Reality Check

Reality Check

Vets the truthfulness of claims and measures the efficacy of public policy

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 09:40 PM PDT

Is Bernie Sanders Transparent About His Taxes?

Is Bernie Sanders Transparent About His Taxes?

Bernie Sanders says he's been transparent about his tax information. Is that true? Sam Brock investigates.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 at 07:11 PM PDT

Transportation Code Kept Branson from Halting Virgin America Takeover

Transportation Code Kept Branson from Halting Virgin America Takeover

Virgin America founder, Sir Richard Branson, said there was nothing he could do to stop the Alaska Airlines merger. Is that true? Sam Brock investigates.

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 03:45 PM PDT

'Overwhelming Majority' of Olympic Athletes are Doping

'Overwhelming Majority' of Olympic Athletes are Doping

Doping insider Victor Conte told NBC Bay Area that circumventing testing before the Olympics is "as easy as taking candy from a baby." Is that claim true? Sam Brock investigates.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 07:08 PM PDT

Examining Holes in the World's Anti-Doping System

Examining Holes in the World's Anti-Doping System

The five month countdown to the Rio Olympics has begun, and recent doping scandals have many concerned that athletes won't be competing clean. The international anti-doping system is built to flush out...

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 07:05 PM PDT

Trump Loan Reimbursement Unlikely

Trump Loan Reimbursement Unlikely

Trump says he's self-funding his campaign, but could he really be relying on mystery donors to reimburse his loan? Sam Brock investigates.

Saturday, Mar 5, 2016 at 10:45 AM PST

CA Pension Debt Could Fall on Taxpayer Shoulders

CA Pension Debt Could Fall on Taxpayer Shoulders

Could the state's pension debt end up being paid by taxpayer dollars? Sam Brock investigates.

ABOUT REALITY CHECK

Using a combination of interviewing, analysis and investigative research – Reality Check vets the truthfulness of claims and measures the efficacy of public policy. Sam Brock’s approach to reporting is to take no claim as fact without substantiating its accuracy and let the numbers do the talking.
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