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Sanders’s apples-and-oranges comparison on Medicare-for-all costs

During the third Democratic debate, Sanders suggested his health-care plan would lower health-care costs significantly compared to the "status quo." Most studies say his plan will raise costs.

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President Trump’s claims about VA firings

The president says that 7,600 people have been fired in two years. But he falsely suggests none could be fired before a 2017 law.

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Eric Trump’s Four-Pinocchio claim that the Obamacare website cost more than Trump’s border barrier

The president's son also claimed he was quoting the actor Tim Allen, but that's wrong, too.

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Fact-checking the third Democratic presidential debate

Here's a roundup of eight claims from the third Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.

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Trump’s fuzzy vision on the Sept. 11 attacks

The president has told many tall tales related to the 2001 terrorist attacks.

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Trump’s misleading claims about China’s economy

President Trump's numbers are overblown, unsupported or illogical, experts say.

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Valerie Plame’s claim that Scooter Libby leaked her identity

Libby, chief of staff to vice president Cheney, was convicted of perjury, but he was not the source of the article that first disclosed a CIA operative's name.

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Biden’s claim that he opposed the Iraq War the ‘moment it started’

We reviewed Biden's statements at the time, and he repeatedly said the war was “just” and “right.” His staff now says that Biden misspoke.

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More than two years later, Trump’s wall remains unbuilt

The president insists he's building "the wall," but it's actually a much more modest system of fences and vehicle barriers, many of which are simply being replaced.

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Biden’s claim that more Iraq/Afghanistan veterans have committed suicide than were killed in action

The former vice president says there are more suicides "by a long shot" but his claim is surprisingly difficult to confirm.

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