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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were...

September 21, 2018 4:55 pm


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Fact check: Why Bill Clinton said NAFTA would create 1 million jobs

It was an invented number, a placeholder that was supposed to be replaced by a more realistic number later. The first draft was...

September 21, 2018 12:10 pm


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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were...

September 14, 2018 5:42 pm


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Fact check: Trump's Obamacare moves 'already cost' 3 million health insurance

Have Republican efforts to dismantle Obama's signature Affordable Care Act already led to the loss of health insurance for more than 3...

September 14, 2018 11:50 am


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AP FACT CHECK: Tester did rank No. 1 in cash from lobbyists

Republicans say in a television ad that Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has taken more money from lobbyists than any other member of Congress.

September 10, 2018 2:20 pm


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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were...

September 7, 2018 5:02 pm


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President Trump has made 4,713 false or misleading claims in 592 days

In the 592 days since he took the oath of office, President Donald Trump has made 4,713 false or misleading claims, according to The Fact...

September 4, 2018 11:00 am


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Fact-checking Republican attack ads in tight House races

Attack ads are our bread and butter at The Fact Checker -- and, boy, are we swimming in butter this week.

August 31, 2018 12:10 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrongly claims Google shunned speech

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming that Google shunned his State of the Union speech but promoted Barack Obama's...

August 30, 2018 2:20 pm


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GOP candidate John Cox's claim that he was raised by a single mother

Throughout his campaigns, Cox has uttered a standard line – that he was raised on the South Side of Chicago by a single mother.

August 29, 2018 12:50 pm


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Fact check: GOP congressman claims Democratic prosecutors are out to get him

Rep. Duncan Hunter took a page out of President Donald Trump's playbook and claimed he was being targeted for political reasons by...

August 28, 2018 2:40 pm