FACT CHECK: Trump Touts Low Unemployment Rates For African-Americans, Hispanics


Trump's numbers are right, but it's hard to make the case that he should get credit for them.

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Dec 8

FACT CHECK: President Trump's Record On Jobs And Stocks


President Trump bragged this week about job gains and a rising stock market. So what are the facts?

Nov 30

FACT CHECK: President Trump's Tax Speech In Missouri


President Trump traveled to Missouri Wednesday to promote the GOP tax plan. Here's a closer look at some of the claims he made.

Oct 22

Fact Check: President Trump's Comments On ACA's Subsidies


NPR's Melissa Block talks to Sarah Kliff, Vox senior policy correspondent, to fact check Trump's claim that subsidies for insurance companies are "bailouts" and "a windfall" for those companies.

Aug 31

FACT CHECK: 4 Claims From Trump's Tax Speech


Without revealing any particulars, the president pitched his ideas for a tax code overhaul on Wednesday. Here are four claims he made, and how close to correct he was on all of them.

Aug 23

FACT CHECK: 10 Statements From Trump's Phoenix Speech


The president stood by his statements on Charlottesville during his campaign rally, but he left out the part where he had condemned violence "on many sides."

Jan 12

FACT CHECK: Trump Lawyer's Claim And Comparison To Rockefeller Is A Head Scratcher


The attorney drew a parallel to former Vice President Nelson Rockefeller's wealth. "No one was so concerned," she claimed. But they were, and he disclosed his assets and placed them in a blind trust.

Dec 11

FACT CHECK: Trump Falsely Claims A 'Massive Landslide Victory'


The president-elect is pushing back on the conclusion that Russia tried to help him win, claiming a historic margin of victory. But the winner received more electoral votes in 37 of 58 U.S. elections.

Nov 11

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's First 100 Days Action Plan


NPR reporters and editors add context to the legislation and other proposals that the president-elect said he wants to introduce in his first 100 days in office.

Oct 10

FACT CHECK: Clinton And Trump Debate For The 2nd Time


NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors from across the newsroom, is live annotating the debate, which begins at 9 p.m. ET in St. Louis.

Sep 27

Fact Check: Trump And Clinton Debate For The First Time


NPR reporters and editors annotated Monday night's debate as it happened. Read the final fact check, analysis and context here.

Sep 1

Fact Check: Donald Trump's Speech On Immigration


NPR's politics team annotated Trump's speech on immigration, which comes after a week of seeming to change direction on the issue.

Aug 8

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump Unveils His Economic Plan In Major Detroit Speech


In a vision described as "Winning The Global Competition," the GOP nominee is proposing three tax brackets and would limit taxes on all forms of business income as well as end the estate tax.

Jul 29

FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's Speech To The Democratic Convention, Annotated


NPR's politics team has annotated Clinton's speech, providing analysis, context and fact checking key portions.

Jul 22

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's Republican Convention Speech, Annotated


NPR Politics adds context, analysis and checks facts in Trump's Thursday night address to the Republican National Convention.

Jun 30

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump And The Victimization Of U.S. Steel


Is Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. steel industry fell victim to dumping, unfair trade pacts and self-serving politicians accurate?

Jun 22

Fact-Check: Trump's Speech On Clinton Annotated


The NPR Politics team breaks down Donald Trump's speech in which he laid out a series of campaign promises and leveled a slew of accusations at rival Hillary Clinton.

Jun 22

Fact Check: Hillary Clinton And Women In The Workforce


In a speech Tuesday, the presumptive Democratic nominee said that economic growth over the past 40 years is largely thanks to women getting into the workforce. We analyze her claim.

Jun 15

Fact Check: Donald Trump And Syrian Refugees


President Obama wants to bring 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. this year. Donald Trump says there is a "tremendous flow" coming into the U.S. and he wants to suspend the program.

Apr 1

FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton And Donations From Fossil Fuel Industries


Donations linked to the oil and gas industries equal two-tenths of 1 percent of Clinton's overall fundraising.

Sep 11

Fact Check: Hillary Clinton's Email Defense Is A Mixed Bag


Hillary Clinton's campaign posted a four-point defense of her use of a private email server as secretary of state. But there's more nuance in those points than the campaign leads on.