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President Trump’s false claim that insurance companies ‘have made a fortune’ from Obamacare

Health-insurance companies have lost billions of dollars in the Obamacare exchanges, which is why they are fleeing the market.

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Trump’s still-wrong claim that the U.S. is the world’s highest-taxed developed nation

A reporter finally asked the president why he keeps making a false claim about U.S. taxes. His answer was, well, Trumpian.

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McCaskill’s false claim that she ‘wasn’t here’ when the DEA bill was passed

The Missouri Democrat has said she was away dealing with health issues at the time. But the record shows that's not true.

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365 days of Trump claims

Every suspect claim made by President Trump during his first year in office, in one place

The Trump Promise Tracker

Donald Trump made 60 key promises during the 2016 campaign. We will track his progress during his presidency.

The 2016 Election Fact Checker

Every fact check of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in one place.

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Do tougher gun laws lead to ‘dramatically lower rates of gun violence’?

Sen. Murphy (D-Conn.) said tough gun laws dramatically reduce gun violence, but his claim is based on little evidence. Part 2 of a series.

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Does a city with the ‘toughest gun laws’ end up with ‘worst gun violence’?

Chicago is often cited as evidence that tough gun laws don't work, but the facts are wrong. Part 1 of a series.

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Trump’s claim that Obama ‘didn’t make calls’ to families of the fallen

Trump quickly backtracked from his claim but is there evidence that Obama called families of soldiers who died in combat?

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In the Virginia’s governor’s race, four-Pinocchio attack ads on both sides

The Virginia governor's race is getting nasty, with both campaigns slinging mud at each other.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s speech on the Iran deal

Here's a roundup of eight key claims made by President Trump in his speech on the Iran nuclear deal

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Trump’s claim that a U.S. interceptor can knock out ICBMs ’97 percent of the time’

The president offered a reassuring image in case of a North Korean attack, but it's based on faulty math and flawed assumptions.

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