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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Spotting Bogus Claims

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

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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