The retiring House speaker claims he accomplished most of what he wanted to accomplish during his 19 years in Congress, including tax reform, a strong military and enterprise zones. The Observatory decided to check.
Maggie Hassan defeated incumbent Kelly Ayotte for the U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire, but was she right about Ayotte’s record on reproductive health?
Ohio’s newly-elected Republican senator asserted that his challenger proved inept at drafting legislation in congress and overseeing Ohio’s economy. Is he onto something?
Are more people covered by health care than ever before? How many people are covered?
McGinty claimed that Toomey used his position on the committees to oppose consumer protection measures while owning over half a million dollars in stock in a bank that was engaged in controversial foreclosure methods.
Hillary Clinton called out Trump for a full page ad he took out in 1987 which criticized then President Reagan and his policies.
Newly elected Sen. Todd Young did support a student loan plan, but does it make college more expensive, as his former opponent Evan Bayh claimed?
Former Democratic Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh claimed his former opponent, Republican Rep. Todd Young, made college more expensive when he voted to index student loan rates to 10-year Treasury note yields.
When asked whether raising the minimum wage could help solve income inequality, Johnson said it would result in job losses. The Observatory finds this mostly true.
Although he supports reversing President Obama’s executive action, Marco Rubio’s stance on immigration is a lot more complicated.
During the first presidential debate Donald Trump claimed, “In a place like Chicago … almost 4,000 have been killed since Barack Obama became president.” We check out Chicago’s murder statistics during the last three presidencies to see how his claim stacks up.