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Hyperbolic GOP claims about IRS agents and audits

No, the bill boosting funding for the IRS will not mean 87,000 new agents or a surge in audits of middle-class Americans.

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Fact-checking Trump’s new campaign-style video

Trump made 18 statements of material fact in his new campaign-style video. Almost 90 percent are false or misleading.

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The Senate bill and Biden’s pledge to not raise taxes on people making less than $400,000

The president made a big promise during the campiagn. Whether he kept it depends on how you look at arcane tax math.

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Biden’s claim that the drug-price bill will ‘help fight inflation’

The president is pushing a bill that he says will tackle the high prices of some prescription drugs. But not all of it will happen right away.

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The misleading claim that a Democratic candidate ‘sued’ a group of nuns over contraception coverage

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, a gubernatorial hopeful, sued the federal government — not nuns providing charity for the poor.

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RNC’s Biden ‘cheap fake’ paints a misleading picture of mental fitness

Once again, the Republican National Committee snips a clip, leaving the context out.

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A one-source story about a 10-year-old and an abortion goes viral

News reports around the globe and now President Biden have cited the case of a 10-year-old who sought an abortion. But this is a difficult story to confirm.

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The misplaced outrage over Hunter Biden and U.S. oil reserves bought by China

A Chinese company once tied to Hunter Biden won a bid for oil from the energy oil reserves but nothing nefarious is going on.

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Biden’s inaccurate claim about writing law review articles on privacy

The president claimed to have written a number of law review articles on privacy in the U.S. Constitution. We found one newspaper op-ed.

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The most popular fact checks of 2022, so far

Here are the 10 fact checks that have most captivated — or angered — readers so far in 2022.

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