False claims that California lawmakers exempt themselves from gun laws are based on outdated reporting on a 2011 bill that was later changed.
A false report of Democratic victories overturned in November 2017 elections because of voter fraud came from a website that publishes satirical fiction.
A probationary firefighter in Detroit was fired for brining a watermelon to a fire station full of mostly black firefighters in September 2017.
Claims that a Delaware cemetery has begun exhuming the bodies of Confederate soldiers in response to violent protests in Charlottesville are false.
A law in Oregon allows authorities to confiscate guns from those deemed a danger to themselves or others, but parts of the law have been misrepresented.
“Getting to Know the Real John McCain” by Burma Davis Posey draws from accurate accounts of John and Carol McCain’s divorce, but it’s also colored by personal opinion.
John McCain Accidentally Voted “No” on Obamacare Repeal-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Senator John McCain accidentally voted against a GOP Senate bill to repeal Obamacare in July 2017, dooming the bill…
A self-described “satirical” website is behind false reports that Nancy Pelosi was involved in a fatal car accident and later tested positive for cocaine.
Claims that “Poor” Maxine Waters lives in a $4.5 million mansion outside her home district are based on misleading facts and unproven insinuations.
After President Trump announced a transgender military ban, comments that “nobody has a right to serve” were incorrectly attributed to Trey Gowdy.