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Fact check: Who is in favor of abortion?

With any heated policy debate comes spin that uses (and misuses) statistics and polling.

July 19, 2018 1:50 pm


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Fact check: Phil Bredesen's claim that Tenn.'s meth problem was 'cut in half'

After declining from 2005 to 2007, Tennessee meth lab incidents or seizures began to rise again in 2008.

July 18, 2018 1:10 pm


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Fact check: Congresswoman's claim that Trump's tax cuts already paid for themselves

Rep. Claudia Tenney is mixing up economic growth and tax revenue.

July 16, 2018 6:40 am


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's half-truths on court case, economy

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump gloated about a court case that didn't offer him the vindication he implied in his triumphant tweet.

July 7, 2018 6:45 pm


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President Trump announces a major US Steel expansion that isn't happening

Why is the president of the United States announcing the opening of new factories that a major U.S. company has not announced?

June 28, 2018 1:10 pm


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Fact check: The Trump Foundation vs. the Clinton Foundation

The Trump Foundation was a relatively small private family foundation that made specific contributions. The Clinton Foundation, by...

June 27, 2018 5:10 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's half-truths on Harley overseas plans

President Donald Trump asserts that Harley-Davidson is using retaliatory tariffs by the European Union as an "excuse" to move some of its...

June 26, 2018 3:50 pm


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Rapidly expanding fact-checking movement faces growing pains

Political fact-checkers from more than 50 countries gathered to take stock of a fast-growing journalistic movement that has gained clout...

June 25, 2018 1:30 pm