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Warren’s misleading pitch for her tax on billionaires

Warren's new ad suggests billionaires would have to pay two cents on the dollar. But it's three times more than that.

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Fact-checking the opening day of the Trump impeachment hearings

Here’s a roundup of some of the key misleading claims made at the first day of public hearings.

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President Trump’s misleading spin on the border crisis

The president keeps claiming border facilities for children are much better than they were under President Barack Obama. That’s not true.

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The Fact Checker’s guide to impeachment hearing spin

Here’s your cheat sheet to debunked claims you may hear during the hearings about president’s call, the whistleblower complaint and Ukraine’s alleged involvement in the 2016 elections.

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Pompeo tries to spin himself out of a tricky situation

The Secretary of State avoids answering why he refused to back a statement of support for a career diplomat by responding to a question that has not been asked.

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Rand Paul’s claim that Trump has a constitutional right to confront whistleblowers

The senator invoked the Sixth Amendment to defend President Trump. But it has nothing to do with impeachment.

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Booker’s claim: More people have died from ‘gun violence’ in his lifetime than in all U.S. wars

The numbers add up, if you count all deaths by guns. But is the comparison valid?

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Trump’s false claim about what the Ukrainian president said about the U.S. ambassador

President Trump says Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “out of the blue” attacked U.S. diplomat Marie Yovanovitch. That's not what the rough transcript shows.

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Warren’s plan to pay for Medicare-for-all: Does it add up?

The Fact Checker's guide to understanding Warren's cost and revenue assumptions

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Trump’s false claim of ‘centuries’ of fighting between Turks and Kurds

Over and over, the president says the Turks and Kurds have been flighting for hundreds of years. This is not only simplistic, but historically ignorant and false.

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