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Sen. Schumer's claim that the GOP is 'kicking 13 million people off health insurance'

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., is using inaccurate language that we have warned Democrats about before.

November 16, 2017 11:10 am


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President Trump's bizarre claim that President Obama 'never got to land' in the Philippines

Why does President Trump believe that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte refused to let Barack Obama land his plane in Manila? He's said...

November 15, 2017 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.

November 10, 2017 11:50 am


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Fact check: Speaker Ryan's claim that 'everyone' will get a tax cut

A funny thing happened after we contacted Ryan's office on Wednesday evening and asked how he could keep saying this. His language suddenly...

November 10, 2017 10:10 am


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US-China trade package mostly about symbolism

BEIJING -- A trade and investment package announced during President Donald Trump's visit to China is more about the art of diplomacy than...

November 10, 2017 6:10 am


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Trump's claim that the House GOP bill is 'so bad for rich people'

Is there really nothing in the House GOP tax plan for the rich but repeal of the estate tax?

November 9, 2017 1:40 pm


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Two words in the GOP tax bill mean tens of billions for the superwealthy

There's tens of billions of revenue that the government is giving up because of a difference in two words.

November 7, 2017 10:40 am


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on terrorism, taxes and Russia probe

Terrorism, taxes and Russia tribulations provided fertile ground for President Donald Trump and others to sow confusion over the past week.

November 5, 2017 12:30 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.

November 3, 2017 5:50 pm


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Senate Democrats falsely claim GOP tax plan will raise taxes for most working-class families

It turns out that many Democrats were tweeting the same talking point – that middle-class families would face an average tax increase...

November 2, 2017 11:10 am


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President Trump's tax cut: Not 'the biggest' in US history

More than 20 times since he became president, President Trump has claimed that the tax plan under consideration in Congress was the largest...

November 1, 2017 11:20 am


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Fact check: The repeated incorrect claim that Russia obtained 20% of US uranium

We have described it a bit more precisely as mining licenses for about 20 percent of U.S. uranium extraction capacity. But we were out of...

October 31, 2017 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.

October 27, 2017 2:20 pm


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Fact check: Sessions' claim 'dirty immigration lawyers' encourage clients to cite 'credible fear'

Sessions zeroed in on the asylum system, asserting immigration lawyers are coaching their clients to make claims to trigger credible fear...

October 26, 2017 12:40 pm


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Fact check: Trump's claim he's done more than Obama in fight against ISIS

In the wake of ISIS' loss of its de facto capital of Raqqa, Syria, has the Trump administration done more in its short term in office than...

October 25, 2017 1:50 pm