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Pete Buttigieg’s claim that ‘we cut the black poverty rate by more than half’

Buttigieg is using Census Bureau estimates, but he picked the most flattering numbers instead of the most statistically reliable.

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GOP tries to connect dots on Biden and Ukraine, but comes up short

Lawmakers suggest that there is a connection between a “raid” in Ukraine and Joe Biden’s calls in February 2016. But there’s less to those events than meets the eye.

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Did impeachment witnesses say Hunter Biden should be ‘looked at’?

Rep. Douglas A. Collins (R-Ga.) suggested that witnesses in the impeachment inquiry said Hunter Biden's earnings from a Ukraine gas company should be investigated. We checked the videotape.

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Not enough Pinocchios for Trump’s CrowdStrike obsession

In the space of ten sentences, President Trump told Four Whoppers

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Anti-impeachment ad twists Ocasio-Cortez’s words

A just-launched digital and television ad campaign from the American Action Network isolates a quote from the freshman congresswoman, creating the impression that she confirmed a partisan impeachment theory.

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Fact-checking the fifth Democratic presidential debate

Here's a roundup of ten claims from the fifth Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.

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Schiff’s claim that the whistleblower has a ‘statutory right’ to anonymity

National security experts list many reasons why the whistleblower should remain anonymous, but a statutory right isn't one of them.

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Gordon Sondland’s testimony: The contradictions and discrepancies

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union will be on the hot seat this week. Here's a guide to how his testimony differs from other witnesses.

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How Russia weaponized social media, got caught and escaped consequences

Russia weaponized social media in an attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election. But its efforts didn't end after it was caught.

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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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