During a CNN town hall on Sept. 28, 2016, President Barack Obama took an emotional question from Donna Coates, the widow of Army veteran Barry Coates, who died of cancer after being misdiagnosed at a VA hospital.
The so-called gender pay gap has reared its head in Georgia?셲 U.S. Senate race.Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson is being challenged by Democrat Jim Barksdale and Libertarian Allen Buckley in the race, which polls indicate Isakson is leading.
When President Barack Obama was vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard and his critics were chastising him for not visiting flood victims in Louisiana, the liberal group Occupy Democrats created a message on their Facebook page trying to contrast Obama’s work record against the Republican Congress.
The November election is just two months away. That means the non-partisan fact-checkers at PolitiFact and PolitiFact Georgia are working overtime to parse political truth from political fiction as the rhetocial war between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton escalates.
After San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick didn’t stand during the playing of the national anthem before a game, actor James Woods chided the NFL over a decal that hasn’t been approved for Dallas Cowboys helmets.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump offered an aggressive 10-point plan Wednesday to crack down on illegal immigration, including the creation of a “deportation task force” and a pledge to crack down on people living here illegally who are arrested for crimes.
A batch of newly released emails between Hillary Clinton’s aides and a Clinton Foundation official set off another debate over whether Clinton blurred the lines dividing the nonprofit bearing her family name and the State Department.
One of Hillary Clinton?셲 key campaign promises is that she won?셳 raise taxes on the middle class.During a speech Wednesday in Cleveland, the Democratic presidential nominee said, ?쏧 am the only candidate who ran in either the Democratic or the Republican primary who said from the very beginning (that) I will not raise taxes on the middle class.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has said her party “builds bridges not walls.” During a campaign appearance in Green Bay, Republican nominee Donald Trump said Clinton had once been in favor of a wall with Mexico.
Donald Trump has found a ferocious way to describe President Barack Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton: as the founder and co-founder of ISIS, the terrorist group behind beheadings of Americans and lethal attacks around the world.
During a press conference in Florida while Democrats were preparing for the third night of their national convention in Philadelphia, Donald Trump was asked a question about his stance on whether to raise the minimum wage.
The political conventions are done, and the sprint to the general election has begun. PolitiFact has been fact-checking Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton since their campaigns began.
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Tim Kaine. They are all at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, and they all took a ride on the AJC Truth-O-Meter, courtesy of PolitiFact and PolitiFact Georgia.
Day 3 of the Republican convention in Cleveland is history. But those non-partisan fact-checkers at PolitiFact are still on the job at the GOP convention in Cleveland, trying to parse political truth from fiction.
Day 2 of the Republican convention in Cleveland has wound down. But those non-partisan fact-checkers at PolitiFact are still on the job at the GOP convention in Cleveland, trying to parse political truth from fiction.
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and President Barack Obama. Very powerful folks. But that did not keep them from taking a recent ride on the AJC Truth-O-Meter, courtesy of PolitiFact and PolitiFact Georgia.
The results of an FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state shredded Clinton’s most oft-recited defense — that she never sent or received information marked classified.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says Donald Trump does a fine job of creating jobs - in China. Perez made that dig in an interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch shortly before he gave the keynote speech at the Democratic Party of Virginia’s Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner on June 18.
New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker was one of the U.S. senators who spent nearly 15 hours in an overnight filibuster designed to pressure Congress to vote on two gun amendments proposed in response to the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
Donald Trump has made a string of comments lately that have given Republicans heartburn. His racially charged attack on a federal judge of Mexican descent, rambling speech following the Orlando shooting and conspiratorial suggestions of President Barack Obama’s terrorist sympathies all have his fellow party members talking about organizing against him at next month’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Donald Trump is calling Hillary Clinton a hypocrite when it come to gender pay equality, charging that her husband’s Clinton Foundation doesn’t walk the walk when it comes to paying women and men equally.
The commercial seems like an example of the old adage, “Be careful what you wish for.” Democrat Hillary Clinton posted the ad, which we caught on Instagram, on May 24 slamming Republican Donald Trump for saying he would welcome a burst in the housing bubble affecting real estate prices a decade ago.
Releasing federal tax returns has become a rite of passage for presidential candidates. Donald Trump, who has marched to his own drummer in many ways this campaign season, has been the exception, refusing to release them.
During a May 2 interview on CNN’s New Day, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doubled down on his charge that his potential Democratic rival in November, Hillary Clinton, is playing the “woman card.
Some falsehoods refuse to die, coming back long after they’ve been disproven. The latest is making the rounds on Facebook, a resurrection of the claim that Barack Obama has canceled this year’s — and perhaps all subsequent — National Days of Prayer.