact checkers get something wrong, as occurred in a recent PolitiFact review of the claim that median incomes rose $5,500 while Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts. PolitiFact grades this claim as mostly true, when it is mostly false.
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Politifact -- the self-anointed fact checkers -- graded a statement from the president's speech as "half-true." But the statement is not half true or even two-thirds true. It is just true.
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If backers of Ryan's plan would drop the word "Medicare" and name it something with a bunch of numbers and a letter or two in parenthesis, that would be far more honest than calling it Medicare or anything similar.
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Many PolitiFact readers have criticized Barely True because they say it puts too much emphasis on "true" when the rating
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As if the politics of the NFL labor dispute aren't difficult enough for fans to follow, the economics of the matter are even more daunting.
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Was PolitiFact right to call the "government takeover of health care" the "lie of the year" or has the role of government been so enlarged that we can now assume DC is in charge of what our physicians prescribe?
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While floods of money in our politics is the reality we live in, I don't think we should settle for this.
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PolitiFact recently handed out seven "False" statements -- six to Democrats/liberals, one to a Republican -- and seven "True" labels -- four for Republicans/conservatives, just two for Democrats
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An evaluation of the record thus far suggests that even this limited attempt to test the accuracy of claims made on This Week has focused largely on trivial points and ignored more substantive and controversial arguments.