Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Monday blasted multiple fact-checking media sources for their coverage of her statements, saying, “I say true things all the time.”
Politifact reported it was only “mostly true” that Democratic incumbent senator Joe Manchin (W.Va.) said he wanted to “beat the living crap out of” his Republican opponent Patrick Morrisey.
Hunters who vote in North Dakota’s midterm elections next week will not lose their hunting licenses, despite a new ad by the North Dakota Democratic Party claiming that voting could cost hunters their out-of-state licenses.
PolitiFact retracted a fact check and issued a second ruling Wednesday after it missed importance evidence backing up a campaign ad attacking Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.).
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton repeated a claim about Brett Kavanaugh that multiple fact-checkers have ruled is false.
Politifact rated a claim by Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) during the hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as “false.” Harris claimed Kavanaugh characterized birth control as abortion-inducing drugs during his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.
A tweet from House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) about wages has been rated by Politifact as “Mostly False.”
Democratic congressional candidate and self-described democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was given the worst possible rating from fact-checker Politifact for a series of dubious claims about the unemployment rate.
Randy Bryce, a Wisconsin Democrat running for the seat currently held by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), claimed last week he wasn’t a politician, but this is the fourth time he has run for public office.