Bernie Sanders's file

Sanders

Independent from Vermont

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is an independent who caucuses with Democrats. In May 2015, he announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True15 (%)(15)
  • Mostly True46 (%)(46)
  • Half True27 (%)(27)
  • Mostly False19 (%)(19)
  • False15 (%)(15)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

Bernie Sanders's website

Recent stories featuring Bernie Sanders

High Five: Most-clicked include Florida school shooting, Hillary Clinton's 'backwards' statement

Bernie Sanders attack on Paul Ryan also got many page views.

18 school shootings already in '18? Not so fast

Misleading figure spreads in wake of Florida school shooting. 

Provocative Trump ad gives wrong impression on immigrants

President Trump’s re-election campaign released a provocative video featuring an undocumented immigrant accused of killing two Northern California sheriff’s deputies. The spot accurately captures the outbursts of the accused killer, but also fuels the stereotype that undocumented immigrants are largely violent.

Fact-checking Hillary Clinton as she returns to California

Former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is set to speak Monday in Davis, California at the Mondavi Center. The event is part of Clinton's book tour. She'll discuss What Happened, her memoir about the 2016 presidential election. Hear something you think we should fact-check? Email PolitiFact California at [email protected], or contact us on Twitter or Facebook.

Bernie Sanders back in California

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is headed back to California to tout his ‘single payer Medicare-for-all’ proposal. As he returns, we examined his health care pitch and his record with the truth.