Fact Check 2016: Tall Tales From the Trail

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This combination of file photos shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton(L)on June 15, 2016 and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on June 13, 2016.DSK / AFP - Getty Images

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By Jane C. Timm

It’s easy to feel like 2016 is a fact-free election: Republican nominee Donald Trump insists on a near-daily basis that he opposed the Iraq war before it started (he didn’t) and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton routinely assures audiences she didn’t send or receive classified information on her private email server (she did.)

Enter Fact Check 2016: A daily blog that will dig into the facts, falsehoods, and half-truths behind the candidates' own words.

Got a claim you want us to look into?Tweet here with hashtag #factcheck2016.