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Political leaders and government officials like to make dramatic statements. Are they telling the truth?

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. Scott Perry .'

Half-True

GOP lawmaker claims FBI purged training documents. Here's what we found

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. Bernie Sanders .'

False

Bernie Sanders wrongly says Donald Trump never apologized for Access Hollywood tape

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. Nancy  Pelosi .'

Mostly False

Have wages failed to go up on Donald Trump's watch?

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. Don Blankenship .'

firePants on Fire!fire

Convicted mining CEO and GOP candidate says official papers reveal 'Obama's deadliest cover-up'

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Donald Trump

False

Donald Trump wrong that black homeownership rate is at a record high

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. Bloggers .'

firePants on Fire!fire

No, Roy Moore accuser didn't admit she forged his signature in her yearbook

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. Brendan Boyle .'

False

No, the GOP concealed carry bill does not block states from keeping guns out of schools

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Donald Trump

Mostly True

Donald Trump says job market is getting non-workers working. Is it?

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. Doug Jones .'

Mostly False

Doug Jones launches misleading attack ad about Roy Moore's court record on sex crime cases

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Donald Trump

Mostly True

Is Donald Trump correct about the history of the Jerusalem Embassy Act?

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The Washington Post

The biggest Pinocchios of 2017

The biggest Pinocchios of 2017

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Comparing the 'Trump economy’ to the ‘Obama economy’

Comparing the ‘Trump economy’ to the ‘Obama economy’

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Fact-checking Jimmy Kimmel on CHIP funding

Fact-checking Jimmy Kimmel on CHIP funding

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Pelosi's claim the House GOP is 'inviting' violent criminals to carry concealed weapons

Pelosi’s claim the House GOP is ‘inviting’ violent criminals to carry concealed weapons

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Trump's claim that West Virginia is 'sending clean coal' to 'China'

Trump’s claim that West Virginia is ‘sending clean coal’ to ‘China’

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Only seven weeks in the winter of 2016-2017. That’s how much time elapsed between fateful phone calls made by incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn and his firing by President Trump. On Dec. 1, Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts he had with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak. He was charged […]

Seven weeks in winter: Flynn, Trump and Comey

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History lesson: Do big tax cuts pay for themselves?

History lesson: Do big tax cuts pay for themselves?

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Does the Senate tax bill really offer a tax break for private jets, as key Democrats claim?

Does the Senate tax bill really offer a tax break for private jets, as key Democrats claim?

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Trump's claim that 'they just kept cutting, cutting, cutting the military' until it was 'depleted'

Trump’s claim that ‘they just kept cutting, cutting, cutting the military’ until it was ‘depleted’

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The GOP's $10,000 cap on property tax deductions and how it affects one congressional district

The GOP’s $10,000 cap on property tax deductions and how it affects one congressional district

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