POLITICAL FACT-CHECKING

Verify the accuracy of political candidates’ and office-holders’ statements

FACT-CHECKING SITES:

www.factcheck.org  (Annenberg Public Policy Center)

www.politifact.com (Pulitzer Prize-winning website from the Tampa Bay Times)

www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker

 

SITES FOR INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS:

www.taxpolicycenter.org

www.cbpp.org (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

www.crfb.org (Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget –bi-partisan)

www.opensecrets.org  (Lists how much government representatives get from specific groups and lobbies.)

www.snopes.com (Works to debunk urban legends, rumors and myths with the use of.   a colored-dot rating system.)