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Pelosi's claim that an estimated 1.8 million jobs will be lost through AHCA

Recently attacking the American Health Care Act, the House GOP replacement for Obamacare, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made a new...

June 20, 2017 12:10 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

President Donald Trump and one of his personal lawyers have contradicted each other over whether the president is under investigation.

June 19, 2017 1:20 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: Pence's Obamacare 'death spiral' chart

Charts don't always tell the full story, any more than politicians do.

June 14, 2017 2:40 pm


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President Trump's claim his nominees faced 'record-setting long' delays

President Trump made a number of dubious claims when speaking to the media at a photo opportunity with his Cabinet, many of which we have...

June 13, 2017 11:30 am


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Fact check: Planned Parenthood's claim about birth control access for '99% of sexually active women'

We've looked into this figure in the past and found it to lack context.

June 12, 2017 6:30 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: James who? Trump paints Comey as a stranger

President Donald Trump is painting James Comey as a virtual stranger, someone he didn't know well enough to demand his loyalty.

June 12, 2017 2:10 pm


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Fact Check: President Trump's misleading claims about new mines and 'clean coal'

The new mines that are scheduled to open will produce metallurgical coal, which is used to make steel. It's different from thermal coal,...

June 9, 2017 12:50 pm


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The Trump administration's tally of $350 billion-plus in deals with Saudi Arabia

The Fact Checker often is wary when an administration touts the potential benefits from an overseas deal, as there is a natural instinct to...

June 8, 2017 10:40 am


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Fact check: President Trump's claim that Obama spent $7 billion to upgrade air traffic control and 'totally failed'

President Trump said the Obama administration spent over $7 billion trying to upgrade the aviation system and totally failed. Is that the...

June 7, 2017 12:10 pm


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Fact check: Pruitt's claim that 'almost 50,000 jobs' have been gained in coal

Scott Pruitt bungled the line on one show and did not accurately express it on other shows. But even if he had gotten it right, it still...

June 6, 2017 1:50 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: Attack draws visceral Trump tweets, not facts

The London attacks on the weekend and a deadly episode in the Philippines last week both prompted a visceral reaction from President Donald...

June 5, 2017 9:30 am


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Every Russia story Trump said was a hoax by Democrats: A timeline

Trump used the same explanation for every new development in stories involving Russia, the election and his staff.

June 1, 2017 1:40 pm


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Fact Checker: Do voter ID laws help or hurt voter turnout?

"Voter turnout in 2016 was reduced by approx. 200,000 votes because of WI's photo ID laws." -- Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., post on...

May 31, 2017 2:00 pm


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President Trump on NATO funding -- still misleading after months of fact checks

"They (Germany) pay FAR LESS than they should on NATO & military. Very bad for U.S. This will change." -- President Trump, in a tweet,...

May 31, 2017 1:50 pm


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Fact check: Trump's claim he's already saved 'millions of jobs' on foreign trip

A tweet by President Trump sets a record for bravado -- in less than a week, he's already made and saved millions of jobs for the United...

May 26, 2017 2:00 pm