Politics Facts Check provides a list of reliable web sites to help readers seek out political facts. Research found the web sites to be the most viewed and best-acknowledged on the Internet. I hope the information provided will serve the interestof conservatives, liberals and nonpartisans alike. Keep an open mind and you’ll be amazed what you can learn!
On a personal note: I am one that is more interested in seeking out the truth and facts vs. listening to opinions based on emotions, half-truths and lacking in substance. To date, it has served me well. I choose not to be manipulated by the news media through choosing to stay informed and by digging a little deeper for the truth. It is my responsibility to be an informed American citizen when casting my ballot to vote on a Federal, State or community levels.
A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.
Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correction conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
NewsBusters, a project of the Media Research Center (MRC), the leader in documenting, exposing and neutralizing liberal media bias. The NewsBusters blog provides immediate exposure of liberal media bias, insightful analysis, constructive criticism and timely corrections to news media reporting.
On the Issue.org
Our mission is to provide non-partisan information for voters in the Presidential election, so that votes can be based on issues rather than on personalities and popularity.
OpenSecrets.org is the nation’s premier website tracking the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens’ lives.
PolitiFact is a project of the Tampa Bay Times and its partners to help you find the truth in politics. We examine statements by members of Congress, state legislators, governors, mayors, the president, cabinet secretaries, lobbyists, people who testify before Congress and anyone else who speaks up in American Politics. Statements are researched and then rated for accuracy on our Truth-O-Meter.
The Center for Media and Democracy publishes SourceWatch, this collaborative resource for citizens and journalists looking for documented information about the corporations, industries, and people trying to influence public policy and public opinion.
The Washington Post
The Washington Post has taken a different approach, creating a fact-checking site that is one journalists’ column/blog. Established by Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the St. Petersburg Times.
U.S. Congress Salaries and Benefits
Just Facts is passionate about finding the truth and making it known, and thus, we diligently work to ensure that our research is scrupulous and comprehensive. If, however, you should ever find an error in our research or feel that we have missed a critical fact that alters the implications of any matter we have addressed, please contact us, and we promise to make it right.
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