Government

Mitch McConnell had polio as a boy, but his treatments were funded by the March of Dines, not free government healthcare, as has been reported.

False rumors that Bernie Sanders introduced a bill requiring Christians holding public office to wear scarlet crosses are based on a satirical article.

A hoax report is behind false claims that Democratic Senator Hal Lindsay was arrested and was later killed while in protective custody.

A fake news websites is behind false reports that President Trump has ended President Obama's vacation scam and sent him a bill.

An imposter Twitter account is behind false claims that U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters called for prayers for Muslims after London terror attacks.

False claims about Congress passing the American with No Abilities Act stem from a satirical report that appeared in The Onion in 1998.

There's no proof that President Trump is suffering from dementia or cognitive decline, and psychiatrists are barred from making such judgements from afar.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions doesn't hold stock in private prisons, but he and President Trump both have significant ties to the industry.

A fake news website is behind false reports that Bill Clinton's love child, Danney Williams, was found dead under suspicious circumstances in May 2017.

New York State Senate Democrats refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance in 2009 image have been misidentified as members of Congress.