Reality Check

Reality Check

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

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 08:36 AM PDT

Does Obama Need Congress Approval to Fight ISIS?

Does Obama Need Congress Approval to Fight ISIS?

The U.S. Congress began debate Monday over what authority to grant President Obama in his fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Friday, Sep 12, 2014 at 10:26 AM PDT

NFL's vs. Other Pro Leagues' Policies on Domestic Violence

NFL's vs. Other Pro Leagues' Policies on Domestic Violence

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock compares the NFL's policy to those of the NBA, the NHL and MLB.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 09:44 PM PDT

Reality Check: Examining President Obama's Middle East Strategy

Reality Check: Examining President Obama's Middle East Strategy

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock explores whether President Obama's Middle East strategy is different from President Bush's strategy.

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 09:20 PM PDT

Reality Check: California's Gubernatorial Debate

Reality Check: California's Gubernatorial Debate

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock breaks down the facts and fiction that was discussed at the gubernatorial debate.

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 04:22 PM PDT

AT&T’s New GigaPower Internet Service 100 Times Faster?

AT&T’s New GigaPower Internet Service 100 Times Faster?

With more and more Americans consuming TV shows and movies through the world wide web, there’s a race among internet providers to increase broadband speeds and offer the fastest possible Internet speeds.

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 07:29 PM PDT

Reality Check: Obama Links Minimum Wage Increases to Job Growth

Reality Check: Obama Links Minimum Wage Increases to Job Growth

Monday, at a Labor Day rally, President Barack Obama gave a fiery speech in which he claimed that it not only helps the economy at large, but in states that have raised wages, there has been more job growth than...

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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