Member-supported news for Southern California
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Support for KPCC comes from:

Fact-checking candidates who sometimes 'struggle' with the truth

Ways to Subscribe
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a caucus night rally at Drake University in Des Moines on Monday night.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both stretched the truth this election cycle, but even if you can prove it, how do you get voters to listen?

Political fact-checkers have been hard at work this election cycle, researching claims made by the different campaigns. 

On the website Politifact, both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have their pages dedicated to the task. But even with scholarly scrutiny, misinformation continues to find a way out. 

For a look at how fact checkers are tackling this ongoing problem, Take Two spoke to Katie Sanders, deputy editor for Politifact. 

Press the blue play button above to hear the full interview.

Stay Connected