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The recurring GOP myth about John McCain’s ‘no’ on Obamacare repeal

Republicans often suggest they were just one vote from victory. But there were negotiations and many more votes to come, with the outcome in doubt.

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The disconnect between President Trump and his administration on freedom of the press

Vice President Pence and the State Department defend reporters overseas. But their efforts are undercut by the president's rhetoric on “fake news” and “enemy of the people.”

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President Trump’s crowd-size estimates: Increasingly unbelievable

The president loves to inflate his crowd sizes, sometimes adding tens of thousands of people to the count. But the reality is much, much lower.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s wild Daily Caller interview

Election fraud, the Mueller investigation, the midterm elections and the Affordable Care Act — there were a lot of subjects subject to presidential misinformation in Trump's interview with the Daily Caller.

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Gillibrand’s cascade of misfired employment statistics

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), a potential 2020 presidential candidate, mangled three employment statistics while making the case the economy can do better.

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Does the Trump tax cut give 83 percent of the benefits to the top 1 percent?

Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Maria Bartiromo sparred over whether his talking point was accurate.

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Trump’s itchy Twitter finger: His latest false claims

The president's Twitter feed is often inaccurate, but he has topped himself in recent days with tweets on forest fires, elections and stocks.

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Can dictators and enemy generals obtain birthright citizenship for their children?

President Trump has made this claim at least twice. It's not as wrong as it seems regarding generals, but it's a shakier claim for dictators.

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The Trump administration’s fuzzy math on ‘criminals’ in the caravan

President Trump claims there are 300 "rough, rough people" in the caravan of migrants traveling through Mexico. But the administration won't explain how that figure is calculated.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s post-election news conference

Here's a look at ten claims made by President Trump at his post-election news conference.

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