SciCheck – February 2015

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This month, FlackCheck.org introduces SciCheck, a new feature on FactCheck.org committed to debunking the false and misleading scientific claims that are made by partisans to influence public policy.
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State of the Union – January 2015

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FlackCheck examines claims from President Obama as well as responses from Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.).
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Keystone XL Pipeline Revisited

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The Keystone XL Pipeline is back and the news, and competing claims are coming from both sides of the aisle.
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Immigration Claims – December 2014

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Questionable claims have been coming from both sides of the aisle after President Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration.
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Spotting Bogus Claims

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Take a look at your inbox. All those chain emails riddled with suspicious political claims. And what about social media? Odds are, those claims are bogus. Learn how to spot the “Key Characteristics of Bogusness.”
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Senate Battles – October 2014

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With midterm elections coming in November, FlackCheck.org takes a closer look at some of the common patterns of deception in political advertising.
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Midterm Deceptions – September 2014

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With midterm elections coming in November, FlackCheck.org takes a closer look at some of the common patterns of deception in political advertising.
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President Obama’s Executive Overreach

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Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte and Democratic Rep. Xavier Becerra make misleading statements about executive overreach on Fox News Sunday.
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The Proposed Minimum Wage Increase – May 2014

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FlackCheck.org takes on some misleading claims regarding potential job loss and President Obama’s proposed minimum wage increase.
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White House Pay Gap

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Does the White House pay its female employees less than male employees in comparable positions? FlackCheck.org breaks down this repeated claim.
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