Rachel Maddow's file

Maddow
Rachel Maddow is the host of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show”. She formerly hosted a radio program of the same name on the defunct Air America network.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True4 (%)(4)
  • Mostly True6 (%)(6)
  • Half True4 (%)(4)
  • Mostly False6 (%)(6)
  • False6 (%)(6)
  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

Recent stories featuring Rachel Maddow

Ahead of Donald Trump's Wisconsin visit, a look at the James Comey controversy

Three fact-checking takeaways from Comey's testimony and reaction to it.

How pundits twisted James Comey’s testimony

It seems like everyone in Washington tuned in for ousted FBI Director James Comey’s June 8 Capitol Hill hearing. But watching pundits, reading hot-takes and browsing Twitter afterward can make you wonder: Did we all watch the same hearing?

August High Five: Walker runs the table

Items focused on Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican candidate for president, dominated the PolitiFact Wisconsin High Five of most-clicked items for August.

Giving thanks for True statements

As you prepare to break bread, we break down 10 statements from the past year that we found to be topical, entertaining or both. They all earned a True rating on the Truth-O-Meter.

Letter from a Rachel Maddow fan

The MSNBC talk show host is unhappy with our Mostly False rating on a claim by the National Right to Life Committee. Here's a letter that a Maddow fan sent to her show about the rating.