Believe It or Not: 2016 Election

Believe It Or Not? Fact checking the debate for U.S. Senate

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Evan Bayh and Todd Young have been relentless in their attack ads. When the two candidates – and Libertarian candidate Lucy Benton – met face-to-face Tuesday night to...Read more

Believe It Or Not? 13 Investigates claims by the Indiana gubernatorial campaigns

Believe It Or Not? 13 Investigates claims by the Indiana gubernatorial campaigns

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One of Indiana's most notorious rip-offs seems to make it into one of this season's campaign ads. 13 Investigates shows you how real-life misfortunes make the stretch...Read more

Thousands of attack ads: Candidates keep slinging mud til the very end

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In the three most high-profile races in Indiana, candidates and the political action committees (PACs) that support them have been busy slinging a dizzying amount of...Read more


Believe It Or Not? Holcomb's stances on abortion, Murdock support

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Attack ads are taking on a new look and tone. They are coming from Political Action Committees dropping thousands of dollars in Indiana to try to get your vote. But...Read more

Believe It Or Not? Gregg, Holcomb trade accusations

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The Gregg Camp is accusing Holcomb of "reverting to his old role as party boss" while the Holcomb camp says Gregg should expect to hear about the "consequences of his...Read more

Believe It Or Not? Bayh attacks Young on fundraising violations, travel expenses

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In one of the latest attack ads in the U.S. Senate race between Evan Bayh and Todd Young, Bayh claims Young accepted illegal campaign contributions and used his...Read more

Believe it or Not? Candidates trade jabs in Indiana's 9th District Congressional race

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A wide open House seat in the 9th Congressional District has the two candidates battling it out over the airwaves. Democratic Monroe County Council member Shelli Yoder...Read more

Believe It Or Not? Young ad accuses Bayh of failing to protect seniors

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13 Investigates fact checked the ad’s allegations and found the Young campaign mixed facts with a heavy dose of misleading statements.Read more

Believe It Or Not? Gregg, Holcomb attack political records

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Indiana's Gubernatorial race is heating up. John Gregg and Eric Holcomb faced off Monday in a debate continuing a line of attacks started in their tv ads.Read more


Young campaign adds spin to 'Believe It Or Not?' report

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Todd Young's campaign sent a fundraising letter to prospective donors that cited the WTHR segment. But instead of simply quoting the results of our fact check segment,...Read more

Believe It Or Not? Is Evan Bayh a lobbyist?

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A closer look at three commercials that focus on the same issue: Is Evan Bayh a lobbyist who profited from his connections as a former U.S. senator?Read more