Fact Checking

Trump Keeps Derailing His Own Agenda

August 18, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Welcome to TrumpBeat, FiveThirtyEight’s weekly feature on the latest policy developments in Washington and beyond. Want to get TrumpBeat in your inbox each week? Sign up […]

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Medicare for All? First, Make Medicare Great Again.

August 16, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] The political momentum on the left for Medicare for All, fueled by Republicans’ dramatic failure to repeal Obamacare, has been tempered lately by an attack of […]

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Where Are the Single-Payer Wonks?

August 3, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] In the heat of the 2016 Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders released one of his signature proposals: Medicare-for-All. In response, economists, policy experts, and the liberal media […]

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Why Republicans Should Defend Obamacare

August 3, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Conservative opposition to the Affordable Care Act degenerated into fantastically unprincipled nonsense almost as soon as it became a Republican organizing principle, but it worked in […]

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Trump’s Outrageous Tax Hoax

August 2, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump bowled over the decades-old expectation that serious contenders for the White House disclose years’ worth of their tax returns. He […]

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