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

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No, Maxine Waters did not say she would impeach Donald Trump if she were president

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. Mike Pence .'

Half-True

Is Mike Pence right that religion is gaining new life in US?

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Donald Trump exaggerates on number of MS-13 gang members deported

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Donald Trump

Mostly True

Is a police officer assaulted every 10 minutes in the United States, as Donald Trump said?

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. Patrick Morrisey .'

Half-True

Patrick Morrisey says Joe Manchin won't budge on Obamacare, ignoring bipartisan efforts

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. Patrick Morrisey .'

Mostly False

Patrick Morrisey cherry-picks Joe Manchin's votes on Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch

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. Jacky Rosen .'

Mostly False

Rosen misleads on Heller Yucca Mountain vote

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. Patty Murray .'

Half-True

Does detaining an immigrant for a year cost 4 times federal spending on a child in public school?

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. Nancy  Pelosi .'

False

Nancy Pelosi wrong on Medicaid's role for children, elderly

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Donald Trump

firePants on Fire!fire

Did Donald Trump sign the first military pay raise in 10 years?

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The Washington Post

Are human-smuggling cartels at the U.S. border earning $500 million a year?

Are human-smuggling cartels at the U.S. border earning $500 million a year?

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Comey’s claim he didn’t tell Congress that FBI agents thought Flynn was not intentionally lying

Comey’s claim he didn’t tell Congress that FBI agents thought Flynn was not intentionally lying

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Trump’s claim that U.S. is only country with ‘thousands’ of immigration judges

Trump’s claim that U.S. is only country with ‘thousands’ of immigration judges

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The news media does apologize for mistakes, unlike the White House

The news media does apologize for mistakes, unlike the White House

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Video: ‘What happened to the tapes?’ Gina Haspel’s role in destroying evidence of the CIA’s torture program

Video: ‘What happened to the tapes?’ Gina Haspel’s role in destroying evidence of the CIA’s torture program

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Pence’s claim that ‘religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite’

Pence’s claim that ‘religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite’

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Jeff Sessions’s claim that an ACLU settlement with Chicago caused murders to spike

Jeff Sessions’s claim that an ACLU settlement with Chicago caused murders to spike

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CIA director nominee Haspel and the destruction of interrogation tapes: Contradictions and questions

CIA director nominee Haspel and the destruction of interrogation tapes: Contradictions and questions

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Do 98 percent of mass public shootings happen in gun-free zones?

Do 98 percent of mass public shootings happen in gun-free zones?

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Fact-checking President Trump’s reasons for leaving the Iran nuclear deal

Fact-checking President Trump’s reasons for leaving the Iran nuclear deal

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