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Tim Scott often talks about his grandfather and cotton. There’s more to that tale.

The South Carolina senator said he went from "Cotton to Congress in one lifetime," but his ancestors owned unusually large amounts of land.

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Stephen Miller’s attack on Biden’s immigration policy

The architect of Donald Trump's immigration policies twisted a few facts in criticizing Biden's.

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Faulty math: The claim that Biden’s infrastructure plan costs $850,000 per job

The Republican National Committee uses simple-minded math to make a misleading claim.

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Yes, the House can vote on expanding the Supreme Court

Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) gave a false response to a thorny question about a Democratic court-packing bill.

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Biden’s claim that gun owners support his gun-control proposals

The president asserted that a majority of gun owners supported enhanced background checks and an assault-weapons ban. He was half right.

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A pair of misleading GOP attacks on Biden’s infrastructure plan

Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) have offered dubious claims and faulty numbers to attack Biden’s infrastructure plan.

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Biden’s claim that the ‘average rapist rapes about six times’

The president cites a statistic derived from a two-decade-old study that has come under attack by other experts on sexual assault.

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Fact-checking Biden’s remarks on guns

The president pushed the envelope with some of the statements he made on guns in the Rose Garden.

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Biden says suicides are up because of covid. That may not have happened.

New data suggests suicides fell in 2020, but overdoses and other “deaths of despair” are up during the pandemic.

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Biden’s pitch that the economy ‘will create 19 million jobs’ if infrastructure is passed

The president used finely-tuned language that sometimes leaves the wrong impression -- and which other administration officials have bungled.

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