SciCheck: Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug?

FlackCheck.org examines a quote from NJ Governor Chris Christie (R) in which he claims marijuana is a gateway drug.

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Campaign Watch: Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) became the first major Republican candidate to declare himself officially in the 2016 presidential race. FlackCheck.org offers a look at a factcheck of some dubious claims he made during his announcement.

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Campaign Watch: Rand Paul

Republican Senator Rand Paul recently announced he is running for president. FlackCheck.org offers a look at some problematic statements he has made in the past, and one he has made since his announcement.

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Video Wire – Clinton Email Controversy

FlackCheck.org examines statements from both former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Obama in the wake of the recent controversy regarding Clinton’s use of a private email account during her time at the state department.

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SciCheck – March 2015

This month, we take a look at problematic claims regarding energy and scientific research with help from SciCheck, a new feature on FactCheck.org. SciCheck is funded by a grant from the Stanton Foundation.

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SciCheck – February 2015

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

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

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

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

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