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Lawmaker claims illegal immigrants released by Obama are committing a murder a day

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.) earns 4 Pinocchios for making an assertion that lacks any basis in fact.

The zombie statistic about women’s share of income and property

A statistic, based on fishy data from four decades ago, continues to circulate, usually around International Women's Day.

Obama’s claim that Keystone XL oil ‘bypasses the U.S.’ earns Four Pinocchios

The president jumps the shark with his latest claim on the controversial project.

Montana senator twice gets his facts wrong on timber sales and litigation

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) offered statistics that were wildly off the mark on an issue crucial to his state.

Key report in battle over car dealer sales is bizarrely outdated

An often-cited Justice Department report was out of date as soon as it was published -- six years ago.

Giuliani’s false claims about Obama’s speeches

The former NYC mayor says Obama never talks about American exceptionalism or love of country. Four Pinocchios!

Lawmaker bungles immigration facts at town hall meeting

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) earns Four Pinocchios for misleading his constituents on immigration issues.

Biden’s strange claim of knowing ‘an awful lot’ of Somali cab drivers in Delaware

Vice President Biden earns 4 Pinocchios for a statement that appears to have little basis in fact.

No, the VA has not fired 60 people for manipulating wait-time data

VA Secretary Robert McDonald earns 4 Pinocchios for falsely claiming 60 people have been fired for wait-time manipulation.

A zombie Obamacare stat emerges again, earns Four Pinocchios

The Republican National Committee is circulating an Obamacare statistic that is even worse than when it was debunked before.

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