The most recent articles on PolitiFact Missouri

How bad off will soybean farmers be this year?

Sen. Claire McCaskill doesn’t care for the president’s trade fight with China. She made that clear in her second debate against Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley on Oct. 18.

Claire McCaskill, Josh Hawley argue over immigration, taxes in final Senate debate

Sen. Claire McCaskill fended attacks on immigration and health care from her Republican challenger, Attorney General Josh Hawley, in the Senate debate Oct. 25, 2018. 

Fact-checking the first televised Missouri Senate debate between Josh Hawley, Claire McCaskill

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill and state Attorney General Josh Hawley debated Oct. 18, 2018, at the Nine Network’s studio in St. Louis. Our class of fact-checkers at the University of Missouri weighed their claims and attacks.

Missouri informed consent laws found conflicting, controversial and inconclusive

During the summer of 2017, the Missouri legislature passed a bill that changed the state’s abortion laws. Exactly what it means is still in dispute.

Is Chappelle-Nadal right when she says 'radioactive waste is killing our residents?'

On Oct. 19, a group of residents from north St. Louis County met with the Environmental Protection Agency to discuss health concerns. The town of Bridgeton is also home to the West Lake Landfill, which has been getting a lot of attention from Missouri Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal.

Were Missouri protesters upset Paris attacks stole their spotlight?

Shortly after this month's deadly attacks in Paris, several articles from conservative blogs reported that protesters from the University of Missouri were angry that the terrorist attacks directed the national spotlight away from race relations and recent events at MU.

No proof tweets about Paris attacks came from Missouri student protesters

A website headlined a recent story, "Un-effing believable! Mizzou protesters are angry Paris terror attacks stole their media spotlight!!!" But is the account accurate? We took a closer look.

The Truth-O-Meter arrives in Missouri

We've got bad news for Missouri politicians prone to making outrageous or unsubstantiated claims: PolitiFact is now watching.