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Walker throws out some education-related numbers to show his policies are working, but they're not as impressive as he makes them sound.

The Kentucky lawmaker likes to display an oversized check made out to the U.S. taxpayer. But who really gets the money?

As a department shutdown looms, lawmakers have claimed a range of impacts. We look at the facts.

The DHS secretary's generalized statement does not tell the whole story, and it cherry-picks apprehensions data.

This is one of the former Texas governor's favorite claims, but it's a convenient one that obscures the reality.

Some politicians are suggesting a link between illegal immigration and the measles outbreak. What's the evidence?

We fact check various remarks on vaccinations by politicians, including Obama's controversial remarks in 2008.

Lawmakers and the media frequently use a catchy figure about the number of veteran suicides, but there's a lot of information missing.

The former Florida governor gets his facts wrong about which nations export oil to the United States

What really happened when a bust of Churchill loaned to George W. Bush was returned to Britain?

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