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Research Guide: Evaluating the Claims

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Check the Facts Behind the Hype

FactCheck.org
"A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics."

PolitiFact.com
"PolitiFact is a project of the Tampa Bay Times and its partners to help you find the truth in politics."

Project Vote Smart
"Thousands of citizens (conservative and liberal alike) working together, spending endless hours researching the backgrounds and records of thousands of political candidates and elected officials to discover their voting records, campaign contributions, public statements, biographical data (including their work history) and evaluations of them generated by over 100 competing special interest groups." 

The Washington Post's Fact Checker Blog
"The truth behind the rhetoric."