Republicans have been complaining about Obamacare for years, but Roskam is taking some “Pants on Fire” swings with this attack on his opponent.
Tweeting about Chicago violence, Rudy Giuliani flubs his numbers, claiming 63 people were murdered last weekend, five times the actual tally.
Politicians often get a pass making broad statements on the campaign trail and in TV ads and social media. PolitiFact separates truth and fiction.
Illinois tops in the nation? A high bar to meet when grading the education of our workers. So, we thought Pritzker’s tweet was worth checking out.
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown’s claim that preschool enrollment is down under Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn’t fly.
GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrat J.B. Pritzker both refuse to release the comprensive tax documents that could disprove conflict of interest claims.
Juliana Stratton says employment flatlined under Gov. Bruce Rauner. But federal jobs data—and her campaign’s own response—tell a different story.
The mayor’s latest claim about Chicago’s workforce holds up no better to the facts than a similar one he made early this year.
Rauner’s running mate, Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, recently ripped into Pritzker’s tax plan during an interview as “wholly regressive.”
Pritzker’s ad has its number straight, but he uses it to blame Rauner alone for an unfortunate legacy that is shared by many.
Rauner’s argument about floods and tornadoes comes in the same spirit as his water systems comment, but experts say it is even less grounded in fact.
We thought we’d heard it all until New York Times columnist David Leonhardt wrote that our famously short-fused mayor had taught tots in his 20s.
Lori Lightfoot, a Chicago mayoral hopeful, recently leapt into the race with a talking point about population drain. Is she right?
Is Gov. Rauner right? A Better Government Association-PolitiFact Illinois fact-check explores the topic.